Frogster Announces European Release Date for Anticipated Action-MMO
The wait is nearly over. European publishers Frogster have today announced the launch date for their much anticipated action MMO, TERA. On May 3rd 2012, TERA will be available to purchase and digitally download across Europe.
COO of Frogster, Seth Iorio, is excited about what the future has in store for the action MMO, “We’re truly excited to announce this release date, and the extra time that has been taken to tweak the game for the European market has truly paid off. Followers of the game and newcomers alike will have an incredibly rich, exciting and polished gameplay experience available to them on May 3rd”.
Developed with the Unreal Engine 3 and using a free targeting combat system, TERA represents a new type of MMO experience. With engaging ’True Action Combat’, an innovative political system and many more features, the release of TERA promises to be a key date in the year for MMO fans everywhere. With breathtaking visuals, TERA sees players joining an alliance of races to protect their world and their gods from being wiped out by a formidable force.
To coincide with the launch announcement, Frogster has also unveiled a new community page with more information about TERA’s races and classes, detailed world maps and much more. To view the site please follow this link: community.tera-europe.com
Developed by Bluehole Studio, TERA will be published in Europe by Berlin based publishers Frogster, with Ubisoft managing the European retail distribution. TERA will use a subscription based payment model and will have English, French and German language options.
TERA’s closed beta gets underway in the upcoming weeks, giving even more players their first opportunity to play the game. Registration for the beta remains open on the official website: www.tera-europe.com
TERA is a Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game (MMORPG) set in a graphically stunning fantasy universe. TERA’s uniqueness revolves around its groundbreaking True Action Combat. This system allows the players to truly master their characters and to aim with no automatic targeting system, thus pushing the boundaries of the MMO genre. Players and press both warmly received TERA, praising its state of the art visuals and notable innovations such as its political system. TERA has been playable free of charge since February 2013 and is available for download at tera.gameforge.com.
With more than 20 titles and over 450 million registered players, Gameforge is the leading provider of free-to-play massively multiplayer online games (MMOs) in the western hemisphere. Headquartered in Karlsruhe, Germany, the group offers its online games in more than 75 countries. The portfolio encompasses numerous well-known game industry brands, including prized role-playing games Runes of Magic, AION Free-to-Play and TERA as well as Europe’s most successful MMO, Metin2. The action anime MMORPG SoulWorker adds to the wide-ranging collection, while popular browser-based games such as OGame and Ikariam complete their offering. More information available at http://corporate.gameforge.com/.