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Funcom - Bloodline Champions

Over 100,000 players now recruited with free beta keys available from a variety of European websites.

Durham, USA – November 3rd, 2010 – Funcom and Stunlock Studios’ upcoming online multiplayer game ‘Bloodline Champions’ is opening up to gamers across the world. Over the past few weeks over 100,000 players have joined the game to challenge each-other in furious battles in the upcoming free-to-play arena game. Now, Funcom and Stunlock Studios would like to invite even more players to join the fun. This week sites in US, UK, France, Germany and Italy started out giving out free beta keys, giving everyone the opportunity to experience the fast-paced action of ‘Bloodline Champions’.

All you have to do is visit this page on the official ‘Bloodline Champions’ website to see where keys are being given away. Keys are first come, first serve and the give-away is time-limited.

“We are very excited about the growing interest that we are seeing for ‘Bloodline Champions’ in the various gaming communities,” says Funcom Vice-President of Sales & Marketing, Morten Larssen. “Funcom is thrilled to be a part of this success story as a publisher, and with over 100,000 players now having joined the free beta, we are more convinced than ever before that Stunlock Studios have put together a rock-solid online multiplayer game that will appeal to both the competitive gamers out there and to the mass gaming audience.”

‘Bloodline Champions’ has been in development since 2008, when it started out as a student project put together by the original founders of Stunlock Studios. Over time, the project grew in scope and when Funcom signed on as a publisher in 2010 the talented developers at Stunlock Studios were able to devote all their time and effort into realizing the true potential of ‘Bloodline Champions’. The free-to-play game is set for release in late this year.

“It’s been a dream come true for us to be able to turn ‘Bloodline Champions’ into the game that we are playing today,” says Stunlock Studios CEO Tau Petersson. “Coming from such humble beginnings, to see the game being enjoyed by over 100,000 players is simply amazing. We are very proud of the game that we have put together, and we are all thrilled to have so many players in the beta to provide us with valuable feedback that we need to turn the game into something even greater than it is today.”

‘Bloodline Champions’ represents the next generation of arena-based multiplayer games. Offering fun and fast-paced action for both casual and hardcore gamer, ‘Bloodline Champions’ will push your skill to the absolute limit. Battle it out with thousands of players around the world and master your bloodlines in the quest to become the ultimate champion! Currently in public beta testing, ‘Bloodline Champions’ has already been embraced by thousands of gamers and has quickly gained momentum amongst the online gaming communities.

For more information, visit www.bloodlinechampions.com.


ABOUT FUNCOM - Funcom is an independent developer and publisher of online games for PC and consoles. Funcom has provided outstanding entertainment since 1993 and continues to expand its track-record of more than twenty released games. Recent titles include ‘Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures’, ‘The Longest Journey', 'Anarchy Online' and 'Dreamfall: The Longest Journey'. For corporate information please visit www.funcom.com. For information about Funcom games visit www.anarchy-online.com www.dreamfall.com, www.darkdaysarecoming.com or www.ageofconan.com. Funcom is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange under the ticker FUNCOM.

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