Paris, FRANCE - September 29, 2005
Nevrax Paris, the developer and publisher of the massively-multiplayer science fantasy game, The Saga of Ryzom, announced today the launching of Episode 2 of the game's epic storyline and the coming introduction of PayByCash, with non-credit card payment options for Ryzom players.
Nevrax starts patching the first content of Episode 2 on September 29 and will continue to add content with a patch on October 6th.
Episode 2 is a series of dynamic events that are part of the overall storyline, supported by new gameplay features. Ryzom's players will have the opportunity to really dive into the storyline and impact the game by helping to determine the outcome of the episode.
New Pricing Policy
On Monday, October 3, Nevrax will change the Free Trial and the monthly subscription fee in order to welcome more players. The Free Trial period will be reduced from 14 to 7 days, but the cost of the converting to a paid subscription, which includes the software, will be lowered from 16.99 £ to 8.49 , which includes the first month's paid subscription fee.
On October 10th, Nevrax will begin offering a new payment solution with PayByCash, a system that lets the player get a Ryzom subscription without having to make recurring debits from a bank card.
"The Saga of Ryzom is getting more and more attractive and accessible to players," said David Cohen Corval, Nevrax's founder and CEO. "With the addition of the PayByCash billing options and the new free trial offer and price, we have further removed barriers to trying this unique online game."
About Nevrax SARL
Founded in early 2000, Paris-based NEVRAX is an online game and software development company that specializes in MMORPG engine and production tool technologies and products. Utilizing NeL, its open source platform, Nevrax's team of over 50 engineers and designers have completed their first MMORPG, a Science Fantasy game entitled The Saga of Ryzom. For further information, visit www.nevrax.com.
About The Saga of Ryzom
Three generations ago, the proud civilizations of Atys perished in the Great Swarming, when hordes of Kitins swept from the Prime Roots and wrought war and genocide. Now it is time to reclaim your heritage. Join forces with thousands of others, master the arts of sorcery, war, and tradecraft, and re-forge the destiny of your people. The secrets of the past have been lost, but The Saga of Ryzom has just begun. For more information please visit www.ryzom.com.
About The Ryzom Ring
The Ryzom Ring is the innovative extension for Nevrax's online roleplaying game, The Saga of Ryzom. It provides tools that allow the players to access Ryzom's creatures, buildings, maps and missions to create their own events and scenarios, giving them unprecedented power to shape the game. Thousands of other players can experience one person's handiwork, or kept as a private sanctuary only accessible to a select few. For more information please visit www.ryzom-ring.com.