April 2, 2010
Free-to-Play Empire-Building MMO
Evony Introduces Age II
New Features, Expanded Content
and Gameplay Enhancements Arrive with Evony: Age II
Evony, LLC, creators of the
free-to-play gaming phenomenon Evony, today announced the arrival of a massive
content expansion with Evony: Age II. In less than a year, Evony has grown to a
thriving community of over 16 million players, and the team has taken their
enthusiastic feedback into consideration with the launch of Evony: Age II.
Evony: Age II builds upon the
foundations established by Evony: Age I, enhancing the player experience and
offering new depth in gameplay. With new quests involving historical heroes and
cities, a redesigned graphical interface and Facebook Connect integration, the
lords and ladies of Evony will embark on a new journey of unprecedented scope.
Existing players and newcomers alike
will have the chance to explore all that Evony: Age II has to offer as the
expansion begins to roll out to game servers this week. The full launch of Age
II is scheduled to take place over roughly two weeks, to ensure the transition
experience is smooth and pleasant for the Evony community members who choose to
move from Age I to Age II.
“When developing Evony: Age II, we
were inspired and motivated to take everything we learned from Evony: Age I and
deliver the best player experience possible in a free-to-play game,” said
Benjamin Gifford, vice development director at Evony, LLC. “With the rapid
adoption and overwhelming global success of Evony: Age I, we knew expectations
would be high for the next installment in the Evony saga. With the help of Regan
Mercantile, LLC, we are now able to take the series in a wonderful direction
with Evony: Age II.”
“Evony: Age II is truly the next
step for Evony, increasing community engagement, social interaction, and most of
all, player happiness," said Tony Cerrato, marketing officer at Regan
Mercantile, LLC. "We’re passionate gamers ourselves, and we’ve created a product
in Evony: Age II that we look forward to playing along with our incredible
Evony: Age II Features:
Facebook Connect Integration –
Players can share the latest on their empires with friends on Facebook – they
can give gifts, visit neighbors’ cities, post achievements (new to Age II),
display quest completions and recent activity and form new tactics with
Improved Graphics – New art and
graphics introduce an easier-to-use interface, high-resolution buildings and
Upgraded Chat System – Regional
Chat was created to help beginners see only the important messages in their
area, substantially improving the nature of in-game chat for new players.
Historical Content – Recruit help
from history’s most powerful figures and take control of some of the world’s
most renowned ancient cities.
War Declarations – Manage all
threats to your city and prepare for pending invasions with an all-new war
declaration system. Be ready to defend at any hour of the day, armed with
knowledge to protect your kingdom even when away from the computer.
Strategems – New combat modifiers
to influence intelligence gathering and disguise plan of attacks.
Hero Control – Equip heroes with
custom crafted equipment and new items to be the ultimate leader on the
New Balanced Colonization System –
New PvP colonization system enables powerful players to increase their empire,
while allowing weaker players to protect their domains through an overhauled
combat system. With more land to conquer than ever before, the battles will
grow to epic proportions.
Start the passage into Evony: Age II
and join the 16 million strong and growing community today at
www.evony.com. Existing Evony:
Age I players will be greeted with a special welcome package.