San Francisco - April 19, 2010
The world's most popular free online dance game, Audition Online, is celebrating its one year anniversary in the US today. Audition Online has successfully taken the US by storm with its soundtrack of the hottest new music, hundreds of realistic dance moves and incredibly customizable fashions. Featuring the latest hits from pop stars including Ne-Yo, Ke$ha, Lady Gaga and more, Audition makes it hard not to dance! With over 300 million users worldwide, Audition keeps the beat going with fresh new music, outfits, dance moves and creative game modes in regular updates. If you haven't joined the party yet, now is a great time to start! In celebration of Audition Online’s one year anniversary in the US, Redbana will offer special promotions and events to thank all users and fans.
“With the successful anniversary of Audition, we are getting closer to our goal of establishing Redbana US as a premier provider of online games,” said Yun Tae, Project Manager for Audition, Redbana US. “We could not have done it without the fans. Not only are these contests our way of celebrating, but we also wanted to show our appreciation to all of the fans who have made Audition a success here in North America.”
The anniversary update will be released April 20 and includes all new music, including songs from indie artists who won the “Call for Artists” contest, new game modes, stages, and new items and emoticons. On top of the update, Redbana will be rewarding players with prizes and bonuses:
• Win free stuff for playing! Audition will be giving out some major merchandise on a weekly basis to random users logged into the game at specific times. Make sure to be logged in for the chance to win iPod Shuffles, Audition caps, notebooks, diaries and pillows. For more details on specific times and dates, please visit: http://forums.redbana.com/showthread.php?t=23998
• Earn more prizes by purchasing a GoCash Prepaid Card! Players that purchase a Go Cash Card will automatically be entered in a drawing for 1 of 3 Audition skinned iPod Shuffles. Throughout the contest, the biggest Bana Cash spenders will be displayed on the leaderboard. The player that purchases the most in the month of April will receive the Grand Prize of an Audition skinned Asus Laptop. The following two winners will receive an Audition skinned iPod Nano. You can find Go Cash Cards at your local GameStop or 7 Eleven. For more information, please check out: http://audition.redbana.com/sub/news_main.aspx.
• Earn more XP! Users can earn double experience as well as twice the beats for one full week after the April Update.
• Sale items! Beginning April 27th, users may redeem any Reward Tokens at the Reward Token Sale in addition to a sale on select in-game items. The sale for both non-cash and cash items will only last a week. Be sure to grab the latest clothes and accessories while you can!
For a list of all contests and raffles, please check out: http://forums.redbana.com/announcement.php?f=47&a=32.
About Audition Online
Audition is an online music and dancing game that allows players to compete and cooperate with players from around all over the world. The objective of the game is to dance your way to virtual stardom by syncing avatar’s moves with the beat of today’s hottest pop music. Players enjoy a variety of single and multiplayer modes, and in-game clothing and accessories can be bought to customize player avatars. For more information, visit http:/audition.redbana.com/.
About Redbana US Corporation
Formed in April 2008, Redbana US Corporation is the North American development and publishing arm of Korean publisher, T3 Entertainment. Home to a group of developers hailing from renowned studios such as Blizzard Entertainment, NCSoft, Rockstar Games, Electronic Arts, Turbine, Inc., Monolith, Nihilistic, and Sony Online Entertainment, Redbana is poised to become a premiere North American studio with an assemblage of programmers, designers, and artists boasting decades of experience developing high quality titles. Their current titles include the online rhythm game Audition and the highly anticipated MMO Mythos. For more information, visit http://www.redbana.com/.
Alexia Nielsen, Triplepoint for Redbana