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RuneScape breaks through 200k subscriber mark

Java MMORPG gains 50,000 subscribers to the members game in 2 months

13th January, Cambridge, UK. Jagex, the developer and operator of the 3D Java online adventure game RuneScape today announces that on Tuesday 4th January RuneScape passed the 200,000 member mark for the first time. Jagex puts this growth down to the regular content updates that the game receives.

'By releasing new content updates every week there is always new fun and challenging things to do in RuneScape.' says Managing Director, Constant Tedder. 'These updates are free to all members so they get incredible value for their $5 a month. The recent release of the excellent 'Castle Wars' update created a tremendous buzz and this is helping to encourage more and more freeplayers (there are over 2million) to subscribe to the members version.'

RuneScape is a browser based adventure game that can be played for free unlimited at www.runescape.com. Players can subscribe to the members version at any point for $5/month to gain access to a whole host of benefits including a map that is three times as big, over twice as many quests, whole new skills and priority customer support.

For further information contact:

Donna Orlowski (press@jagex.com)

Jagex Ltd, Tel: 0207 736 6300, Fax: 0207 371 8822

About Jagex Ltd

Jagex Ltd is an independent developer and operator of online games. Jagex specializes in persistent character games with immersive environments, all fully 3D and playable in the browser. For more information about Jagex Ltd and its products can be found on the Internet at http://www.jagex.com/corporate.

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