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Over a million "potential" players enlisted.

MUNICH, Germany - Feb. 27, 2009

Burda:ic, a publisher of online games worldwide, today announced that free-to-play MMORPG Florensia has netted over a million potential players since launching late last year and continues to experience strong double-digit monthly growth. Fortunately, another significant increase in server capacity worldwide means that there’s plenty of room for any and all adventurers who want to seek fun and fortune on the high seas and within the deep dungeons of Florensia!

“Free-to-play games are often viewed as being fundamentally different from subscription MMO’s, but the growth we are seeing in Florensia is a sign that those misconceptions are changing,” said Achim Kaspers, managing director of Burda:ic. “With all the events and updates we have planned for the coming months, including harbor-based guild warfare, we’re confident that the only difference between Florensia and a subscription MMO is the lack of a monthly fee.”

For more information about Florensia, visit http://www.florensia-online.com/.

About Florensia

Florensia is a free-to-play, maritime MMORPG that blends vibrant, colorful graphics with classically accessible gameplay. Choosing one of four starting classes, from the sword-wielding Mercenary to the spell casting Noble, players will do battle with a huge variety of weapons and magical abilities as they explore expansive, underground dungeons and sail uncharted seas. Thousands of players have already signed up and headed out in search of adventure, and there has never a better time to join them in the wild and wonderful world of Florensia.

About Burda:ic

Burda:ic GmbH is an online games publisher that markets and distributes massively multiplayer online games (MMOG) such as Ragnarok Online, Florensia, and Hello Kitty Online. Furthermore, Burda:ic has established interactive gamer communities like alaplaya.eu or sanriotown.com. More information about Burda:ic is available at www.burda-ic.com.

Ryan Morgan, TriplePoint



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