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Deep Silver expands 7Million Closed Beta and introduces Stimato faction

Deep Silver, the games label of Koch Media, a leading producer and distributor of digital entertainment products, is pleased to announce the news that the due to high interest the Closed Beta phase of the urban MMO 7Million will be expanded. Also there are new details about the third major faction in Paradise City, the Stimato.

Formerly largest faction in town at www.7million.com, the Stimato were complacent and fixed in their traditions, until the aspiring Lawford Connection took control over the city away from them. Now their goal is to react to the rapidly changing events in order to regain their former power. But a new power ascending within the famiglia may well provide them with an even tougher challenge. The portrait of the Stimato faction also introduces several of its members who may cross the player's path in the future.

Deep Silver are also announcing an expansion of the Closed Beta phase due to huge demand,so all budding amateur mobsters are urged to sign up at www.7million.com. New players will then be introduced to the game step by step while existing players will be kept on their toes as more contents and new features are integrated.

7Million is a free massively multiplayer online game, set in a modern world full of life, glamour, and spectacular heists. The open-world setting of Paradise City serves as a background for numerous thrilling missions and as a meeting point for gamers from all over the world to meet and team up with their individually created characters.

7Million is developed by Team Vienna and produced by Cliffhanger Productions.

About Deep Silver

Deep Silver develops and distributes interactive games for all platforms. The Deep Silver label means to captivate all computer and video gamers who enjoy and share a passion for thrilling gameplay in modern game worlds. Deep Silver works withits partners to achieve a maximum of success while maintaining the highest possible quality, always focusing on what the customer desires. Deep Silver products are designed to equally appeal to professionals and beginners, children and adults.

Deep Silver has published around 40 games since 2003, including the most successful adventure of 2006, Secret Files: Tunguska, the bestseller ANNO 1701 (co-published with Sunflowers), the challenging CrossworDS knowledge puzzle game, the horse simulation Horse Life DS, and the soccer MMO World of Soccer Online. Current developments include Warhammer? - Battle March™ (in cooperation with Namco Bandai), the action role-playing game Sacred 2: Fallen Angel (in cooperation with Ascaron), S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Clear Sky, the sinister Chernobyl shooter for PC, and the new game from the Piranha Bytes team. Deep Silver's own developing studio opened in 2007. For more information please visit www.deepsilver.com.

Koch Media is a leading producer and distributor of digital entertainment products (software, games and movies on DVD). The company's own sales activities, marketing and distribution extend throughout Europe, and it has formed strategic alliances with numerous software and games manufacturers: Ascaron, Braingame, D3P, G-Data, Gamelife, Kaspersky Lab, Lexware, Namco Bandai, Pinnacle, Square Enix, Sony Online Entertainment, System3, etc. Headquartered in Planegg near Munich/Germany, Koch Media owns publishing and distribution branches in Germany, England, France, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, Spain and the USA. www.kochmedia.com

About Team Vienna:

Team Vienna is a development studio founded in 2006 by a team of games industry veterans. The core team around Markus Hajek, Kaweh Kazemi, Peter Pisarik and Erik Pojar has successfully worked at executive and lead level on titles like the Max Payne Series, GTA-Doublepack and The Clou!. Team Vienna guarantees development work in time and budget while achieving the highest possible quality level, and combines extensive international experience with expertise on all current platforms. For more information please visit www.teamvienna.at

About Cliffhanger Productions:

Cliffhanger Productions is an independent Production Company in the emerging computer and video games market. Formed in 2005 by experienced industry specialists Michael Paeck and Jan Wagner, Cliffhanger Productionsoffers a range of services to Game Publishers, Game Developers, IP holders and investors, from industry-specific consultancy to full game production, with its global network of outsourcing partners and development team. Cliffhanger Productions has been producing a range of internationally recognized and commercially successful titles such as SpellForce 2 and Gothic 3. Cliffhanger Productions operates offices in Frankfurt/Germany and Vienna, Austria. For more information please visit www.cliffhanger-productions.com

UK Press Contact

Dave Harrison

Tel: +44 870 027 6530

Fax: +44 870 027 6630

D.Harrison@kochmedia.com

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