Hellgate Global's 2011 Statistics, 2012 Event Sneak Peek

T3Fun fired over a press release this morning revealing the percentage breakdowns for the characters that have been created since the game's launch last year, as well as what the team's plans are for in-game events in the new year.  While it's great to see the game enjoying continued success, it's unfortunate that there's no mention of a fix for the FPS issue and other engine-specific bugs:
Hellgate Global Looks Back at 2011 Stats, Ahead to Explosive 2012 Plans

T3fun Releases (Recruitment Roundup) Infographic Revealing Various Player Stats

LOS ANGELES - January 4, 2012 - T3fun today released an infographic about Hellgate Global's character creation data and a sneak peak of future events to come in the New Year. The infographic reveals various character creation data points, such as the most chosen gender, class and population makeup. In celebration of the new year, T3Fun has also outlined some of the big things fans can expect from Hellgate Global in 2012.

The research, displayed visually in T3Fun's (Recruitment Roundup) infographic, shows that the Marksman was the most-created character in 2011, while the Guardian stands tall as the least chosen character. On the other hand, female guardians achieved the highest character creation growth rate during the year, followed closely by the female engineer class in second. Also, contrary to popular belief, mankind's army isn't overpopulated with just male soldiers, with 40% of total players being female.

The following is a summary of some of the statistics revealed in the infographic:

'¢ Class with highest growth rate in terms of character creation (gender-specific): Female guardian, 106.65%
'¢ Class with least growth rate in terms of character creation (gender-specific): Male marksman, 98.73%
'¢ Class with highest growth rate in terms of character creation: Guardian, 103.41%
'¢ Class with least growth rate in terms of character creation: Marksman, 99.74%
'¢ Class with the highest population (gender-specific): Male marksman, 14.60%
'¢ Class with the lowest population (gender-specific): Female guardian, 4.10%
'¢ Class with the highest population: Marksman, 23%
'¢ Class with the lowest population: Guardian, 12%
'¢ Created male characters: 60%
'¢ Created female characters: 40%

Rounding out the year with the December challenges and events, including the Christmas giveaway, Hellgate Global is already gearing up to kick off 2012 with the action its players deserve. To give fans a sneak peek of what's to come, there will be a special guild event with honors and rewards for the guild that comes out on top. Much like last year's Rookie Challenge, players can expect a new, similar event coming their way only the adrenaline-pumping trials will be a much larger challenge than any (rookie) is used to! Daily hunting challenges will also be a new addition for players to test their hunting skills and earn valuable rewards. The hunt is on!

With improved services, deeper guild engagement in the works, greater challenges for the most motivated players and some of the biggest events yet Hellgate Global fans can mark their calendars for an explosive 2012.

About Hellgate
Hellgate is an online, action RPG that allows you to play in a first-person or third-person perspective. Set 27 years into the future, an ancient prophecy made centuries ago has come true and the gates of hell have opened. Demons have overrun the world of man and roam our lands, destroying, pillaging and killing humans. With the world above ground abandoned, dark and burnt to hellfire, humans are forced into hiding to protect what remains of their race while making plans to take back a world that was once theirs. In the game, mankind escapes to the underground system under the sprawling metropolis of London. Prepare for a struggle for survival in a world that has become hell.

About HanbitSoft Inc.
T3 Entertainment is a major Korean MMO developer and publisher of online games with branches in Korea, Great Britain, China, Taiwan, and Japan. Its name was established in the Asian market with the blockbuster hit 'Audition' and has been quickly expanding since, with over 300 million current users in North and South America, Europe, and Asia. With a large work-force and skill in the development of online games, T3 Entertainment has won a (Best Game of the Year) award on numerous occasions for its various titles. In conjunction with HanbitSoft, the company operates an online games portal consolidating its latest and most popular Free-to-Play MMO titles, found at www.T3Fun.com. For more information about T3 Entertainment, please visit www.t3.co.kr.

About Redbana
Formed in April 2008, Redbana Corporation is the North American publishing arm of Korea's leading videogame developer and publisher, T3 Entertainment. With the considerable support of its parent company, Redbana ultimately aims to take a place among the elite interactive entertainment studios in the North American market by offering the most high-quality and entertaining online games in the world that appeal to a wide audience of consumers. The company has released Audition Online, a rhythm-based online dance game with more than 300 million registered players worldwide, and most recently launched CardMon Hero, a popular Korean card-summoning MMORPG, while continuing development on the fast-paced hack-and-slash MMORPG Mythos. For more information about Redbana, please visit www.redbana.com.