First expansion to the best-selling MMO ‘Age of Conan’ launches 11th of May 2010
Durham, USA – May 5th, 2010 – Funcom just released the launch trailer for ‘Rise of the Godslayer’, the first expansion for the highly acclaimed massively multiplayer online role-playing game ‘Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures’. The launch trailer gives a unique look into the many locations, characters and monsters that players will be able to meet and experience when the expansion launches online and as a part of an updated package in retail on May 11th.
The trailer is available in English, German, French, Spanish, Russian and Polish and can be downloaded from the Funcom press FTP.
You can also find the video on Funcom’s YouTube channel: www.youtube.com/funcom.
“We are getting close to the launch date for ‘Age of Conan: Rise of the Godslayer’, and we are very excited to bring this expansion to life,” says Game Director and Executive Producer Craig Morrison. “This trailer gives but a tiny glimpse of all the amazing content and gameplay that we are offering in the expansion, as Khitai is a massive land filled with new experiences.”
The expansion, set in the eastern empire of Khitai, builds on an already extensive Conan universe. ‘Rise of the Godslayer’ expands on an already massive game world, and will also introduce entirely new and exciting gameplay mechanics. Launching on May 11th, the expansion will be available both through retail and as a digital download. In retail the expansion will come in an all-new packaging that includes both the expansion and the original game, allowing new players to quickly get up to speed with all the new content and gameplay.
Launching in May 2008 ‘Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures’ quickly became a smash hit in retail, shipping over 1.2 million copies around the world. In North America, the most prominent online gaming market in the west, ‘Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures’ became the third best-selling PC title of the year in 2008. In the weeks after launch ‘Age of Conan’ simultaneously topped the charts in 17 countries, and the game received critical acclaim from gaming press across the globe. ‘Age of Conan’ is now available in English, French, German, Spanish, Russian and Polish localized versions, and is being prepared for launch in Korea as well.
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