AUSTIN, TEXAS - (April 20, 2010) -- True Games Interactive, an international multi-player online game developer and publisher, along with award-winning developer, Petroglyph, today announced that its highly-anticipated online, multiplayer Action/RPG with strategic game play, Mytheon, which is now in closed beta, will begin its open beta Wednesday, April 28th. During this time, anyone who registers to play at www.MytheonGame.com will be able to immediately play Mytheon. In addition, the companies have also revealed that they will offer a "Champions of Mytheon" premium package for a limited time that will offer players lifetime access to discount currency, premium offerings, exclusive, one-time only items, and sneak previews of new content before release. "Champions of Mytheon" players will also have access to an Early Play period before the official launch. The "Champions of Mytheon" package will be available for purchase in early May.
"This is an exciting time for all of us and for Mytheon as we prepare to open the flood gates and let everyone experience mythology come to life in an action setting," said Peter Cesario, director of new business and product development at True Games Interactive. "We have already witnessed the development of a thriving community and we are proud to offer them the Champions of Mytheon package which allows them to get an ever-important head start on play, exclusive goodies, and access to never before seen content that will truly make them feel like the gods."
The open beta is scheduled to begin on Wednesday, April 28th. Players will be able to enjoy the most recent content and most polished version of the game without restrictions. In addition, the cash shop items will be available for the first time during open beta for
players to sample and enjoy. At various times during the open beta, players will receive "Mytheon Coins" and be able to spend them as they wish in the cash shop, on items such as armor and weapons, power stones, potions, and much more.
The "Champions of Mytheon" package" will go on sale in early May and will offer players a chance to secure their exclusive place in the Mytheon community. The package is limited to the first 2,000 lucky players and will contain items such as coins, vitality elixirs, stone
bundles, limited-edition Mytheon shirts and autographed posters, early access to new content before it officially releases, the opportunity to display the player's real name in the Mytheon game credits under "Champions of Mytheon", and much more.
Mytheon is an online, multiplayer Action/RPG with strategic game play where players experience classic mythology come to life and challenge legendary gods to define their own fate. Players, or "Stonecasters," are powerful humans imbued with the ability to cast spells, summon minions, and erect structures that aid them in battle. An assortment of classes are available that approach combat differently and offer a range of unique, cinematic abilities.
For additional details on Mytheon and to register for the closed beta test now, and participate in the open beta test beginning April 28th, visit: http://www.MytheonGame.com . To follow all the latest news, please visit http://www.facebook.com/mytheon, http://twitter.com/mytheongame and http://www.youtube.com/mytheongame
About True Games Interactive
Based in Austin, Texas, True Games Interactive is an international multi-player online game developer and publisher. It was founded by a core team of MMO industry veterans with extensive experience in publishing and operating online games. True Games brings new and innovative development ideas online, delivers them with a state-of-the-art game platform, and leverages micro-transaction revenue models. True Games released its first game, Warrior Epic, (www.warriorepic.com) in 2009 and this Spring will launch Mytheon, its
premier online, multiplayer Action RPG with strategic game play elements set in an online mythology-based universe.
They are working with world-class publishers to license existing online titles and world-class developers, including Petroglyph (www.MytheonGame.com), to create games exclusively for online play. The company has multiple titles in development at its wholly-owned
development studios based in Austin, Texas and Beijing, China.
UTV Software Communications Ltd (UTV), India's first integrated global media and entertainment company, holds a strategic stake in True Games Interactive.
Founded in 2003, Petroglyph is an award-winning, independent game development studio located in Las Vegas, Nevada. The company is comprised of industry veterans with a studio-wide average of over ten years in game development. The Petroglyph team specializes in the Action RPG and Real-Time Strategy (RTS) genres, leveraging the experience gained from developing original hit franchises for PC and consoles. Petroglyph uses their proprietary GLYPHX Online game engine, tools and technology to power their next-generation titles. For more information about Petroglyph, please visit www.petroglyphgames.com.
About UTV Software Communications
UTV Software Communications Limited is India's leading global integrated media house with business interests in Television, Movies, Broadcasting, Games Content and New Media. UTV India & its subsidiaries (UTV) create, aggregate and disseminate content of
various genres across varied distribution platforms. Listed on India's premier stock exchange, The Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), Mumbai UTV is India's only diversified media and Entertainment Company with content creation abilities across platforms and genres. It has subsidiaries with offices across India, UK, USA and Japan. The Walt Disney Company holds a strategic stake in UTV.