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  Funcom’s The Secret World is Now Available on PointMMO in Less than Half the Time as the Full Download
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12/06/2012
 


[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

LOS ANGELES and SINGAPORE – December 5, 2012 – / MMOGameWire PointMMO , a digital distribution platform focused on Free-to-Play MMO games, today announced that The Secret World, Funcom’s modern day MMORPG launched earlier this year, is now available on PointMMO at: http://www.pointmmo.com/game/The_Secret_World/. PointMMO is now the fastest way to get in and start playing The Secret World, with players being able to jump into the game after 45 percent of the title is pre-loaded.

PointMMO players will also receive a special in-game item that Funcom has created for the community. An exclusive sword, Sword of Rising Storm is available for PointMMO The Secret World players: http://www.pointmmo.com/giveaway/secretworldsword/

“The Secret World is an amazing game for us to get on the platform,” said Kay Gruenwoldt, CEO of PointMMO. “As Funcom adds a new trial program to the game, we’re able to offer the fastest time from click to play, meaning more people will likely try the game via PointMMO than through traditional download.”

The Secret World is a massively multiplayer online world with a unique modern-day setting and unparalleled freedom of character progression.

Imagine if every myth, conspiracy theory and urban legend was true. Imagine a world where you can become anything you want to be, without restrictions such as classes or levels. This is the premise for The Secret World, Funcom’s upcoming massively multiplayer online game set in the modern-day real world.

PointMMO features the fastest download available for every title on the platform thanks to proprietary progressive download technology embedded in the system. The platform is also adding browser games to the mix giving online gamers even more choice when they decide what game they want to play.

PointMMO Features

• The fastest download of every MMO game featured on the platform

• Registered members-only exclusives and promotions for new and classic MMO games

• Free-to-play download games as well as top browser-based titles

• Social features to let friends know when you are playing a new game

• In-Game exclusive items for many of the newest and most popular Free-to-play games

• Beta Keys for the hottest MMO and browser games

About PointMMO

PointMMO was founded in 2012 to address the market need for a dedicated digital distribution and publishing platform for MMO games. With a veteran team from the MMO industry and digital distribution industry, PointMMO is backed by a group of private investors that are passionate about gamers and the experience they have playing MMO games. For more information, please visit: www.PointMMO.com

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Contact:

International Digital Entertainment Agency (IDEA)

Sean Kauppinen

+1-415-299-2156

sean@ide-agency.com