WARHAMMER ONLINE CELEBRATES ITS ONE-YEAR ANNIVERSARY
THE WAR WAGES ON AS WARHAMMER ONLINE: AGE OF RECKONING CELEBRATES ITS ONE-YEAR ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION
Player Celebrate September 2009 with the Wild Hunt Live Event, Weekend Scenarios, Veteran Rewards, XP/Renown Bonus and More
Paris, France - 17 August, 2009 - GOA, Orange's online games unit and Mythic Entertainment, an Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: ERTS) studio, today announced the celebratory activities planned for the upcoming one year anniversary of the critically acclaimed MMORPG, Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning (WAR). The celebration kicks off on 1 September in Europe with the introduction of a special new live event - the Wild Hunt, and continues all September with special weekend-only Scenarios, a month-long 20% XP/Renown bonus, special in-game items for all players, veteran rewards, and much more.
"This anniversary marks a major milestone for WAR, the Mythic development team and our fantastic community of players," said Jeff Hickman, Executive Producer of Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning. "We could think of no better way of marking this occasion than by celebrating our success with our fans for the entire month of September. We've got new content to share with the Wild Hunt live event, special versions of popular Scenarios, and a 20% Experience and Renown bonus, plus, players can get special rare drops, veteran rewards, fireworks, Halfling Pies, and exploding stout! Now that is a party Warhammer style!"
The Wild Hunt live event, taking place from 1 September to 10 September, 2009, pits the forces of Order and Destruction against the ultimate quarry in the new instanced dungeon, the Hunter's Vale. For more information about the Wild Hunt live event, visit: www.war-europe.com.
Following the Wild Hunt live event, special weekend-only events are planned with special versions of the Mourkain Temple (September 11-14), Gates of Ekrund (September 18-21) and Temple of Isha (September 25-28) Scenarios.
Throughout Septemberýs celebration, exclusive anniversary items, including Halfling Pies and the Jubilee Cloak, will be delivered via in-game mail to all players. Fans that have waged non-stop war for the past year will be rewarded with a special veteranýs reward, the WAR Aegis, and unique title, Weapon of WAR. In addition to all players receiving a 20% Experience and Renown bonus throughout September, enemies defeated in RvR combat will drop fireworks, exploding stout and other unique limited-edition anniversary items.
Based on the popular tabletop war game from Games Workshop, Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning features revolutionary Realm vs. Realm conflict that will provide players with an engaging battleground for years to come. For more information about the game, visit www.war-europe.com.