Durham, USA – March 10 th, 2011 – Funcom, a world-leading game developer and publisher of online games, is excited to unveil a brand new trailer video as well as a new website for the upcoming, modern-day massively multiplayer online game ‘The Secret World’. The new video offers gamers a unique glimpse into the world, the monsters, the myths, and the gameplay of the much anticipated online game. In ‘The Secret World’ players get to play the character they want to play without being limited to classes or levels, as they adventure through modern-day, real-world locations.
Download the new trailer video from the Funcom press FTP
Watch the video on Funcom’s YouTube channel
“It is truly exciting for us to show gamers just how much freedom they will be able to enjoy in ‘The Secret World’,” says Director and Producer Ragnar Tørnquist. “The video perfectly encompasses the four important pillars of ‘The Secret World’: the modern-day setting, the freeform character progression, the dramatic storyline, and the unique secret society conflict. It feels great to reveal new details on the ‘The Secret World’ as we continue to make strides in the development of the game.”
Funcom today also launched a brand new website at www.thesecretworld.com, which offers both newcomers and veteran community members new and exciting material. Funcom will continue to update the site with news, information and media as the development of the game progress.
“We are very pleased with the current state of the game,” says CEO Trond Arne Aas. “We had the opportunity to show the game live to the press at last week’s Game Developers Conference, and we look forward to start testing the game with an external audience in the next couple of months.”
‘The Secret World’ is Funcom’s third massively multiplayer game, having previously developed the award-winning ‘Anarchy Online’ and the best selling new MMO of 2008 ‘Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures’. No release date has been announced. The game is being co-published together with EA Partners, a division of Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:ERTS).
For more information, visit the official website at www.thesecretworld.com.
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