Moscow/Hamburg — Monday, July 13 2009 – Astrum Online Entertainment, a publisher of online entertainment and browser games, is pleased to announce that its successful RPG “Legend: Legacy of the Dragons” ( http://warofdragons.com/), released in 2006, has reached a user base of five million players worldwide. This outstanding achievement is an encouraging milestone for the game, confirming the company’s goal to deliver highest quality game content to the free-to-play browser games market.
“To date, 'Legend: Legacy of the Dragons' remains our leading project,“ says Alisa Chumachenko, VP of Marketing and Advertisement at Astrum Online Entertainment. „This game holds all the properties of a full-scale MMORPG, presenting them at the same time in a form convenient for the average internet user. This is a most fortunate formula and its success is not an accident.“
Alexander Goldybin, Managing Director of Astrum Online Entertainment GmbH adds:
„The ongoing success of the game and the exceptional performance of the recently launched German version further establishes Astrum Online Entertainment as the market leader in Russia while strengthening our continuous expansion on further European markets.”
About the game:
Legend: Legacy of the Dragons is a free-to-play, award winning fantasy browser-based MMORPG (Massive Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game) anyone can play in their browser, without installation. Players pick a side and form clans in an eternal battle between the Human race and the nation of Magmars, where customizable characters of various classes and professions fight for supremacy. Massive battles featuring up to 500 players per side, a dynamic combat system, powerful weapons, spells and armor sets and a world featuring hundreds of epic quests and thousands of collectible items – this constitutes the essence of “Legend: Legacy of the Dragons.“
The German version of the fantasy title ( http://www.warofdragons.de), launched in October 2008, is also growing rapidly, as is the International English version ( http://www.warofdragons.com/) operated by the company. In addition, a Turkish version of the game ( http://dwar.gen.tr/) has recently been launched, catering to the increasing success of browser games in the territory.
Astrum Online Entertainment’s products generate exceptional ARPUs (average revenue per user), significantly higher than the market average. With its highly popular lineup and strong upcoming releases, the company maintains successful partnerships with high profile websites. In Russia, the company established successful exclusive co-operations with numerous partners like MSN Games, the number one mail service Mail.ru and the leading search engines Rambler.ru and Yandex.ru.
The company is continuously looking to expand its promotional activities and is offering a variety of partner schemes based on provisions and revenue sharing, while maintaining easy solutions for the integration of its products in existing online portals or websites. If you are interested in becoming a partner, please contact us via the contact details listed below.
Astrum Online Entertainment GmbH
20148 Hamburg, Germany
Tel.: +49 40 414342-0
About Astrum Online Entertainment
Astrum Online Entertainment ( www.astrumonline.ru) is the largest player in the Russian market of interactive online entertainment. The corporation is composed of five individual companies: Astrum Nival, Nikita.Online, IT Territory, TimeZero and DJ Games. These companies have launched more than 30 MMO games, including hits like "The Lord of the Rings Online: Shadows of Angmar" ( www.lotro-russia.com), "Legend: Legacy of the Dragons" ( www.warofdragons.com), "Territory" (territory.ru), "TimeZero" ( www.timezero.ru), "Sphere" (sphere.nikitaonline.ru), "Piratia" ( www.piratia.ru) and "Perfect World" ( www.pwonline.ru). Over 20 million players are currently participating in the games Astrum Online Entertainment has released. Astrum Online Entertainment plans to launch ten new MMO games of different genres developed in-house and six localized gaming projects of foreign partners during 2009. For more information, visit www.astrumonline.ru/eng.
About Astrum Online Entertainment GmbH
Astrum Online Entertainment GmbH ( www.astrumonline.de) was founded in 2008. A wholly affiliated company of the Astrum Online Entertainment holding group, its headquarters are located in Hamburg, Germany. The company launched localized German versions of the MMORPGs "Legend: Legacy of the Dragons" ( www.warofdragons.de) and "TimeZero" ( www.timezero.de) in 2008. A localized Turkish version of the MMORPG "Legend: Legacy of the Dragons" ( www.dwar.gen.tr) started in early 2009, along with "Berserk-Online" ( www.berserk-online.com), the online games portal Astrumo.de ( www.astrumo.de) and the worldwide version of "Legend: Legacy of the Dragons" ( www.warofdragons.com).