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JOYMAX UNVEILS LAUNCH DATE FOR THE NEXT EXPANSION OF SILKROAD ONLINE

MYSTERIOUS TEMPLE OF JUPITER TO LAUNCH ON AUGUST 2ND; INCLUDES LEVEL CAP INCREASE TO 120, NEW SKILLS AND OVER 60 NEW QUESTS

Seoul, KOREA - July 28, 2011 - Joymax, a developer and publisher of interactive entertainment for the global market, today revealed that the eighth expansion for Silkroad Online, Mysterious Temple of Jupiter will go live August 2nd. The eighth update to the popular Silkroad Online series will bring both character and skill mastery level increases, as well as new quests, and many important improvements to the game's performance.

"For the latest expansion to Silkroad Online, we have listened closely to our community of players and are excited to offer new challenges and improvements", said Nam-chul Kim, CEO of Joymax. "The new level cap of 120 and the introduction of a massive range of new quests will be refreshing to new and continuing players and will keep users occupied with many new areas to explore within the universe of Silkroad Online".

Players will be able to reach level 120, an increase from the current 110 levels and learn new skills including Chinese and European arts. The expansion adds 60 new quests as part of the exploration of the mysterious temples dedicated to Jupiter, although players must be at least level 111 to enter! There's also plenty of content for low to mid-level characters, with a streamlined and improved enemy monster AI which provides a more active, tactical experience.

Players can check out the official Legend VIII teaser site at http://www.joymax.com/silkroad, or watch for updates on the Facebook page http://www.facebook.com/officialsilkroad and Twitter http://twitter.com/#!/SilkroadOnline

About Silkroad Online Silkroad Online is a massively multiplayer online role-playing game that puts the player deep into historical fantasy, joining the Chinese and European civilizations along the Silk Road trade route. Traveling across Jangan, from China to Constantinople, players can make their fortunes as merchants, prey on the rich as thieves, or be protection-for-hire as hunters. The most recent expansion, Legend V Plus: Battle Arena provides players with a new PvP arena battle system where they can duel adversaries for Arena coins and Experience as they compete for ultimate domination!

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About Joymax

Since its establishment in April, 1997, Joymax has become a global entertainment company developing and publishing high-quality multimedia content. Based in Seoul, Korea, the company has published numerous titles for the PC platform, and its first MMORPG, Silkroad Online, which launched in 2004, has since grown to offer service in 200 countries. For more information, please visit http://www.joymax.com

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