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OLD SCHOOL COMMEMORATES A CLASSIC RUNESCAPE ADVENTURE WITH DRAGON SLAYER SEQUEL

Brave the horror and discover the mystery of why Elvarg destroyed Crandor in the brand-new quest.

p>Thursday 4th January 2018, Cambridge, UK – Old School RuneScape is calling on players to face their toughest questing challenge yet with the launch of Dragon Slayer II, an epic grandmaster quest and sequel to one of the most iconic adventures in RuneScape history. Launching today, Dragon Slayer II comes at the start of Old School RuneScape’s fifth anniversary year, and tells a story of intrigue, unforgettable battles, and high-end rewards!

In addition to the grandmaster quest itself, new free-to-play content linked to Dragon Slayer II has been released, including a new novice quest – The Corsair Curse – and settlement, Corsair Cove. Dragon Slayer II also sees the launch of a new questing guild, The Myths Guild, located on the south-western tip of the Feldip Hills and only accessible to players with 200 or more quest points and those who successfully complete the new grandmaster quest.

“More than 16 years after the original Dragon Slayer quest launched and gave players their toughest challenge, we’re giving them an even grander challenge to overcome with Dragon Slayer II, one of our most memorable adventures yet!” said Mathew Kemp, Senior Product Manager, Old School RuneScape. “2018 is a real milestone year for Old School RuneScape; in addition to celebrating our fifth anniversary next month, we’re of course looking forward to the launch of Old School on mobile platforms soon!”

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About Jagex

Established in 2001, Jagex today stands as a key game developer and publisher and is the home to the iconic online role-playing game, RuneScape. RuneScape has welcomed over 250 million players to its world and more than two million of them play every month, while millions more watch avidly through social channels. In addition to RuneScape, Jagex has developed new RuneScape-branded games as it enters additional genres, including the authentically vintage edition, Old School RuneScape. Jagex employs over 320 people at its Cambridge headquarters. In 2016 Jagex became part of Fukong Interactive Entertainment, a global games group publicly listed in China. Career information can be found at www.jagex.com .

About Old School RuneScape

Launched in 2013, Old School RuneScape is the industry-leading collaboration between players and developers. Embracing its nostalgic heritage, hundreds of thousands of active players control the direction of the game with an in-game polling system. Featuring adventures for solo play through to 100-player strong raids, Old School RuneScape caters for every brave adventurer. Since 2016, Old School RuneScape has established itself as a competitive game with the seasonal free-for-all Deadman Invitationals, where winners receive cash prizes and membership. Play now at http://oldschool.runescape.com.

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