[TERA] Breaking News: Frogster to Publish TERA in Europe
TERA is one of the most action packed online games in history using a free aim combat system like that of Nexon America’s upcoming Dragon Nest. TERA, Blade & Soul (NCSoft), Vindictus (Nexon), WoW: Cataclysm (Blizzard) and Diablo III (Blizzard) are really rivaling each other now for the title of most anticipated MMO of all time.
Frogster, a premier published of PC games in Europe and Asia has announced that they have acquired publishing rights for TERA in Europe and will publish the game in 27 European countries, in English, German and French. It has been hinted that Dutch and Spanish clients will be available soon after launch.
Here’s the original press release from Frogster:
Frogster Interactive acquires European license to the MMO Game ‘TERA’ and with this, to one of the world’s most spectacular new generation MMO Game projectsBerlin, 14.07.2010:Frogster Interactive Pictures AG, international publisher of massively multiplayer online games with headquarters in Berlin and subsidiaries in Berlin, San Francisco and Seoul, has secured the license for the publishing of ‘TERA’ in Europe. Frogster brings the highly ambitious online role play game by Bluehole Studio Inc. to Europe. The developer founded in 2007 in South Korea has gathered countless talents from the world-leading Korean online games industry in order to create a new generation of online games.
Already at the major computer games show Electronic Entertainment Exposition (E3) in June, ‘TERA’ caused a big stir with its spectacular real-time battles and impressive “next-generation” graphics. In 2011, ‘TERA’ shall be launched in Europe with a German, English and French version customized for the western market.
TERA – An online game world to set new standards in the genre
A huge and highly-detailed virtual world with triple-A quality claim awaits thousands of players with ‘TERA’. Entirely developed in Unreal Engine 3, ‘TERA’ transcends current representatives of the genre with breathtaking 3D graphical environments, thrilling animations and spectacular effects. The seamless architecture of the massive fantasy world including open “dungeons” guarantees a smooth and fluent game experience without any interruptions by loading times. With six races and eight character classes, ‘TERA’ offers an abundance of possibilities for character creation and development. The dynamic real-time combat system of ‘TERA’ gets players engaged in battles considerably more actively than all traditional MMORPGs. ‘TERA’ is set to be released in 2011 based on a subscription model.
“TERA will set completely new standards within the MMO genre”, commented Andreas Weidenhaupt, CEO of Frogster Online Gaming, upon the closing of the agreement. “We see the licensing of this revolutionary online world as one of the largest deals and milestones in Frogster’s corporate history”, agrees Christoph Gerlinger, CEO of Frogster Interactive Pictures.