Funcom issued a press release this morning announcing that fans can sign up for the Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures beta test starting today.
Funcom and Eidos launch Age of Conan Beta program
- Sign up for the Age of Conan Beta today - Be the first to enter the world of Conan -
Durham, USA April 3, 2007 Get ready for the most savage, sexy and action-packed MMO ever created as Funcom and Eidos finally open the floodgates to the massive world of Conan. The official Age of Conan Beta sign-up starts today, giving thousands of pioneers a unique chance to play the groundbreaking MMO months before release!
"We have been waiting for this day since we started development on Age of Conan, and it will be an epic moment as we see large waves of players charging into Hyboria," said Gaute Godager, founder of Funcom and Game Director on 'Age of Conan'. "As we get ready to unleash the most brutal MMO ever created we will let an increasing amount of players test our creation. With extended Beta testing for months to come we can hone and polish based on large-scale feedback, allowing us to fulfill the potential of the game."
Just think of it - You There - On the battlefield. Unleashing devastating damage and death, laughing in the face of danger as you rally forth. Steel and magic, power and war, gods and demons, a barbaric world on the verge of collapse.this is the Age of Conan, this is your chance to shape one of the most anticipated PC games in development.
Go to beta.ageofconan.com to sign up.
'Age of Conan' will release on the 30th of October. The game is consistently listed as one of the most anticipated PC games of 2007, and won 'Best MMO of E3' awards from IGN, GameSpot, GameSpy and Yahoo. 'Age of Conan' is a key title in Microsoft's Games for Windows line-up, as well as being a showcase DX10 title for nVidia. More information, Beta sign-up, forums and a welcoming community portal can be found on http://www.ageofconan.com
ABOUT FUNCOM - Funcom is an independent developer and publisher of online games for PC, consoles and mobile platforms. Funcom has provided outstanding entertainment since 1993 and continues to expand its track-record of more than twenty released games. Recent titles include 'The Longest Journey', 'Anarchy Online' and 'Dreamfall: The Longest Journey'. For corporate information please visit http://www.funcom.com . For information about Funcom games visit http://www.anarchy-online.com , http://www.dreamfall.com or http://www.ageofconan.com . Funcom is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange under the ticker FUNCOM.
ABOUT CONAN PROPERTIES INTERNATIONAL - Conan Properties International, a wholly owned subsidiary of Paradox Entertainment Inc., controls all rights to Conan, associated characters and the Hyborian world, as created by Robert E. Howard and expanded upon by acclaimed authors and artists for decades. Conan is considered to be the world's best-known fantasy character. For more information about Conan Properties International, visit http://www.conan.com. For information about Paradox Entertainment Inc., visit http://www.paradox-entertainment.com.
ABOUT EIDOS INTERACTIVE LTD - Eidos Interactive Ltd is part of SCi Entertainment Group Plc (SEG) one of the world's leading publishers and developers of entertainment software. Eidos consists of publishing operations across Europe and the US and several development studios including Crystal Dynamics, IO Interactive, Beautiful Game Studios, Eidos Hungary, Eidos Sweden and Pivotal Games. The Group has a valuable combined portfolio of intellectual property including: Tomb Raider, Hitman, Deus Ex, Championship Manager, Carmageddon, Battlestations Midway, the Conflict series and Just Cause. Some of the titles currently in development include: Kane & Lynch: Dead Men, Crossfire, Highlander and Age of Conan.