|WEBZEN Inc. (WWW.WEBZEN.COM), the Next Generation of Free-to-Play Online Games, announced the start of the ¡®Tournament Registration Test¡¯ for their Action RPG ¡®C9 (Continent of the Ninth Seal). During the test, participants will be able to register for the ¡®online PvP tournament¡¯ prior to the ¡®2012 C9 Championship Tournament¡¯.
Starting from April 14th until May 4th, the ¡®Tournament Registration Test¡¯ will be open to users with a C9 beta key that will be given out through various partner game media websites beginning from the 12th.
During the test period, participants who wish to register for the ¡®online PvP tournament¡¯ must first accomplish an in-game mission. The registration for the ¡®online PvP tournament¡¯ will open on April 25th at C9¡¯s official website where more detailed information will be announced. Later on, after the ¡®online PvP tournament¡¯, the top final qualifying teams will be invited to the offline ¡®2012 C9 Championship Tournament¡¯ held during E3 2012 in Los Angeles, where the top team will win a grand prize of $10,000 (USD).
The ¡®Tournament Registration Test¡¯ will reveal new contents including the ¡®Ultimate Fury Skills¡¯, currently the most powerful and dynamic skills, and also new PvP systems, ¡®Deathmatch¡¯ and ¡®Relay Match¡¯.
Jihun Lee, Head of Global Publishing, said, ¡°For the 2012 C9 Championship Tournament, we have opened the test to start the online events that will continue to the offline finals during E3 2012.¡± Also he said, ¡°We will focus on the localization for global users to launch the official service this summer.¡±
Meanwhile, WEBZEN has started the ¡®Media Focus Test¡¯ today where game media will be able to gain early access to experience the new contents. The ¡®Media Focus Test¡¯ will continue until May 5th.
More information about the Action RPG ¡®C9¡¯ can be found at the official Facebook community (www.facebook.com/C9Webzen) and website (c9.webzen.com).