Champions Online Website
has word that Cryptic's MMORPG has surpassed their
City of Heroes as the longest-running superhero MMORPG, saying they are
celebrating with an event called "Still Standing." They promise more details
about that soon, but there is already more to know about this from the note they
sent on the topic. Word is:
Still Standing brings a celebration to the
heroes of Champions Online, offering both external and in-game events to engage
in detailed below:
- Save the Earth! – Champions must travel to
a space station, high above Millennium City, and battle with their own
personal Nemesis to save the world.
- Double XP – For the week of the
celebration, Champions can enjoy double the experience as they fight their
way to new levels of power.
- Origins Costume Contest – Calling all
players! The team is offering the chance to win original Champions Online
concept art for players willing to compete by showing off their
interpretation of their hero’s very first costume.
- Players will also be able to unlock a brand new
Cosmic Cape and Inner Power Aura during the event.
Originally launched in 2009, Champions Online brought the first true
action-MMORPG with furious, fast-paced encounters previously reserved for action
and fighting games, offering instantaneous and electrifying combat. Players can
choose from thousands of different costume pieces, colors, body types and powers
to create their own unique superhero. There are billions of possible
combinations, and in a universe brimming with the fantastic and the
unforgettable, players can become heroes they’ve always wanted to be!