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The Popular Fantasy MMORPG Now Includes Skill Balance Enhancements, Emphasis On Party Play And Massive Events

December 18, 2012– Leading online game developer and publisher, Joymax, today (Dec. 18 th) announced the launch of part two of its major update for the world-renown free-to-play MMORPG, Silkroad Online.?“Ignite Silkroad Part 2; East&West Unite!” is the second installment of a major change that started last month which also features a variety of large-scale events. It focuses on the importance of party play by offering various changes through skill balance enhancements and ultimately test players’ teamwork through a massive event.? Players, both new and returning, will now be able to experience firsthand all of these improvements the moment they log into the game! To check out all of the new enhancements and events, players can visit http://www.joymax.com/silkroad.

One of the major features of the update is the Skill Balance Enhancements that give all characters an increase in physical damage and adjustments in skill balance between Chinese and European races.? New skills have also been added for both races which support party play, and rewards players with 20% EXP Buff for playing with a party… a huge jump from the original 5%!

Beginners will also fare well in this new update.? New players will receive permanent benefits since last month’s update, and every new player will be awarded a starter package filled with nine different helpful items!? Additionally, the new Rested Experience system gives players between 50%-100% EXP buff by the time they log back into the game.?

A big update means big events!? The Roc Time Attack event is the ultimate challenge that requires both skills and team play.? Starting today, Roc the monster bird will be summoned at random times near the beginner areas; and once defeated, the second Roc appears followed by three unique monster battles at once!? The key to this challenge is to successfully defeat every monster within 10 minutes.? By achieving this mission, players can earn epic drop items from each unique monster including varying weapons and armor.? Plus, both Rocs drop 1-2 subscription cards for a random player or two which boosts the player’s level to near max, gives 30 million skill points and a player’s choice of any one set of armor!?

Players can find out more by visiting Silkroad Online’s official website at http://www.joymax.com/silkroad, or follow Silkroad Online’s Facebook which is now accessible through the game with the click of a button!?


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.

About Joymax

Since its establishment in April, 1997, Joymax has been developing and publishing quality games for the emerging online game industry of the 21st century. Based in Seoul, Korea, the company has published numerous titles for the PC market.? With its first MMORPG, Silkroad Online, the game has grown to offer service in over 200 countries since its 2004 launch. Joymax is a proven global entertainment company, providing multimedia content for all. For more information, please visit http://www.joymax.com??


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