Turbine Announces Dungeons & Dragons Online: Eberron Unlimited

June 9, 2009



TURBINE ANNOUNCES DUNGEONS & DRAGONS oNLINE: eBERRON uNLIMITED


Free Digital Upgrade Introduces
Unlimited Free Play and Raises Level Cap; Beta Begins Today

Turbine, Inc. announced today
the start of the Beta program for Dungeons & Dragons Online:  Eberron Unlimited™
(DDO Unlimited), a free digital upgrade for Dungeons & Dragons Online®:
Stormreach. DDO Unlimited will raise the level cap and add major new content, as
well as make the game free to play for everyone. The new DDO Unlimited delivers
heart-pounding game play featuring the industry’s best combat system, a massive
world with state-of-the-art graphics and gameplay, and a rich set of features
that until now could only be found only in premium subscription-based MMOs. 
Launching later this summer, DDO Unlimited will introduce an innovative new
pricing model that allows players to download and play for free, purchasing
adventure packs, items, and account services a la carte from the new DDO Store,
or to subscribe to get unlimited access to all of the game’s content. Players
interested in getting a sneak peak of the new DDO Unlimited can sign up for a
chance to participate in the Beta program at

http://www.ddo.com
.

“Our team has spent years
crafting DDO Unlimited into a powerhouse experience featuring cutting-edge
graphics, a kick-ass combat system, high level content, and cutting-edge social
tools.  Today marks a major milestone as we prepare to launch the world’s most
exciting free MMO,” said Kate Paiz, Senior Producer. 

“Turbine is blazing a new trail
with an innovative new pricing structure that will deliver a new era of choice
for the growing market of online gamers, and we are very excited to invite
players to work with us in the DDO Unlimited Beta program as we redefine how
people play and pay for MMOs,” added Fernando Paiz, Executive Producer.

DDO Unlimited delivers the best
combat of any MMO and the most heart-pounding action this side of a keyboard,
plus a lot more!

  • Brand New Content &
    Features

    DDO Unlimited will deliver a new class, increase the level cap, introduce new
    adventure packs including a new 12-player raid, major combat improvements and
    more!

  • The Fiercest Combat
    – DDO Unlimited features an extraordinary and heart stopping combat experience
    that requires players to fully engage in the battle by relying on their wits
    and reflexes in real time. No more clicking skills and watching the action
    from the sideline. 

  • Mind-blowing Visuals
    – Explore a vast and dangerous online world that features the most advanced
    graphics in the industry and is stuffed with the legendary monsters, glorious
    treasures, devious traps, mind-bending puzzles and endless adventures from the
    world’s best known RPG.

  • Full-featured MMO
    – Experience sophisticated systems found only in the best games including
    auctions, arena death matches (Player versus Player), NPC hirelings, gambling,
    crafting, and powerful social tools for finding a group, forming a guild or
    planning an epic raid!

  • Easier Than Ever!
    – DDO Unlimited gets you playing in minutes instead of hours, using new
    proprietary Turbine technology. Creating a new character is incredibly simple
    with guides and templates that speed you through the process. Features an
    all-new new player experience that gives gamers their first taste of
    excitement quickly while teaching them how to play solo or with a group of
    fellow adventurers. 

DDO Unlimited is based on the
world-renowned DUNGEONS & DRAGONS® franchise of  Wizards of the Coast LLC, a
subsidiary of Hasbro, Inc.® (NYSE: HAS),  under license to Infogrames
Entertainment S.A.®  Published by Atari, Inc.®, DDO has been enthusiastically
received by many gaming critics, including The New York Times, PC Gamer, Game
Informer and many more. For the latest information, please visit



www.ddo.com
.