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  ACE OF SPADES LAUNCHES CLASSIC MODE FREE DLC
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01/25/2013
 


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Jagex, Europe’s largest independent games studio, today unveiled the latest DLC for their popular creative shooter, Ace of Spades. 

Launching later today for free, the Classic Mode DLC seeks to evoke memories of the alpha build of Ace of Spades by incorporating many popular elements from the original version of the game.

Classic Mode features a host of gameplay features, maps and experiences based on the classic version of the game. Styled in the theme of the two World Wars, the DLC offers players the chance to capitalise on the slower pace of gameplay to show off their tactical strategies.  Armed with a range of basic weapons, players will take on the Capture the Flag game mode reminiscent of the original Ace of Spades alpha and be able to choose from as a selction of new maps designed specifically with Classic Mode in mind, one of which has been designed by the Ace of Spades Community.

The full details of the Classic Mode free DLC are:

·         Classic Specific Class

Deuce Character Class – An updated version of the single character class which featured in the Classic version of the game. 

·         New Maps

5 new battle maps including a community created map.

·         Traditional Gameplay

In a nostalgic nod to the original game, the Classic Mode DLC brings back classic game modes and the trench warfare theme.  

·         New Strategy Focus

Slower gameplay and manoeuvrability gives tactical strategists a chance to shine and beat their opponents into submission.

Since its launch on Steam last month, Ace of Spades has firmly cemented itself as one of the most popular Steam titles, featuring in the top 3 games under £7 since launch and has enjoyed over 3 weeks in the global top 10 list.  

Ace of Spades is available to download on Steam for £6.99.

About Ace of Spades

Ace of Spades is the latest title from the multi-awarding UK studio behind the leading free-to-play browser MMO RuneScape.com, the recently announced Facebook racer Carnage Racing, and the eagerly anticipated Transformers Universe.

Ace of Spades is the first-person shooter that lets you create your battleground, destroy it, then create it again. Up to 32 players choose from 4 unique classes and jump into team-based, multiplayer mayhem across an endlessly evolving battlefield, to construct, destruct and take out the opposition.

The game is available from steam now and costs just $9.99/£6.99/€7.99.

Visit www.AceofSpades.com for more information.

About Jagex

Jagex is a multi-award winning online games developer based in Cambridge, England. Jagex specialises in the development of high quality browser-based games with supporting platform and technology. Jagex is also the largest independent games developer and publisher in the UK.

Jagex has a long-standing reputation for creating the world's best online games and for developing hugely popular, high quality, accessible, free-to-play games and for providing an unbeatable community experience for millions of players around the world. Jagex has developed and self-published over 40 online titles, including the world's most popular free multiplayer online game, RuneScape.com.

Press Contact:

Jagex Games Studio
Sam Forrest
Press@Jagex.com
+44 (0)844 588 6607