The Secret War Reaches 200,000 Players

Join a secret society, fight in the secret war and reap exclusive rewards such as beta access, in-game items and win a trip to visit Funcom's Montreal studio
Funcom today announced that 200,000 players are now engaged in battle through The Secret War, a browser-based online social experience inspired by the conflict between the secret societies in the pcoming massively multiplayer online role-playing game The Secret World.
In The Secret War, participants recruit their friends to join the battle and use them as agents on a world map to spread influence for one of the three secret societies: the Illuminati, the Dragon or the Templar. While doing so they unlock items that can be used in The Secret World at launch, items such as clothing, weapons, elixirs and even in-game titles. Through this social experience, participants get to engage themselves deeper in the conflict that they will get to play in The Secret World. They can also win a trip to the Funcom studio and even the chance to have their name in the game world.