FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
ORANGE COUNTY, Calif. – Jan. 07, 2009 – Online PC game publisher YNK Interactive today announced the open beta date for their highly anticipated first person shooter, K.O.S.–Secret Operations. Open beta will begin on Tuesday, January 12, 2010.
“We are thrilled for open beta to begin,” said Fred White, Director of Marketing & Communications. “We’ve been working hard since before the end of our closed beta test to refine the game based on player feedback. Not all the features of the final game will be playable for the open beta, but you’ll get a great feel for how the game will play.”
As a gesture of gratitude for participating in the launch, the initial players of open beta will be awarded with a limited edition item, a Red Bull Mask which will not be available anywhere else. Eligibility includes players who have logged in and joined a game in the first 3 hours of open beta.
This free to play first person shooter game is available worldwide. Players are able to download the free game at www.DONTBLYNK.com.
K.O.S – Secret Operations is a free-to-play multiplayer online first person shooter (FPS) for your PC. Some of its key features:
• The first free-to-play FPS to use the preeminent Source game engine
• Play online with your friends from around the world --- for free
• Multiple game modes
• Compare yourself to all players through our individual and clan ranking system
• Grow your gunner through leveling and special abilities
• Need more players on your side? Draft some KOSbots, the latest in AI infantry
• Secret documents can be found in-game, which can be traded for special items
• Confident in your skills? Enter Pro Mode and put your (in-game) money where your mouth is!
• System requirements allow virtually any PC to play
The game comes bundled with Xfire™, enabling players to easily communicate with each other via voice chat during game play, along with other unique features such as live stream video, one click screen snapshot, video capture, and community page access at http://www.xfire.com/communities/kossecretoperations/.
K.O.S. – Secret Operations is a part of YNK Interactive’s new game portal www.DONTBLYNK.com, which also houses the whimsical MMORPG Seal Online: Evolution and Krazy Aces, an online aerial combat racing game.
About YNK Interactive
YNK Interactive is a subsidiary of YNK Korea, one of Korea’s largest online game developers and publishers since 1998. Based in Orange County, California, YNK Interactive’s mission is to publish high quality game titles and deliver them to English-speaking markets around the globe. The global network including YNK Taiwan and YNK Japan is known for its award-winning MMO games for PC, such as Rohan Online, Seal Online, and Sting.
About Xfire, Inc.
Xfire, Inc. is one of the fastest growing online gaming platforms and communities in the world, helping gamers easily connect, chat, and play with their friends online. Xfire is a free service that allows gamers to communicate through IM and voice chat, capture video and screenshots, broadcast live video, surf the web while gaming and track their gaming statistics. With 14 million members in over 100 countries, Xfire is an international community connecting gamers across the globe. Xfire is a wholly owned subsidiary of MTV Networks and is based in Menlo Park, CA.