Digimon Battle begins open beta
In case you had forgotten, Digimon Battle – the licensed Digimon MMO – begins its open beta phase of testing today.
The story of the MMO is based on the first four seasons of the original animated TV series of Digimon. Players may choose either Takato Matsuki, Henry Wong, Rika Nonaka, or Jeri Katou, and have 3 starter Digimon and 7 captured Digimon to choose from.
The beta currently has the maximum level capped at 50. WeMade is also hosting several events to celebrate the beta launch. Players who “digivolute” their partners to the Mega Stage may win up to 500 WeCash, plus Gold Drills, Excalibur Swords and one week of Deva Aura; players who log in every day of the beta can earn a Mysterious DigiEgg, and during “DB Happy Hour,” players can receive 30% EXP Buff for free when they log in on March 20 and 21 from 11:00am – 2:00pm Server Time.
The Original Press Release:
The Digital Journey Begins – Digimon Battle Open Beta Officially Launches
WeMade Entertainment Unlocks Access to the First-Ever Online DigiWorld and Launches a Triple Play Event
KIRKLAND, Wash. – March 17, 2010
WeMade Entertainment, a leading online games developer and publisher, today announced the start of open beta testing for the first-ever online Digimon game, Digimon Battle. Based on the popular Digimon anime series, Digimon Battle allows players to become a gifted Tamer and partner with a good Digimon in the battle to save both Earth and Digital World from the rampaging evil Digimon. Aspiring Tamers can sign up for the open beta and start playing when the servers open at 5:00pm PDT, here: www.digimonbattle.com
The story of Digimon Battle is based on the original animated TV Series, Seasons 1 – 4 (“Digimon Adventure,” “Digimon Adventure 02,” “Digimon Tamers” and “Digimon Frontier”). The classic anime characters are brought to life in the online game as players select a Tamer character, either Takato Matsuki, Henry Wong, Rika Nonaka, or Jeri Katou, and set off with their Digimon and human friends, using the Digivolution system to help their Digimon companions grown stronger. There are three types of Digimon Partners and seven types of Captured Digimon for players to find and tame in the world. Players and their Digimon level up by winning battles, and players can progress from a Rookie Tamer to the powerful Brave Grade. During the open beta, only the Normal Digivolution system, where players strengthen their Digimon partners by leveling up, will be available. In addition, the maximum level will be limited to 50.
“Digimon fans have been waiting for a game that provides exciting, interactive hands-on battling and we are proud to deliver,” said Kevin Seo, CEO of WeMade. “The beta is only the beginning. We will have many new content updates in the coming months that will add new Digivolution systems, Digimon classes, maps and the action-packed Battle Mode where players can battle each other to determine the best fighters.”
To commemorate the launch of the Digimon Battle open beta, WeMade is hosting a Triple Play Event Bundle, which includes three individual events running from March 17 to April 7. Now is the time for players to get in the game and get a head start! The first event called “Mega Mission” is where players are encouraged to “digivolute” their partners to the Mega Stage for a chance to win up to 500 WeCash, plus Gold Drills, Excalibur Swords and one week of Deva Aura! In the second event called “Check In and Cash In,” players are encouraged to check in to the game every day in order to achieve a 100% attendance record and cash in for the Mysterious DigiEgg! In the final event called “DB Happy Hour,” players can receive 30% EXP Buff for free when they log in on March 20 and 21 from 11:00am – 2:00pm Server Time.
For more information about Digimon Battle and to join the open beta, please visit www.digimonbattle.com
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