Age of Conan: Rise of the Godslayer to Launch on May 11th

Funcom fired over a quick announcement confirming that their Age of Conan: Rise of the Godslayer expansion pack will launch on May 11th, 2010. A pre-order campaign has been kicked off, too, for those of you who are fans of the MMORPG:
'Age of Conan: Rise of the Godslayer' to launch on May 11th

Durham, USA April 21st, 2010 Funcom is proud to announce the launch of the pre-order campaign for '˜Rise of the Godslayer', the first expansion for the highly acclaimed massively multiplayer online role-playing game '˜Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures'. The expansion, set in the eastern empire of Khitai, builds on an already extensive Conan universe and will let players travel to a unique part of Conan's world where an ancient traditional culture clashes with dark forces. '˜Rise of the Godslayer' expands on an already massive game world, and will also introduce entirely new and exciting gameplay mechanics.

The expansion will launch on May 11th and will be available both through retail and as a digital download. In retail the expansion will come in an all-new packaging that includes both the expansion and the original game, allowing new players to quickly get up to speed with all the new content and gameplay. The retail product comes bundled with a new social pet as well as a package of virtual items to welcome new players to Hyboria.