To be bundled with Nvidia VGA cards from Albatron.
Taipei Hsien, Taiwan and Reykjavik, Iceland – 23 March, 2009 – Albatron Technology has announced today that the current series of NVIDIA VGA Cards will bundle the epic MMORPG, EVE Online, one of the most popular action-strategy online games available worldwide. Albatron aims to add significant value to their VGA products by featuring this internationally acclaimed interstellar adventure developed by world renowned CCP of Iceland.
EVE Online – Epic Galactic Conflict
Brilliant nebulas, endless asteroid belts and celestial planets within the vastness of empty space are the backdrop to a galactic conflict between empires and independent warring factions as they vie for territory, wealth and power. Build your own fleet of customized ships with superb detail and exquisite variety to patrol space, fully loaded with sophisticated weaponry and the ability to leap stars with a breathtaking "warp" technology. You can easily maneuver your perspective on the 3D landscape by dragging and pulling your mouse in any direction. It's simply nothing short of amazing.
EVE Online boasts over a quarter of a million subscribers from around the world all playing on a single server. Players join empires, form alliances, mine for resources, trade commodities and of course, go to war. The EVE website ( www.eveonline.com) provides full support for its burgeoning user community with free expansions, frequent updates, user forums, tournament announcements, knowledge base, trailers and more.
EVE Online Bundle & NVIDIA Graphics Technology – Playable from all levels.
EVE Online is amazingly playable from many levels of NVIDIA VGA cards and can even be played on systems using traditional modems for internet connections. It is a perfect match of outstanding PC gaming software and the most advanced graphics technology available. As such, Albatron will be able to bundle EVE with VGA cards as far down the product line as the 9400GT.
Each bundled DVD will include the game client and a unique CD key. MMORPG games are based on a monthly subscription and, with this bundle, consumers will receive a one month subscription with a value of approximately $14.95.
Albatron VGA cards and EVE Online – Try it, you'll like it.
There is nothing that comes close to EVE Online as far galactic-interstellar MMORPGs. It is a futuristic adventure like nothing you've seen before, rife with both action and strategy. It will be bundled with most Albatron NVIDIA VGA cards allowing you to download the entire game in minutes. Take a look at the awesome trailers on the DVD, try the game and you'll be hooked.
Albatron Technology Co., LTD. is a global IT solutions provider headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan. Since 2002, Albatron has been producing top class Intel® and AMD based Mainboards along with NVIDIA® VGA cards for the consumer market. Albatron product lines include a versatile selection of performance, mainstream and value products, all of which promise uncompromised reliability, durability and exceptional performance.
About EVE Online
Set tens of thousands of years in the future, EVE Online is a breathtaking journey to the stars, to an immersive experience filled with adventure, riches, danger and glory. With over a quarter of a million subscribers worldwide inhabiting the same virtual universe, EVE features a vast player-run economy where your greatest asset is the starship, designed to accommodate your specific needs, skills and ambitions. EVE offers professions ranging from commodities trader to mercenary, industrial entrepreneur to pirate, mining engineer to battle fleet commander or any combination of these and much more. From brokering business deals to waging war, you will have access to a diverse array of sophisticated tools and interfaces to forge your own destiny in EVE.
Definition of Subscribers
EVE Online subscribers include individuals who have paid a subscription fee or have an active electronic time code (ETC) to play EVE Online, as well as those who have purchased the game and are within their free month of access. The above definition excludes all players under free promotional subscriptions, expired or cancelled subscriptions and expired ETCs.
CCP is widely recognized as an industry-leading pioneer of the single-server persistent universe architecture as the developer and publisher of EVE Online, the critically-acclaimed, science fiction-based massively multiplayer online game (MMOG). Utilizing a cross-discipline approach combining cutting-edge technology and artistic excellence, CCP is dedicated to providing vibrant, compelling products that transcend the boundaries of conventional MMOGs and facilitate social networking through virtual worlds. Privately held and founded in Reykjavik, Iceland in 1997, CCP's international reach now spans the globe with offices in Atlanta and Shanghai as well as a base of operations in London. More information about CCP is available at the company's website, ***ERROR***
PR Associate, CCP Games