Ragnarok Online: Expanding and Updating

The War of Emperum Arrives on Classic Server

Marina Del Rey, California – October 9, 2012 - Gravity Interactive, a publisher of exciting massive multiplayer online role-playing games (MMORPGs), has announced that the massive War of Emperium update has officially launched on Ragnarok Online's Classic Server. Players can register for a free War Portal account at http://www.playragnarok.com/
For nostalgia minded players who enjoyed the original mechanics and maps of the game, Gravity launched its Classic Server in June. As the months passed, the server had more regions and features added. This update introduces the War of Emperium: Ragnarok Online's signature guild versus guild competition, pitting warriors from around the world against each other in a weekly test of skill and strategy.

“Classic server is now ready to launch War of Emperum, over the course of three test WoEs we have opened up all of the realms and castles, as well as the guild dungeons,” says Producer Jason “Heimdallr” Koerperich, Ragnarok Online Producer at Gravity Interactive. "With the launch of full WoE castle holding guilds will be able to invest in a castles economy, improve its defenses, pick up treasure, and access the guild dungeon!”

With the War of Emperum launched, one of the next updates in Classic's future will be the introduction of Transcendent classes, powerful upgrades to existing classes that can be unlocked by reaching the level cap. Players can learn more about special events, patch notes, community fan creations, and much more at the official Ragnarok Online Facebook here: http://www.facebook.com/playragnarok.

October Sealed Box event begins for players who have redeemed a magic stone item to change to their second job class. The sealed boxes will drop off of random monsters when wearing a special event headgear and can be unlocked with keys from the item mall for unique and useful items. These change up monthly so check out this page for more details, http://www.playragnarok.com/news/eventdetail.aspx?id=211&p=1.

Ragnarok Online
Ragnarok Online is a fast-paced, 3rd person fantasy MMORPG, where friends can make parties, groups can make guilds, and the powerful can battle for top spots in weekly Guild vs. Guild battle to gain supremely powerful items of the Gods.

Combine hundreds of options to optimize your equipment and appearance, along with fully customizable stats and skills to make your adventurer truly unique! With dozens of classes, you can find the one that fits your play style, band together in parties to fight powerful MVP bosses for unique gear or hunt monsters for cards to get unique and customizable effects for your equipment.

Sell these newly acquired items or player-created ones, including potions and weapons, to your fellow adventurers in a fully player-driven economy. Take pets out for a walk through the hundreds of areas from lush forests to creepy ruins or even through the bottom of the ocean! Quest to hunt the deadliest of creatures, to learn about the lore and history of Midgard, or find a way to journey to new locations that become available with Ragnarok's regular update schedule.

About Gravity Interactive, Inc.

Headquartered in Marina Del Rey (California, U.S.A.), Gravity Interactive, Inc. was established in March 2003 and is the U.S. subsidiary of Gravity Co. Ltd. (South Korea, Nasdaq GM: GRVY). Gravity Interactive, Inc. is a world-renowned leader in online game publishing and operates Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Games (MMORPGs) for the North American casual and hardcore gaming markets. The company's flagship title, Ragnarok Online, has over three (3) million North American subscribers (about 50 million subscribers worldwide) and has been joined by other titles Dragon Saga, Requiem: Memento Mori, and ROSE Online. More information can be found at www.warpportal.com

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