Nevrax announces open beta testing for Saga of Ryzom:
Paris, France –
April 13th, 2004 -- Nevrax (http://www.nevrax.com),
an independent online game and software developer, announced today that the Saga
of Ryzom, its highly anticipated multi-genre massively multiplayer RPG, enters
Open Beta beginning today, April 13th 2004. Community relations and customer
support for the beta will be provided by the Themis Group in the United States,
and hosting will be provided by Jolt Online Gaming.
"We have eagerly anticipated the opportunity to bring the Saga of Ryzom into
open beta," said David Cohen-Corval, CEO of Nevrax. “Players should expect a
refreshing new beginning to the genre today.”
The Beta 3 client will be available online exclusively through Gamespy's
Fileplanet download service (http://www.fileplanet.com). Only subscribers of the
Fileplanet service will have access to the Open Beta the first week, with open
admittance beginning the week after. The Beta 3 client will also be distributed
as a DVD insert in leading gaming publications in France, Germany, and the
"We’re excited that people will soon be able to experience the Saga of Ryzom for
the very first time," said Alexander Macris, CEO of Themis Group.
In the far off distant future, four homin races struggle for survival on the
planet of Atys. Known as the “living planet”, Atys is growing and evolving on
its own, sending tendrils into the sky and covering the lands with new life.
This lush and vibrant world is the setting for the game. The Saga will be played
out over a period of eight years, during which the players will be able to
explore and adventure with thousands of others, in order to reveal the hidden
mysteries not only of Atys, but of the entire Ryzom universe.
Driven by the new RAID (Real-Time Army Invasion Deployment) engine, Ryzom
enables you to:
• Engage hordes of enemies in epic invasions;
• Build a truly unique character using flexible, skill-based advancement
• Create your own customized special attacks and spells using the Modular Action
• Construct, customize, and enchant items to create unique powerful equipment
for your character;
• Gain fame through your adventures and become a known Hero of the land.
To sign up for the beta or learn more about Saga of Ryzom, go to
www.ryzom.com. Players who have registered
for the Beta, can get customer support and join the community at