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ProSiebenSat.1 Games and Koch Media announce PlanetSide 2 Retail Version

Exclusive in-game items and boosters included in box

Basingstoke, Hampshire, July 26, 2013. The European online games publisher ProSiebenSat.1 Games and Koch Media announce that PlanetSide 2 will be available as a boxed product for the first time.nbsp;nbsp;

To celebrate reaching an incredible five million registered players,nbsp; the PC retail edition of the successful first-person action game will be released on August 16 th 2013 pricedpound;7.99 and will be available in addition to the downloadable version which will remain available free of charge.nbsp;

The retail version will providenbsp; first-time and active PlanetSide 2 players with exclusive added value items worth more thanpound;40.00.nbsp; In addition to the main game with all updates and expansions released so far, the retail version of PlanetSide 2 contains :

24 Carat Power Pack

    <*> Exclusive to the retail version: Golden SMGs for each of the three empires:
      <*> Vanu Sovereignty Eridani SX5-G: The Eridani SX5 fully automatic submachine gun excels in close quarter combat situations. <*> New Conglomerate AF-4 Cyclone-G: The AF-4 Cyclone is a fully automatic submachine gun that has a higher damage output than most weapons in its class. <*> Terran Republic SMG-46 Armistice-G: The SMG-46 Armistice fully automatic submachine gun features a fast rate of fire and larger than average ammunition capacity.
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    <*> 7-day +50% XP boost:nbsp; increases experience gain by 50% for 7 days on your character
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    <*> 1000 SevenCash / Station Cash (worthpound;7.99), redeemable through PlanetSide 2 accounts from ProSiebenSat.1 Games and Sony Online Entertainment
nbsp;

Battle Buddy:

    <*> This 3-day +50% XP boost code can be given to a buddy or squad mate to increase experience gain by 50% for 3 days on their character
nbsp;

PlanetSide 2 can now be pre-ordered from www.amazon.co.uk; www.shopto.net and www.zavvi.com at a recommended retail price ofpound;7.99.

The contents of the retail version of PlanetSide 2 will be redeemable through all active PlanetSide 2 accounts from ProSiebenSat.1 Games and Sony Online Entertainment.

The story: battle for Auraxis

In PlanetSide 2 , players take on the roles of warriors fighting in massive science-fiction battles for dominance on the distant planet of Auraxis. Not just dozens, but thousands of soldiers face each other on foot, with various types of armored vehicles, and in heavily armed aircraft. The continuous war between the Vanu Sovereignty, the New Conglomerate and the Terran Republic rages on three huge continents as the warring empires clash amongst the ice, desert, cities and wastelands. Each individual soldier has a multitude of roles at their disposal which the player can improve continuously. Every fighter can become an important part of a never-ending epic struggle in the massive world of PlanetSide 2. PlanetSide 2 requires the players to employ tactics, teamwork and communication, promotes clan-building and currently brings communities together throughout the world.

About PlanetSide 2

PlanetSide 2 offers an unparalleled free-to-play gaming experience where players battle in massive environments alongside and against thousands of others engaging in intense air and ground combat that spans the alien planet of Auraxis. Players join one of three Empires - Terran Republic, New Conglomerate or Vanu Sovereignty - to fight in an epic war for ultimate control and territory domination. With advanced technology, years of gamer feedback, and a new SOE proprietary MMO game engine called ForgeLighttrade;, PlanetSide 2 offers a truly competitive and visceral FPS experience with massive warfare, massive customization and massive community. More information on PlanetSide2 can be found here: http://www.PlanetSide2.com .

About ProSiebenSat.1 Games GmbH

The games publisher ProSiebenSat.1 Games is a subsidiary of the ProSiebenSat.1 Group focusing on the licensing and marketing of online and mobile games, as well as the acquisition of games partners throughout Europe. The company's portfolio includes, among others, S4 League, Maestia, and Florensia, as well as Europe-wide licenses to several games from Sony Online Entertainment, including DC Universetrade; Online, EverQuestreg; II, PlanetSidereg; 2, Wizardry Onlinereg;, and the sequel to the EverQuestreg; franchise.

