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ArchLord

Platform(s): PC
Genre: Online Multiplayer
Publisher: Codemasters

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'ArchLord' to Get Free Content Update #3

by Rainier on June 20, 2008 @ 6:13 a.m. PDT

ArchLord will deliver a unique competitive premise to MMO gamers: the opportunity to rise to become the game world's supreme ruler. Every month, one player will take control of the world and with it the opportunity to wreak havoc on their cowering enemies as the player gains control of supreme global Archlord powers! Embark on your adventure to become the one mighty ruler of them all and take control of vast worlds, sprawling towns and cities or even control the world's horrific monsters to wreak havoc on your cowering enemies. For the first time ever you can rise to rule them all and with it the true destiny of Chantra is under your control...

Gamers can download and play ArchLord for free with no monthly subscriptions or commitments. The online game challenges thousands of players to raise an army and compete to become the game’s all-ruling ArchLord. Since moving to the free-to-play model, ArchLord has seen explosive new player growth over recent months with more players than ever taking on the challenge to compete to become the all-conquering ArchLord and with it rule the entire game world, impacting on the lives of thousands of players.

ArchLord Episode 3: Spirits Awakening adds a number of new features & free game content including:

  • New game content – Up to 30% all-new game content
  • All new zones – 3 new game zones for players to challenge
  • New class skills – Over 80 new skills
  • ArchLord abilities – New ruling ArchLord skills and abilities
  • New armour & items – New collectible armour sets with unique stats
  • New monsters & enemies – New monsters and zone bosses

Ed Relf, Director of Marketing, Codemasters Online commented, "We are pleased to be able to set out our exciting new expansion plans for ArchLord. As recently announced ArchLord is now more popular than ever with thousands of new players taking up the challenge every day to compete to become the games all-ruling leader! Episode 3 adds a significant amount of new content to what is already a leading free MMORPG and we look forward to delivering this free expansion to our players in the coming weeks."

The game's world, Kantra, is fantastically realised with stunning visuals, created using Renderware, and the game features incredibly atmospheric in-game audio recorded by the world famous London Symphony Orchestra.

ArchLord will also introduce one of the most advanced and complex PVP combat systems ever in any MMO, which utilises sprawling free battle areas and special guild battlefields that enables players to battle in fearsome guild versus guild battles.

With an ever-evolving storyline of conquest and betrayal, ArchLord presents an epic adventure in which players band together as they quest for the ancient relics of the Archons. Each relic bestows incredible power on those who possess it and when relics are combined they deliver ultimate mastery over the fundamental forces of creation for there can only be one Archlord!

Key Features

  • Set in the mystical medieval land of Chantra, embark on your deadly adventure to become the one ruler of them all! With a new ArchLord crowned each month, take part in this epic struggle and unlock the greatest power of all.
  • Stake your place in the history of Chantra as you rise to become ArchLord and with it leave behind your legacy for all to honour. In ArchLord the true fate of a world is in your hands and how you exploit this incredible power is up to you...
  • Take your pick from either Humans, Elves or Orcs as for the first time ever within any MMORPG you rise to become the ruler of an entire game world!
  • Incredible, jaw dropping graphics bring the ever-evolving world of Chantra to life with authentic day-night cycles, evolving weather and full global climate effects!
  • Take arms as you fully utilise ArchLord's core advanced combat system allowing for incredible effects, special moves and breathtaking advanced combos the like that have never been seen in any previous MMORPG.
  • Fully exploit your weapons, armour and items with the most advanced item upgrade system yet seen. Craft spiritual stones of power each with their own unique attributes to combine these with your items to give them entirely new features, abilities and characteristics.
  • Incredible in-game audio recorded by the world famous London Symphony Orchestra bring the world of Chantra to life!

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