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Akella continues successful partnership with Ascaron

Moscow, 19 October, 2004: Akella announces the agreement with German developing/publishing company Ascaron to localize and distribute Ascaron's new product Sacred Plus on the territory of Russia, CIS and Baltic States.

SACRED PLUS incorporates all feedback from the player-community since the first release of Sacred. This includes an improved multi-player experience, an optimized interface and completely revised in-game balancing. This version also contains completely new features to make adventuring in Ancaria even more challenging. All previous patches and updates will remain valid.

New features of SACRED PLUS:

  • Two new regions
  • Two new main quests with many side quests
  • Five new opponents, one additional enemy boss
  • Six new sets of armor
  • Fifteen new types of weapons
  • All available updates and patches

About Akella (

Headquartered in Moscow, Akella is one of the leading companies on Russian gaming market. Founded in 1995, Akella specializes in developing, publishing and distibuting of computer games and multimedia products, having more than 20 projects developed and more than 200 published. Main Akella's in-house titles are Sea Dogs, Age of Sail 2, Privateer's Bounty: Age of Sail 2, and Pirates of the Caribbean. All of them were critically acclaimed both in Russia and outside it. Moreover, Pirates of the Caribbean was first Russian product based on Hollywood blockbuster movie. Much attention is paid to fast-growing console games market. Akella is the first Russian company that started deloping projects for PlayStation 2 and Xbox.

Since 1997, Akella localizes and publishes products of its foreign partners on Russian market. Among others, company has localized such bestsellers as Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time and XIII from Ubisoft, Akella actively collaborates with independent developers, distributing their games on ex-USSR territory and worldwide.

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