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Redbana Relaunches Sword 2 as Granado Espada

Posted Thu, Jan 10, 2013 by Martuk

GamersFirst dropped Sword 2 last month but the title quickly found a new home with T3 Entertainment. Services ended in December but it didn’t take long to get the newly transitioned game up and running. Redbana, the North American publishing arm of T3 Entertainment, today announced that Sword 2 has returned under the new name of Granado Espada.

Granado Espada is available starting today complete with a new update that adds 14 new Recruit NPCs, new weapons, additional costumes & armor, and new maps & missions.

Check out the trailer and press release below for more. Visit the Granado Espada website to learn.


REDBANA LAUNCHES GRANADO ESPADA, BAROQUE PERIOD MMORPG WITH AWARD-WINNING GRAPHICS, MULTIPLE CHARACTER CONTROL, POLITICS AND MORE

North American Free-To-Play Publisher Introduces A New Era of Exploration and Discovery

LOS ANGELES, January 10, 2013 – Redbana (www.t3fun.com),  a publisher of free-to-play online games, today announced the launch of Granado Espada (formerly Sword 2) the free-to-play, massively multiplayer online role playing game (MMORPG) through the T3Fun.com gaming portal.

Redbana will take over publishing of the popular MMO, Sword 2, into its newest chapter of Granada Espada with major content updates throughout the title beginning today. The Granado Espada storyline leverages the 17th century Age of Exploration in Europe as the backdrop for explorers to embark in their conquest of the New World.

Players migrating from Sword 2 will be able to continue with existing characters and benefit from a Loyalty gift as a welcome from Redbana, including:   

  • Master Explorer Pack : 40 percent speed up of experience speed and drop rate for 30 days, User can also enter forgotten dungeon
  • 3 Master Cards : Enables users to level up to the master the level immediately
  • Unique Medal  : Special decoration on users account for loyal user’s that have stuck by Sword 2

Granado Espada's multi-character control adds a layer of game play depth, challenging player strategy techniques by mixing and matching a party of three, choosing from several character class archetypes. This launch will also introduce some new features to the game, including:

  • New Characters: 14 Brand NEW Recruit NPCs
  • New Weapons: The most powerful “Strata Devil”, also has five accessories that can only be worn by masters and other weapons and stances
  • New Costumes and Armor: Including six types of Strata Devil Armor and RARE weapon costumes
  • New Maps and Missions: include the Secret Garden, Lucifer’s Castle, the Banquet Hall and Death Corridor in Lucifer’s Castle

A product of famed game developer, Hak Kyu Kim, creator of Ragnarok Online, Granado Espada's dramatic visuals is complemented withdynamic and fast paced action and unique player vs. player battles, including a dueling system and the treacherous Baron Mode.

"Granado Espada is a re-birth of an incredibly immersive game," said Jun Hyun Kim, CEO of Redbana. "Like all games to come under the Redbana banner, we are fully-committed to adding major content updates on a monthly basis. Our recipe for success in this market is to continue to give players rich and new content. This is a key element for a free-to-play game to not only survive, but to keep players happy and engaged."

Granado Espada will be the flagship game for North America publisher Redbana. With an established office in Los Angeles, Redbana is committed to producing free-to-play games with updates based on subscriber feedback, analytics and business intelligence.

For more information about Granado Espada visit:

Game Website: http://ge.t3fun.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/granadoonline

Twitter: @GranadoEspadaRB

Community Forums: http://geforum.t3fun.com/

About Redbana

Formed in April 2008, Redbana Corporation is the North American publishing arm of leading videogame developer and publisher, T3 Entertainment. Redbana operates through its video game portal, T3Fun.com, which also includes the titles Hellgate, Mythos and Wyd. Redbana aims to take place among the elite interactive entertainment studios in the North American market by offering the most high-quality and entertaining online games in the world that appeal to a wide audience of consumers.

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