Publisher NC Soft and developer Cryptic studios announced today that current [i]City of Heroes[/i] account holders will pay no additional monthly subscription fees to play their newest offering, [i]City of Villains[/i]. This should come as very good news for fans of the superhero-themed title who were curious about exploring the ?dark side? of the award-wining MMO, but were wary of additional fees.
From today?s announcement:
[i] Last night we announced some BIG news. City of Heroes subscribers will pay no additional monthly fee to play City of Villains. For City of Heroes players who purchase City of Villains?, simply add the City of Villains serial code to your existing City of Heroes? account using the UPGRADE button on your PlayNC account management page… and set off for The Rogue Isles! To do this, be sure to follow the instructions for ‘Existing City of Heroes? Account Holders’ on the City of Villains pre-order instruction page.
City of Villains is also available as a stand-alone game. Players who do not own City of Heroes? and players who choose not to upgrade their existing City of Heroes account will pay the full monthly fee (same price structure as City of Heroes..[/i]
More information can be found at http://www.cityofvillains.com