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Race against the clock, inside an ever-shifting network of tombs, to raid the ancient riches that lay deep within.

Tuesday 9 th May 2017, Cambridge, UK – RuneScape has today lifted the lid on the sarcophagus, and revealed The Shifting Tombs, a new and fast-paced skilling activity for mid- and high-level players, launching on 5 th June as part of the upcoming RuneScape Expansion , Menaphos: The Golden City.

Playable either solo or multiplayer, adventurers will navigate their way through the procedurally-generated catacombs, grabbing as much loot as possible within the strict five-minute time limit. Players gain rewards by smashing discarded urns, found through the tombs, solve intricate puzzles to open the sarcophagi, and mine giant crystals, all to help achieve the ultimate objective: clearing the dark corruption that has seeped and spread throughout the world.

For the ultimate challenge in discovery and exploration, players can raid The Shifting Tombs and reap the rewards, from 5 th June.

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Notes to Editor

This content is available to RuneScape members only.

Access to The Shifting Tombs requires level 50+ in the following skills: Agility, Dungeoneering, Thieving, Construction, Prayer, Divination, Runecrafting, and Crafting. Additional experience rates are unlocked at 70+ and 90+ in the eight skills mentioned above.

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 RuneScape

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Rich Eddy rich.eddy@jagex.com

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