Turbine, Inc. today released the second update to Dungeons & Dragons Online®: Eberron Unlimited™ (DDO Unlimited), the premium free-to-play massively multiplayer online role playing game (MMORPG). DDO Unlimited’s newest update adds a new high-level adventure pack – Dreaming Dark – as well as dozens of new holiday and functional items to the DDO Store. Update 2 arrives during Festivult, a celebration running throughout the month of December that offers all players the chance to win fantastic in-game prizes. Turbine is also offering players 20% quest XP boost from Dec 18, 2009 to Jan 4, 2010.
“The launch of DDO Unlimited has been a huge success and has firmly established the game as the premium free to play MMO in the world,” said Fernando Paiz, Executive Producer of DDO Unlimited. “With the game experiencing unprecedented growth we are now executing on our long term strategy to deliver frequent updates that expand the world and gameplay for years to come. Update 2 is our second update in the last six weeks and we have big plans for 2010!”
The second DDO Unlimited update introduces innovative new systems, mind-bending new dungeons and a lot more, including:
Ř New Adventure Pack: Dreaming Dark -- For thousands of years the Dreaming Dark has watched and waited in our dreams. Now at long last it strikes. Horrific creatures from the Plane of Nightmares threaten to overrun Xen’drik and it’s up to you to defeat them. Explore five new dungeons that will send you back in time, explain ancient mysteries of the Giants, and take you to the Plane of Nightmares itself. Dreaming Dark is free to all DDO VIPs and available immediately. It will be available for purchase in the DDO Store on Friday, December 18.
Ř Celebrate Festivult! – Throughout the holiday season, every treasure chest in the game has a chance of dropping “festival coins” in addition to the usual treasure! Whether the chest is in a free dungeon or an adventure pack, there is equal opportunity for coins! Coins are turned in to The Festivult Jester will exchange them for gifts crafted specially for the season from House Ghallanda and House Cannith!
Ř DDO Store Catalog Expands – Players can now choose from a host of new items and improvements being added to the new DDO Store including increased stack sizes, special holiday deals and items like snowballs, +4 items and great specials on Turbine Point bundles.
DDO Unlimited is a free-to-play MMORPG which delivers heart-pounding game play featuring the industry’s best combat system, a massive world with state-of-the-art graphics and gameplay, and a rich set of features that until now could only be found in premium subscription-based MMOs. DDO Unlimited offers an innovative new pricing model that allows players to download and play for free, purchasing adventure packs, items, and account services a la carte from the new DDO Store, or to subscribe to get unlimited access to all of the game’s content. Players can download and play DDO Unlimited for free by visiting http://www.ddo.com.
DDO Unlimited is based on the world-renowned DUNGEONS & DRAGONS® franchise of Wizards of the Coast LLC, a subsidiary of Hasbro, Inc.® (NYSE: HAS), under license to Infogrames Entertainment S.A.® Published by Atari, Inc.®, DDO has been enthusiastically received by many gaming critics, including The New York Times, PC Gamer, Game Informer and many more. For the latest information, please visit www.ddo.com.
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