Hellgate: London Successfully Finishes Second Closed Beta Test in Korea
More Than 100 Thousand Gamers Join to Play Hellgate: London
Seoul, Korea (November 12, 2007) – HanbitSoft today announced that the second closed beta test for Hellgate: London(www.hellgate.co.kr) that had been going on from 9th until 11th finished with success.
Hellgate: London invited over 100 thousand gamers to join the second closed beta test, which is the largest number to participate in a test version game. For days, over 250 thousand gamers subscribed to join the beta test.
Gamers were able to download Hellgate: London’s client from 2 o’clock in the afternoon on the 8th, and over 5 thousand gamers rushed into the download site causing congestion troubles. HanbitSoft urgently had to add additional download roots to make traffic flow. Despite the Gstar2007 fever, gamers’ interest in Hellgate: London didn’t seem to get cold.
From the first day until the last, Hellgate: Lodon’s second closed beta test was over without any systematic problems. HanbitSoft announced that the company didn’t face any temporary checks or interface problem during the whole test. HanbitSoft also announced that the gamers who played the first day kept playing until the last day, which proves that the game has great potential of high absorption with great quality supported by stable management.
One of the most anticipated online RPGs of the year, Hellgate: London offers infinite re-playability with dynamically generated levels, items, ememies and events. The player creates a heroic character, completes quests, and battles through an innumerable amount of demons to advance through deep, rich story-driven campaign. A robust, flexible skill and spell system, highly customizable appearances, and a massive variety of randomly generated equipment allow each player to create his or her own unique hero. Hellgate: London represents the next evolution of the action RPG genre, combining the depth and addictive gameplay of traditional RPGs with the visceral action of first-person shooters.