France’s Ankama Studio has announced that their tactical MMO, [i]Dofus[/i] went live in production on September 1, 2005. The publisher has stated that the title already has a player pool of 200,000 active users. In this whimsical, anime-flavored game, described as “midway between heroic fantasy and cartoon”, players explore a colorful, 2D world rife with monsters, quests and adventure. Players can choose the role of a hero or a bandit while playing one of 22 separate character classes.
Ankama is encouraging new players to try the game free of charge for seven days by downloadng the game client from their web site. Additional play time can be purchased on a monthly basis.
More information on Dofus can be found on its official web site: http://www.dofus.com
[i]From Ankama Studio’s press release:[/i]
– 22 characters (each one has its own characteristics)
– 17 vast areas
– More than 360 different spells
– A large bestiary (from coward tofus to deadly dragons)
– A huge amount of quests
– 30 professions
– A merchant mode
– Choice on destiny (a hero or a bandit)
– A friendly and fast growing community
– Regular updates with new content
Thanks to its friendly environment and its very attractive role playing, DOFUS targets both hardcore and casual gamers.
DOFUS is easy-to-access; players can download it on www.dofus.com (40 Mb) for free.
It works on Windows/Mac/Linux and does not require a powerful system to work. The player can launch the game via an executable or via his web browser.
Finally, DOFUS is affordable! Players can DOWNLOAD and PLAY it for FREE during 7 TRIAL DAYS. After they can become a FULL MEMBER of DOFUS by paying a subscription, starting at 6.90 USD, 3.90 GBP, 8 CAD, 5 EUR or 8.95 CHF for a month.