Basingstoke, Hampshire, July 26, 2013. The European online games publisher ProSiebenSat.1 Games and Koch Media announce that PlanetSide 2 will be available as a boxed product for the first time.nbsp;nbsp;

To celebrate reaching an incredible five million registered players,nbsp; the PC retail edition of the successful first-person action game will be released on August 16 th 2013 pricedpound;7.99 and will be available in addition to the downloadable version which will remain available free of charge.nbsp;

The retail version will providenbsp; first-time and active PlanetSide 2 players with exclusive added value items worth more thanpound;40.00.nbsp; In addition to the main game with all updates and expansions released so far, the retail version of PlanetSide 2 contains :

24 Carat Power Pack

middot;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp; Exclusive to the retail version: Golden SMGs for each of the three empires:

onbsp;nbsp; Vanu Sovereignty Eridani SX5-G: The Eridani SX5 fully automatic submachine gun excels in close quarter combat situations.

onbsp;nbsp; New Conglomerate AF-4 Cyclone-G: The AF-4 Cyclone is a fully automatic submachine gun that has a higher damage output than most weapons in its class.

onbsp;nbsp; Terran Republic SMG-46 Armistice-G: The SMG-46 Armistice fully automatic submachine gun features a fast rate of fire and larger than average ammunition capacity.

middot;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp; 7-day +50% XP boost:nbsp; increases experience gain by 50% for 7 days on your character

middot;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp; 1000 SevenCash / Station Cash (worthpound;7.99), redeemable through PlanetSide 2 accounts from ProSiebenSat.1 Games and Sony Online Entertainment

Battle Buddy:

middot;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp; This 3-day +50% XP boost code can be given to a buddy or squad mate to increase experience gain by 50% for 3 days on their character

PlanetSide 2 can now be pre-ordered from www.amazon.co.uk; www.shopto.net and www.zavvi.com at a recommended retail price ofpound;7.99.

The contents of the retail version of PlanetSide 2 will be redeemable through all active PlanetSide 2 accounts from ProSiebenSat.1 Games and Sony Online Entertainment.

The story: battle for Auraxis

In PlanetSide 2 , players take on the roles of warriors fighting in massive science-fiction battles for dominance on the distant planet of Auraxis. Not just dozens, but thousands of soldiers face each other on foot, with various types of armored vehicles, and in heavily armed aircraft. The continuous war between the Vanu Sovereignty, the New Conglomerate and the Terran Republic rages on three huge continents as the warring empires clash amongst the ice, desert, cities and wastelands. Each individual soldier has a multitude of roles at their disposal which the player can improve continuously. Every fighter can become an important part of a never-ending epic struggle in the massive world of PlanetSide 2. PlanetSide 2 requires the players to employ tactics, teamwork and communication, promotes clan-building and currently brings communities together throughout the world.

About PlanetSide 2

PlanetSide 2 offers an unparalleled free-to-play gaming experience where players battle in massive environments alongside and against thousands of others engaging in intense air and ground combat that spans the alien planet of Auraxis. Players join one of three Empires - Terran Republic, New Conglomerate or Vanu Sovereignty - to fight in an epic war for ultimate control and territory domination. With advanced technology, years of gamer feedback, and a new SOE proprietary MMO game engine called ForgeLighttrade;, PlanetSide 2 offers a truly competitive and visceral FPS experience with massive warfare, massive customization and massive community. More information on PlanetSide2 can be found here: http://www.PlanetSide2.com .

About ProSiebenSat.1 Games GmbH

The games publisher ProSiebenSat.1 Games is a subsidiary of the ProSiebenSat.1 Group focusing on the licensing and marketing of online and mobile games, as well as the acquisition of games partners throughout Europe. The company's portfolio includes, among others, S4 League, Maestia, and Florensia, as well as Europe-wide licenses to several games from Sony Online Entertainment, including DC Universetrade; Online, EverQuestreg; II, PlanetSidereg; 2, Wizardry Onlinereg;, and the sequel to the EverQuestreg; franchise.

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