Runes of Magic ‘Chapter II The Elven Prophecy’ officially launches today

September 15, 2009

Elves conquer Taborea

Runes of Magic ‘Chapter II – The Elven Prophecy’ officially
launches today

The second chapter of Runes of Magic is now available online.
‘The Elven Prophecy’ expands the online role-playing game and adds Elves as a
playable race with two new classes – Druids and Wardens. The major content
addition offers more territories for beginners and advanced players in the
fantasy world of Taborea. In parallel with the online launch, a new boxed
version is in the shops today at ç9.95 MSRP. Runes of Magic is of course still
available as a free download via the official website: 

The boxed version contains an in-game item package worth over
10 Euros bundled with the game software in addition to the game manual and a
poster format world map. There is also an exclusive house pet – a Manticore –
included in the bundle and this creature is exclusively reserved for purchasers
of the boxed version. Frogster will be giving another advantage to those
redeeming early: All players who redeem their box key on the official home page
within five days of the release on 15th September, will exclusively receive the
‘Heavenly Black Wings’ item credited to them. A packed week of activity awaits
players surrounding release day. Among the planned promotional events are a
Level Competition where 3,000 in-game diamonds have been set aside for prizes.

The release of ‘Chapter II – The Elven Prophecy’ also marks
the launch of Runes of Magic in France and Spain. The French and Spanish
launches mark the end of the open beta phase in both countries and signal the
start of official live operations. Runes of Magic is now playable in four fully
localized language versions: German, English, Spanish and French.

There is a new in-game video for the release of the second
chapter at:

Runes of Magic – A world full of magic and adventure
Runes of Magic has redefined the standard for free-to-play MMORPGs in terms of
gameplay, fun and quality. The online role play game carries an exciting,
multi-layered story, driven by more than 2,000 quests set in the atmospheric
fantasy world of Taborea. To date, Runes of Magic has attracted more than 1.6
million registered users, making it one of the most successful titles in the
free-to-play segment, and a must play game for all fans of MMOs and RPGs.

Runes of Magic features a unique dual class system enabling
players to combine one of eight primary classes with a secondary class. The
result is a deep player experience that expands upon the game’s deep
customization offering. There are two different playable races, Elves and
Humans, from which players can choose. Each dual class combination produces its
own powerful elite skills. Another popular feature is the opportunity to furnish
your own completely individual virtual home, and guilds can construct guild
castles, which can be expanded with additional buildings. Thanks to
comprehensive crafting and reputation systems, gripping PvP features, deep
customization and demanding dungeons, Runes of Magic has something for everyone.

Taiwanese developer Runewaker regularly expands the game world
with new free content and challenges.

Runes of Magic Features
– Dual class system with eight classes and unique elite skills
– Individual furnishing of player housing and guild castles
– In-depth story experienced through above 2,000 quests laced with epic
– Gripping Player-versus-Player duels in arenas and on the battlefield
– Easy travel using portal stones and a wide range of rideable animals
– Challenging boss-combat in dangerous and extensive dungeons with up to 36
simultaneous players
– Entertaining mini-games offering variety to the hero’s routine
– Dynamic crafting and customization of items
– Regular comprehensive free updates with new game content
– Free-to-Play: No monthly subscriptions, free to download the game