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

Durham, USA – February 22 nd, 2013 –  Funcom is exited to reveal an exclusive preview of the next upcoming update for ‘ The Secret World’ – Issue #6;  The Last Train to Cairo. In this action filled update which is set to launch in early March, players will get to fight atop moving trains, travel back in time to ancient Egypt to secure powerful artifacts, fight with the awesome new Whip Auxiliary Weapon, reap great new rewards for Veterans and Recruiters and face down a new and terrible monster from another dimension in an epic raid size encounter!

You know what they say: only in  ‘The Secret World’, right?

We have put together a juicy preview article divulging some of the details on all the good stuff players will get to experience in Issue #6, and we have also released the inspiring cover for the issue! In addition the article includes fresh screenshots and goes into detail on several new and important features.

Catch the Preview Article on Issue #6 here

Issue #6;  The Last Train to Cairo  is scheduled for release in early March. Its focus is a new, deep and revealing story in The Scorched Desert in Egypt, containing many missions and several side missions. The players are facing off against the crazed cultists of the dark god Aten. The Atenists and their prophet are hatching a scheme which threatens the entire world. Everything hinges on stopping the  Last Train to Cairo. The update contains many other features and new content as well, read the new article for a Preview and stay tuned for the upcoming release.

In December last year,  ‘The Secret World’ moved to a buy-to-play business model, completely doing away with the subscription requirement. Visit for more information.  


ABOUT FUNCOM - Funcom is an independent developer and publisher of online games for PC and consoles. Funcom has provided outstanding entertainment since 1993 and continues to expand its track-record of more than twenty released games. Recent titles include ‘Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures’, ‘The Longest Journey', 'Anarchy Online' and 'Dreamfall: The Longest Journey'. For corporate information please visit For information about Funcom games visit or Funcom is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange under the ticker FUNCOM.