Press Release - Free To Play
Seattle, WA (September 14, 2010)
Flying Lab Software has released Power & Prestige, the eagerly anticipated first expansion to its critically acclaimed MMORPG Pirates of the Burning Sea. Flying Lab Software is also announcing that its next major update, expected in the Fall of 2010, will take Pirates of the Burning Sea free-to-play with the ability to purchase premium content and various in-game items such as missions, clothes, pets and more. Players will also have the option to purchase a subscription plan known as the Captains Club, which is expected to include access to certain premium content, account upgrades and discounts.“Since we launched Pirates of the Burning Sea in January 2008, players have been battling on the high seas to control the Caribbean. With Power & Prestiges Port Governance, weve added a whole new level of immersion to the struggle for power,” said Russell Williams, CEO of Flying Lab Software. “Players also have access to a wealth of new content, and have a whole new fighting school to master. Were also excited to make Pirates of the Burning Sea even more accessible by making it free-to-play in the near future so that even more players can enjoy the amazing ship battles, in-depth missions, and the rich Caribbean setting.”
Power & Prestige expands upon the games real-time Port Conquest system, allowing players to not only capture ports on behalf of their parent nations, but to also become a Port Governor with great economic and strategic influence. It also contains over 60 new missions, a new “Brawling” fighting school, and much more.
Power & Prestige is available to Pirates of the Burning Sea subscribers for no extra charge as an automatic download. New players can play the expansion by visiting www.burningsea.com/try .
ESRB Rating: Teen with Blood, Mild Suggestive Themes, Use of Alcohol and Tobacco and Violence.