Durham, USA - November 13, 2006 - Funcom announces the launch of the battle-mech pre-order campaign for 'Anarchy Online - Lost Eden', the upcoming expansion pack to the hugely successful sci-fi MMO. In an offer not to be missed by any 'Anarchy Online' player, Funcom gives everyone who pre-orders an opportunity to control the ultimate mechanized death-dealing machines.* Designed and engineered exclusively for those who pre-order, players on the Rubi-Ka battlefields can now wage player-versus-player war with devastating new powers!
"Just like fine wine, some games mature, grow and improve through the years, and 'Anarchy Online' has proven itself to be exactly like that. It is now one of the deepest and most engaging MMOs available, and with 'Lost Eden' we're expanding the experience for veteran players at the same time as we're including all the previous expansions in the offer for new players. We're confident 'Anarchy Online' will continue to excite people", said Trond Arne Aas, CEO of Funcom.
The new expansion pack brings an awesome new range of features to 'Anarchy Online', created with love, attention to quality and with player feedback and wellbeing in mind. The expansion delivers content to all level ranges in the game, offering countless more hours of action to the citizens of Rubi-Ka. When purchasing 'Anarchy Online - Lost Eden' you will also automatically receive the two previous expansion packs, 'Shadowlands' and 'Alien Invasion', as well as the booster pack 'Notum Wars'. This gives you the opportunity to explore years of great content!
FEATURE LIST INCLUDES:Fight the epic battle for control of Rubi-ka in space! All-new orbital battle stations take player-versus-player combat between Clan and Omni players to new heights. Enter the heart of the organic alien mothership. Unleash your powers inside their terrifying invasion fleet while exploring mysterious and challenging in-door environments. Go to war with missile launchers, gun turrets and call upon devastating air strikes! It's time to fight for Notum tower control in a whole new way, and you're in control! Make the war count! Add your experience points to planetwide research and gain terrible weapons of war, such as the powerful orbit-to-ground laser cannon attacks. Master and operate devastating new battle-mechs! Unleash their potential for death on massive player-versus-player battlefields, in space and on the ground. Conquer a whole new range of weapons and armor as you battle across Rubi-ka in its darkest hour! 'Lost Eden' brings you on a journey ever closer to Armageddon. You can download several screenshots and a video from Funcom's public FTP on this address:
'Anarchy Online - Lost Eden' is slated for a December 13th release, and will only be available digitally. The price is set to 29.95 USD / EUR. More information about Lost Eden can be found on the Anarchy Online website: http://www.anarchy-online.com/content/game/losteden/
*The personal battle-mech is only available as a pre-order bonus for 'Anarchy Online - Lost Eden' purchases made before the 12th of December 2006. There will be additional battle-mechs in the expansion which can be gained through gameplay. Existing customers can log onto https://register.funcom.com and follow the pre-order instructions. New customers can preorder from the Funcom shop https://funcom.asknet.com/cgi-bin/show/ml=EN
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ABOUT FUNCOM - Funcom is an independent developer and publisher of online games for PC, consoles and mobile platforms. Funcom has provided outstanding entertainment since 1993 and continues to expand its track-record of more than twenty released games. Recent successes include '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 or www.ageofconan.com . Funcom is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange under the ticker FUNCOM.