Frogster Announces New Bounty Bay Online Expansion
Bounty Bay Online is sailing into the horizon with a brand new expansion this July. The new expansion will introduce unknown worlds, grandiose ships and new challenges for players.
The next expansion will take players back to the high seas for thrilling sea battles and a chance to face off against the Spanish Armada commanded by Admiral Medina Sidiona. To aid players in meeting these challenges, new ships and ammo will be made available to help in the fights ahead. Check out the official press release after the break for more details.
A New Horizon
Bounty Bay Online Heads towards New Expansion at Full Tilt
Berlin, 27/05/2011: Batten down the hatches and prepare to set sail Â Bounty Bay is offÂ to conquer new shores with a brand-new expansion arriving in July. Players can expect toÂ see unknown worlds, grandiose ships, and challenging new adventures!
The last add-on, ÂAtlantisÂ, focused on land battles, while the coming update takes fearlessÂ virtual buccaneers back out to the high sea. With three new ships to choose from, playersÂ can test their might on their own or in groups Â engaging in thrilling sea battles or facing offÂ against the advancing Spanish Armada. The latter is led by Spanish Admiral Medina Sidiona,Â whose aim is to capture the English mainland. In the sea battle of Cravelines, players mustÂ combat a mighty naval convoy consisting of gunboats, cruisers, and destroyers, as well asÂ gigantic battleships. As a final challenge, they must then confront the practicallyÂ insurmountable flagship of Admiral Medina Sidiona.
To give them a sporting chance, virtual captains receive three new types of ammunition toÂ temporarily incapacitate opponents, inflict particularly severe damage, and negatively affectÂ the accuracy of enemy cannons. Sure to delight all the virtual seafarers is the new ShipÂ Improvement System, which allows players to vastly improve their shipÂs stats through theÂ use of powerful special items. That way, players have the opportunity to customise theirÂ shipÂs strengths to their own specifications and finally become the terror of the seven seas.
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About Bounty Bay Online
With Bounty Bay Online players enter the Age of Discoveries from the 15th to the 17thÂ century. MMO fans are able to choose an online career as a merchant, sailor, fisherman,Â pirate or adventurer and make their fortune at land and on the seven seas. Alone or with aÂ guild of players, many adventures and gripping quests lie on their way. Thousands of ancientÂ discoveries on all continents like the pyramids of Gizah or the Chinese Wall are waiting to beÂ explored. After exciting PvP combat at land and on the seas, strong guilds can take controlÂ of cities and entire colonies and thus decide upon their destiny. Bounty Bay OnlineÂ features a unique trade system based on supply and demand. In April 2008 Frogster hasÂ started a free-to-play server with an integrated item shop as an alternative to theÂ subscription model, so that new sailors can now roam the Seven Seas without any fixedÂ costs. More information is available on www.bountybayonline.com.
Â Hundreds of authentic ship models
Â Land and sea combat
Â More than 60 realistic towns and harbours in historical authentic style
Â Guilds can conquer towns
Â Trade system based on supply and demand
Â Free Colony Add-on: Guilds can now found their own colonies and then decide upon
the rules in their territories.
Â The comprehensive expansion ÂBeyond the HorizonÂ allows a complete circumventionÂ of the world for the first time and will contain new cities, one new continent, someÂ new instances and many new quest.
Â Starting from 22/09/2010: The fourth expansion, ÂAtlantisÂ offers players new islandÂ regions, instances, and more high-level content
Â Launch of the German version - February 2007
Â Launch of the English version - September 2007
Â Launch of the French version - November 2008
Â Over 350.000 registered players in Europe
Â Hundreds of active guilds
Frogster Â We take you to a new world!
The Berlin based Frogster Interactive Pictures AG , listed on the stock exchange, has focusedÂ on the growth sector of massively multiplayer online games (MMOGs) at an early stageÂ already. The company licenses, markets and operates its virtual worlds for millions of playersÂ in Europe, Asia and North America. In Europe its subsidiary Frogster Online Gaming GmbH isÂ taking care of the operating business of the Frogster group. The Korean joint ventureÂ Frogster Asia Co. Ltd. based in Seoul develops new MMO games with an internal team andÂ markets virtual worlds in Asia. Frogster America Inc. based in San Francisco, USA, marketsÂ and operates MMO games in North America. At their offices in Berlin, Seoul and SanÂ Francisco, the Frogster group employs more than 150 staff members in the fields of gameÂ development, licensing, IT, web design and web development, product management,Â marketing, PR, web publishing, community management, customer support, hosting, sales,Â billing and finance/administration. In the year 2008, Frogster won the ÂLandmark in the LandÂ of IdeasÂ, a competition under the patronage of the German President Dr. Horst KÃ¶hler.Â Additional information is available at: www.frogster.de