Content Update Marking the Free-to-Play Switch Includes a New Dungeon and a 3 vs 3 Arena
Karlsruhe, 05/02/2013 – Under the name TERA: Rising, the publisher Gameforge is making one of the most graphically impressive and innovative fantasy MMOs in recent years playable for free. Appearing at the same time as the free-to-play launch, the new dungeon, Crucible of Flame, and the Champions’ Skyring 3 vs 3 arena offer players many new challenges and rewards.
PvE and PvP Fun: Crucible of Flame Dungeon and Champions’ Skyring Arena
The free-to-play launch is accompanied by exciting new content for both PvE and PvP fans. There is a new dungeon, the Crucible of Flame, as well as the Champions’ Skyring 3 vs 3 arena. The Crucible of Flame offers a completely new kind of dungeon experience: As players battle against monsters and bosses at various difficulty levels, they compete for dominance in a ranking system. Challengers who reach the top levels can look forward to valuable rewards. The Crucible of Flame is also home to a brand-new boss monster – the Cyclops. Meanwhile, the dungeon’s engaging mini-games provide a refreshing change of pace.
In the Champions’ Skyring, Arborea’s adventurers can put their skills to the test in thrilling 3 vs 3 battles. The victors will be rewarded with the newly introduced Killing Spree Credits, which can be used to obtain special PvP equipment. The top ranked players here will also receive a powerful new skill. The new spectator mode allows fallen heroes to watch the battle unfold from another player’s point of view.
New Trailer for Free-to-Play Launch
For the release of TERA: Rising, Gameforge has come out with a gripping trailer which shows the graphically impressive landscapes, zones, and monsters of Arborea, as well as the innovative True Action Combat system. It also presents an overview of the new content appearing with the free-to-play launch. The trailer can be viewed at http://youtu.be/V87i1UzOfSM.
Free Users, Veterans, and TERA Club Members
The free-to-play model of TERA includes two basic account types: Free Users and Veterans. Free Users enjoy full access to all of the game content. Veteran status is reserved for those who purchased TERA before the free-to-play switch, and offers certain advantages in terms of convenience. It is also possible to join the TERA Club with membership benefits such as a special mount, a daily selection of boosts and various scrolls, and much more.
Click here for more information on the two account types, the TERA Club, and the in-game shop. More details on the new dungeon and the new arena can be found here. Those who want to take part in the free-to-play adventure can resister for TERA: Rising at www.tera-europe.com and jump straight into the fascinating world of Arborea.
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/.