Release Date for Runes of Magic Chapter II – The Elven Prophecy Announced

August 13, 2009

Release Date for Runes of Magic
Chapter II – The Elven Prophecy Announced – Second Chapter Available September
15th –

In the course of a multi-stage
launch, Frogster will officially release the final content of Runes of Magic’s
second chapter on September 15th, 2009. Leading up to that date, Frogster will
deploy a large content update to the servers. On the 15th, a boxed version of
‘Chapter II – The Elven Prophecy’ will also be available in German, French and
Spanish retail stores for ç9,90 (RRP).

Included in the box are the game
client on DVD and several exclusive collector’s items. Players will have access
to a Manticore pet, to accompany them on their journeys, a printed manual and a
poster-sized world map of Taborea. buyers will also have a time-limited mount at
their disposal: a Thunder Wartiger.

To help players during their first
steps in the game’s world, a starter kit worth more than 10 Euros is also
included in the box. The experience potion, for example, will help players level
faster for a period of time, a special carpet will enable them to decorate their
in-game house, or they can use the materials included in the starter kit to
improve their weapons and armor.

In August, Frogster will release the
first set of features and content to the live servers and with the box, Frogster
will finalize the multi-phase launch of Runes of Magic ‘Chapter II – The Elven

Runes of Magic – a world full of
wizardry and adventure The German and English versions of Runes of Magic were
released on March 19th, 2009. Anyone can download the online role-playing game
for free at:
and can plunge into the game world after a short
registration process.

With an extensive range of features,
and more than 1.6 Million registered players in North America and Europe, Runes
of Magic is redefining the standard for free-to-play titles. Runes of Magic
features an absorbing story through more than 1,600 quests, in a vibrant fantasy
world. Players can choose from six main classes, combined with a secondary
class, presenting 30 individual combinations of character classes over all. All
characters possess unique skills with impressive combo attacks and can use
mounts like war horses and more.

A particularly attractive feature is
the ability for players and guilds to arrange and furnish their virtual homes.
Thanks to an extensive crafting and reputation system, exciting PvP, and
demanding dungeons and boss monsters, there is something for everyone.

Taiwanese developer Runewaker
developed Runes of Magic according to western MMO standards over three years.
The studio is providing new challenges for players every four to five months
with free add-ons and updates. You can find more information, pictures, videos,
and the game available for free download via the official website:


  • Free-to-play: no monthly fees,
    free download

  • Extensive dual class system (six
    primary and secondary classes) Versatile spell and attack combinations

  • Enthralling background story

  • More than 1,600 quests and quest

  • No zone boundaries thanks to
    seamless architecture

  • Dungeons: Instanced, tile based,
    and persistent

  • Individually developable skills
    and spells

  • Armor sets with special bonuses

  • Dynamic item system with hundreds
    of runes for upgrading

  • Optional PvP system with arena

  • Ranking system with player-ranking

  • Multitude of unique mounts

  • Epic crafting system with the
    ability to improve existing items

  • Personalization of player houses
    through individual furnishing

  • Reputation system

  • Customizable user interface with
    the option to use Add-Ons

  • Map and radar system to easily
    find dealers, resources and quests

  • In-game auction houses for trading

  • Teleport-Runes for instant travel

  • Mouse and keyboard controls for

  • Regular updates with new content

  • Guild castles in special zones

  • Cross-server fights in
    three-server-battle and guild wars in development