War of Legends beta ends a success
War of Legends, a free-to-play browser-based strategy game by Jagex (known for Runescape), has just completed its final stages of beta testing.
Jagex claims that that the game’s beta tests were so successful, thousands of players were joining every day to try the game. To celebrate the end of the game’s beta and its full official launch, in-game events will be held, and all beta testers will be rewarded with free item packs.
War of Legends is based on Chinese mythology, and has many real-time strategy components similar to games like Lords Online and Empire Craft. For more information, including screenshots and a full review, check out MMOHut’s War of Legends page.
The Original Press Release:
War of legends marches triumphantly out of beta
Jagexs Real time strategy game War of legends announces the end of beta testing
CAMBRIDGE, UK—31st March 2010 – Jagex Games Studio, the UK’s largest independent games company, today announced that its first third-party publishing title War of Legends has successfully reached the end of beta testing. The game has proved extremely popular during beta testing with thousands of new players joining the battle every day.
To celebrate the games full launch the War of Legends community team has planned a week of in-game celebrations and Jagex will additionally be rewarding all the beta testers by giving away free item packs to all the players who helped to make War of Legends such a success.
“We have been overwhelmed by the popularity of the War of Legends beta and we are extremely grateful to the fantastic community of beta testers who have made the game such a triumph” said Rob Smith, COO at Jagex Games Studio. “We have seen hundreds of thousands of players joining the game during the beta phase and we are delighted to see the community growing so quickly. With such a rich backstory, depth of content and unbeatable community support we are certain that War of Legends will continue to entice players to join the battle.”
War of Legends is a flash-based strategy game where players build vast empires, appoint legendary leaders and form multi-player alliances to reach eternal glory. The games rich back-story, based on ancient Chinese mythology, paired with the highest levels of development quality, depth of content, graphics and community support has positioned War of Legends as the leading free to play real-time strategy game.
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