– Avast, ye yellow landlubbers! This 'ere press release holds a map that will lead ye to the greatest treasure o' all: a new in-game trailer! –
Oslo, Norway – March 28th, 2014 – LEGO® Minifigures Online is currently being developed by Funcom, and leading up to Open Beta this summer, more details about the game will be revealed.
Last week, Funcom attended the Game Developer Conference in San Francisco, offering press their first hands-on opportunity with the game. The embargo for this event was lifted yesterday, and since then, coverage has been popping up on sites such as IGN, GameInformer, Destructoid, PC World, MMORPG.com and many others. The content press got to play at GDC was set in one of the many worlds players get to explore in LEGO Minifigures Online: the Pirate World.
So, let's go back to pirate mode:
Ye think yer a proper pirate, aye? Well, then! Head over to Volcano Island and battle the terrible ghost pirate Dreadleg, or mark yer maps for Treasure Island and best the most terrifying o' sea monsters: Crikey the Kraken! This be what separates the scallywags from the swashbucklers and the bilge rats from the buccaneers!
Or, ye can just watch this 'ere moving picture:
The video is available in English, German, French and Spanish language versions.
Head over to www.playminifigures.com to register for the ongoing Closed Beta and to learn more about the game.
Director of Communications
ABOUT FUNCOM: Funcom is an independent developer and publisher of online games for PC and consoles. Funcom has provided outstanding entertainment since 1993 and continues to expand its track-record of more than twenty released games. Recent titles include 'The Secret World', ‘Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures’, 'Anarchy Online' and 'Dreamfall: The Longest Journey'. For corporate information please visit www.funcom.com. For information about Funcom games visit www.anarchy-online.com, www.dreamfall.com, www.thesecretworld.com or www.ageofconan.com. Funcom is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange under the ticker FUNCOM.
ABOUT THE LEGO GROUP: The LEGO Group is a privately held company based in Billund, Denmark. The company is still owned by the Kirk Kristiansen family who founded it in 1932.
The LEGO Group is engaged in the development of children's creativity through playing and learning. Based on the world-famous LEGO® brick, the company today provides toys, experiences and teaching materials for children in more than 130 countries. The LEGO Group has approximately 10,000 employees, and it is the world's third largest manufacturer of play materials.
Our head office is in Billund, Denmark but we have subsidiaries and branches throughout the world, and LEGO products are sold in more than 130 countries.