Battle of the Immortals, Perfect World Entertainment's most recent addition to the free to play MMO space, has just hit open beta. The game proved to be so popular that during the first they were forced to open another server, keep in mind that this is also during a time that access was invite only.
For people looking for more information on Battle of the Immortals Perfect World has a fairly regular podcast that discusses the game, as well as their other titles. The podcast itself is worth a listen based on the discussions they have about the balance of the game alone.
The press release for Battle of the Immortals follows:
May 4, 2010 – Redwood City, Calif. – Perfect World Entertainment Inc., a wholly owned US subsidiary of Perfect World Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ: PWRD), today announced that Battle of the Immortals is now in open beta thanks to the thousands of players that participated in the closed beta. As part of the closed beta, Perfect World Entertainment rewarded players' survey feedback and took forum threads, in-game chatter and blog comments into consideration.
Players can look forward to WASD movement, tab targeting, key binding, streamlined interface and improved access to the highly-coveted Soul Gear equipment as a result of their closed beta participation and survey feedback.
"Demand for Battle of the Immortals has been tremendous and to help launch the open beta, we are unveiling a new server, Aquarius. This is following the flood of players that made the closed beta such a success and subsequently resulted in us opening additional servers within 20 minutes of launch," said Jonathan Belliss, Product Manager for Battle of the Immortals. "Our Shanghai development studio and I would like to thank our players for helping to shape Battle of the Immortals into their own game. We've had great success and understand that our games are only as great as our players."
The new MMORPG from Perfect World Entertainment, Battle of the Immortals is an action RPG MMO that combines eastern and western cultures ranging from Norse Mythology to the Qin Dynasty. Heavily online PvP focused, players will explore tombs and dungeons for the highly-coveted Soul Gear equipment.
For more information on Battle of the Immortals, please visit the official website at http://BOI.PerfectWorld.com/
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