Epic 300-Player Battles to be Waged in Joymax's Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game
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SAN JOSE, CA - December 11, 2007 - Joymax, an independent developer of interactive entertainment for the global market, has announced that a new chapter in the Silkroad Online saga will be available as a free download on December 18th, 2007. The update, entitled Legend II - Fortress Wars, will give players the capability to test their mettle in massive weekly battles, fighting for dominance of the many cities lining the historic Silk Road.
Guild vs. guild combat for up to 300 players will occur every Friday, and will combine real-time strategy elements, like building defensive structures and commanding NPC troops, with fast-paced MMO combat, leaving the victors in control of a city's taxes and financial gains for an entire week. Guilds that enter the fray will have access to mighty siege engines, formidable guard towers, and fearsome monsters to aid them in battle.
"With Legend II - Fortress Wars, players of Silkroad Online will be reminded what we mean by 'massively multiplayer,'" said June K. Son, General Manager of Joymax. "This game has always offered players an open-ended means to forge their own destiny. Now, by allowing them to seize and control cities, we're letting them change the course of the entire world."
More information on Legend II - Fortress Wars can be read at the official website, at http://www.silkroadonline.net/teaser/fortress_update/index.asp.
About Silkroad Online
Silkroad Online is a massively multiplayer online RPG that puts the player deep into ancient Chinese and European civilizations along the historic Silk Road trade route.. Traveling across Jang'an, China to Constantinople, players can make their fortunes as merchants, prey on the rich as thieves, or be protection-for-hire as hunters. Silkroad Online is free to play, and offers the unique chance for players to develop their characters free of restrictionsor fixed paths.
More information about Silkroad Online is available at http://www.silkroadonline.net.
Since its establishment in April 1997, Joymax has been developing quality games for the rapidly-growing interactive entertainment market. Based in Seoul, Korea, the company has published numerous titles for the PC platform, and its first MMORPG, Silkroad Online, has grown to offer service to over 200 countries since its 2004 launch. Joymax is a global entertainment company providing multimedia content. For more information, please visit http://www.joymax.co.kr/eng.