City of Heroes Preps for Visual Renovations and Hero/Villain Transformations
Paragon Studios Brings Improved Graphics and Content with Issue 17 and Excites Fans with Going Rogue Expansion Pre-Purchase Details
The worlds most popular super-powered hero MMORPG continues to delight players with its new super-powered graphics, content and game enhancements coming with Issue 17 Dark Mirror this April. The free update includes a superior graphics rendering process, dubbed Ultra Mode, that will give City of Heroes a new look and feel with a heightened level of detail in lighting, reflections, shadows and water effects. Ultra Mode will be scalable to ensure that all City of Heroes fans can enjoy their favorite comic-inspired game.
In addition to Ultra Mode enhancements, as part of Issue 17 players will confront a new and nefarious foe who will be able to match them blow for blow. Other features within Issue 17 Dark Mirror include:
New badges, new missions and new player emotes
Epic Archetypes now available at level 20
Improvements and additions to Mission Architect
Enhancements to UI and game systems
And dozens more
As players embark on the last major update to City of Heroes before the highly anticipated Going Rogue expansion, NCsoft is giving players a chance to enjoy early access to two Going Rogue power sets. Beginning March 2, players who pre-purchase City of Heroes Going Rogue (MSRP $29.99 USD) will be given immediate early access to the Dual Pistols power set, and access to the Demon Summoning power set starting in April.
Additionally, gamers new to the City of Heroes franchise can purchase the City of Heroes Going Rogue: Complete Collection (MSRP $39.99 USD), which includes City of Heroes, City of Villains and City of Heroes Going Rogue, as well as 30 days of free game time. Those who purchase this bundle at retail will be rewarded with the Complete Collection Item Pack featuring the following bonus items:
Alpha- and Omega-themed auras
Alpha and Omega themed costumed sets
Four stance emotes
The Shadowy Presence invisibility power
City of Heroes fans will get their chance to explore the grey area between heroism and villainy in Going Rogue this July with the beta beginning in the Spring.
For more information about City of Heroes as well as the upcoming Going Rogue expansion please visit http://www.cityofheroes.com.
NCsoft, headquartered in Seoul, Korea, is the world's premier publisher and developer of massively multiplayer online games, including the critically acclaimed Aion®, Lineage®, Guild Wars®, City of Heroes® and Exteel® franchises. NCsoft West is a division of NCsoft that holds operating responsibilities for North America, Europe, South America, and Australia/New Zealand. More information can be found at http://us.ncsoft.com
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