Content ties in with the new Conan the barbarian movie
Pre-order today and receive early access
Durham, USA – September 1st, 2011 – Funcom has opened up early access to, as well as preorders of the new adventure pack to ‘Age of Conan: Unchained’, called ‘Savage Coast of Turan’. The new content links directly to the recent Conan the Barbarian movie, picking up 20 years after the events of the movie has taken place. Players will meet both characters and monsters from the movie, and explore the epic locations around the Persian influenced areas of Ardashir.
"Creating this adventure pack, which took inspiration from both the recent movie and the original Conan stories has been a fantastic experience," says Game Director Craig Morrison. "The Savage Coast of Turan’ continues our efforts to continually add new and interesting content to the game. This new addition will provide players with great new challenges, rewards and experiences. Again, we are striving to capture the raw and brutal essence of Robert E Howard's original world, where evil and darkness can dwell behind even the most majestic of facades. Don't be fooled by the wondrous architecture and epic landscape, evil dwells in Turan that the players must face!"
Players who want early access to the game can purchase the Early Access Bonus pack from the in-game store, which allows access to all the new content, including the early access period which runs from September 1st to September 8th. The pack also includes an additional level 50 character upgrade for the account, as well as an additional character slot. In addition there are adventure bundles that give players that little extra such as the Camel Mount and the fighting pet the Sand Demon, as seen in the Conan the Barbarian movie.
‘Age of Conan’ launched in 2008 to raving reviews and player acclaim. The game became the best-selling new MMO of the year as it topped the sales chart in over 17 different countries simultaneously, and the game recently hit the impressive milestone of over two million players having experienced the world of Hyboria.
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