French based publisher Focus Home Interactive announce that World of Battles, the free massively multiplayer real time strategy game developed by Frogware Studios, has now entered open beta as from today (16th July) and is available from www.worldofbattles.com
World of Battles is set in a medieval universe where nine races battle it out to dominate the entire world. Take control of your armies and earn the right to be called the Lord of War. Players can choose to play any one of nine popular fantasy races, from humans to Amazons, the Living Dead through to Orcs and Dwarves. World of Battles allows for a very high level of customization, right down to individual soldiers within your battalions. Once your troops are recruited, trained and ready for combat it’s up to you to decide on how best to equip them before heading out into the field of battle.
Once out in the field, World of Battles switches to real time strategy and allows the player unprecedented tactical control of their units. With each battle involving up to eight armies with hundreds of units in each, only those with a strong tactical head will claim victory.
World of Battles is developed by Frogwares Studios and published by Focus Home Interactive for the PC. It is free-to-play and available from www.worldofbattles.com
To view the trailer please visit: http://www.worldofbattles.com/trailer
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About Focus Home Interactive
Founded in 1996, Focus Home Interactive is a French publishing and distribution company based near Paris, France. Known for the diversity, quality and originality of its catalogue, Focus now publishes and distributes many of its titles throughout Europe and also world-wide in both boxed retail and digital distribution formats. The last five years have been very successful for Focus in France, with many of its PC licenses becoming top-sellers. Focus has also published several original titles, including the adventure game Runaway, the renowned Cycling Manager and the much-loved TrackMania. The coming months will be exciting and full of surprises with the release of high-quality games such as Blood Bowl, TrackMania DS, Runaway: A Twist of Fate, Sherlock Holmes and sport games dedicated to major events such as the America’s Cup or the Tour de France.
Created in 2000, Frogwares is an independent development studio specialized in adventure video games and located in Ukraine. Thanks to a talented team of 45 artists and programmers, Frogwares realizes quality games to please adventure fans and has alternated the production of games based upon inquiry and discovery, with high licenses such as the award-winning Sherlock Holmes, Jules Verne and now Dracula. The graphic quality, the technical innovation and the incredible ability to create environments and atmospheres are the spearheads their titles.