Funcom announce new release date for Age of Conan

- The highly anticipated MMO to release on March 25th -

Durham, USA – August 10th, 2007 –
Funcom announce a new release date for 'Age of Conan: Hyborian
Adventures'. The highly anticipated MMO is now set to release on the
25th of March 2008. By setting a new release date for the game, Funcom
can continue the focus on honing, polishing and improving the heralded
qualities of the game, ensuring a fantastic MMO experience when it
launches next spring.

“We naturally regret that we have to push
back ‘Age of Conan’. However, after careful
consideration, and analysis
of recent Beta feedback, we believe that the new release date is in the
best interest of the gamers, our company and our owners,”
said Trond
Arne Aas, CEO of Funcom. “We are fully committed to
delivering games
with absolute qualities, and in the current MMO marketplace we know
that only the best is good enough to truly succeed. With the new
release date we have therefore given ourselves more time to meet and
deliver on the massive expectations for the game. We are certain that
our choice will ultimately pay off, and that all ‘Age of
Conan’ players
will get a special online experience."

”We are honored by the
immense reception our game is constantly getting, with an astounding
amount of positive press coverage, awards and magazine covers, but we
still see that we need to polish some aspects of the game even further,
especially when it comes to the entry barriers,” said Gaute
founder of Funcom and Producer / Director on ‘Age of
Conan’. “With the
added development time we can now deliver something even more unique
and powerful, something which is worthy of the incredible Conan

of Conan’ is consistently mentioned as one of the most
anticipated PC
games in development. It has received numerous magazine covers and
awards, including 'Best MMO of E3' awards from IGN, GameSpot, GameSpy
and Yahoo. ‘Age of Conan’ is a key title in
Microsoft's Games for
Windows line-up, as well as being a showcase DirectX 10 title for
nVidia. The game is currently in general Beta, and applications for
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