Funcom and Stunlock Studios are proud to announce the availability of pre-orders for Bloodline Champions; a new and exciting free-to-play arena player vs. player game that has already attracted over 150,000 beta players. Bloodline Champions pits players in epic and fast-paced PVP battles, where skill is one of the most deciding factors in who comes out on top. Pre-order for the game is now available and offer exclusive rewards.
"We are very excited to finally offer pre-orders of Bloodline Champions to the public," says Morten Larssen, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Funcom. "Bloodline Champions offers something for all players, both competitive and casual. Stunlock Studios have developed a great game; one we hope will win the hearts of gamers around the world as much as it did ours."
Customers who pre-order now will receive rewards in the form of 16 unique weapon skins, 16 avatars (portraits) and the exclusive in-game title "Dawnbreaker". In addition to this anyone pre-ordering will be given immediate access to the game which is currently in closed beta. The game will move to Open Beta on December 15th.
The game is made available in two core versions; the entry level product is priced at $29.99 and contains 16 bloodlines (classes) with an optional $9.99 upgrade for 4 additional bloodlines. The ultimate version of the game is priced at $89.99 and includes all 20 bloodlines, as well as a lifetime VIP membership to the game and lifetime discount in the in-game store, and more. Gamers will also be able to test their skills in a free-to-play version of the game that has a limited number of bloodlines available in rotation.
"We first started working on this game while we were still at university, and it's amazing to see how far we've come with the game now in a pre-order state," says the CEO of Stunlock Studios, Tau Petersson. "With more than 150,000 players enjoying the beta, we're excited to offer players a unique chance to get in early and reap the rewards of the pre-order."
Bloodline Champions is a free-to-play game supported by micro transactions, and is set to release in late 2010/early 2011. From December 15th onwards the game will enter Open Beta at which point there will be a selection of four bloodlines available for free play on a weekly rotation basis. Anyone who pre-orders will be able to play their characters without the limitation of the rotation. You can sign up to the currently ongoing closed beta here.
'Bloodline Champions' represents the next generation of arena-based multiplayer games. Offering fun and fast-paced action for both casual and hardcore gamer, 'Bloodline Champions' will push your skill to the absolute limit. Battle it out with thousands of players around the world and master your bloodlines in the quest to become the ultimate champion! Currently in public beta testing, 'Bloodline Champions' has already been embraced by more than 150,000 gamers and has quickly gained momentum amongst the online gaming communities.
For more information, visit www.bloodlinechampions.com.
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