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Extended Double XP Event to be staged next week.

City of Heroes Holds Extended Double XP Event in Conjunction with Reactivation Weekend

Active and Inactive Gamers Alike can Play City of Heroes October 8 through 11 and Gain Experience and Levels Twice as Fast

The team at Paragon Studios is celebrating the recent launch of Issue 16: Power Spectrum with a free Reactivation and Double XP weekend. Beginning Thursday, October 8, all inactive accounts in good standing may log into City of Heroes and enjoy all that Powers Customization and Mission Architect have to offer, free of charge! Additionally, all participating Hero and Villain characters will receive double the experience points (XP), Influence, and Infamy for their accomplishments in game. Take advantage of this opportunity to level up your favorite Heroes and Villains twice as quickly as normal!

With the massive success of the user-generated content system, Mission Architect, which has resulted in more than 50,000 story arcs to play, as well as the upcoming Going Rogue expansion, now is a great time to play City of Heroes and see how it not only set the bar in character customization but offers the most customizable gameplay experience over any MMO of its kind.

If you or your friends haven't played in a while, visit for all the latest game news. Download the PC game client or the Mac game client to play.

City of Heroes: Architect Edition is also available in stores and online via Steam® now! Get the complete game in one easy-to-install package.

About City of Heroes

City of Heroes ( brings the world of comic books alive in this massively multiplayer 3D online universe. Craft your character's identity and join millions of hero and villain characters in a constantly expanding universe. Create your own unique story lines and share them with players for fame and rewards. Explore the sprawling online metropolis of Paragon City and the Rogue Isles, and battle a host of foes including criminals, villains, heroes, and monsters.

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