Gamers wishing to play can download the full version of the game at http://www.lineage.com/macdownload/. For those who do not prefer to download the game, a free game CD may be requested from the Web site and NCsoft will ship the disc via U.S. mail. Mac users and PC users are able to play alongside each other in the Lineage.
The game raises the concepts of community, social interaction, and combat to new levels with the introduction of Blood Pledges-strong alliances with friends and allies in the game world. Once a Pledge is formed, the players can develop a strategy for overtaking a castle. But winning the battle only means the game of politics and negotiation is just beginning. Keeping your castle is sometimes harder than capturing it.
The game currently boasts more than four-million active subscriptions and 330,000 concurrent users worldwide. Lineage comes with a 30-day free trial. After the trial period, players are charged US$15 per month. Players can save money by purchasing four months at a rate of US$11.25 per month. An Internet connection is required to play Lineage