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  The Foundation, community engagement program of Fractured MMO, launched today
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07/04/2017
 


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

Milan, July 4, 2017 - Italian game developer Dynamight Studios has revealed today The Foundation, the first community engagement program for its upcoming sandbox MMORPG Fractured. The Foundation platform is integrated in the web portal of the game ( www.fracturedmmo.com ) and can be accessed by everyone with a registered Fractured account.

The Foundation is part of the effort from Dynamight Studios to increase the involvement of the community in the development of the game. The company’s CEO, Jacopo Gallelli, has stated that the program “rewards you for doing all the small things that show your interest in Fractured and its success: posting your feedback and ideas, engaging with other members of the community, browsing the latest updates and sharing them with your friends”.

By climbing the ladders of The Foundation, members of the Fractured community can obtain several unique rewards, among which forum and game titles, armor skins, mounts, and pets. In the words of Gallelli “These are the kind of rewards you would expect from a Kickstarter pledge pack. With The Foundation, they can all be obtained for free”.

On top of community engagement, The Foundation is also tied to the already running referral program of Fractured. In this regard, following the inquiry of several followers of the project, the company has stated its will to stay clear of RTM cashbacks and other practices that could be considered controversial by the community. Therefore, rewards for friends’ purchases will be limited to virtual goods, including hard currency.

The launch of The Foundation comes only a few days after the announcement that Fractured has reached the milestone of 2,000 registered users in less than 2 weeks from going public. While being an encouraging start, the company has stated it wishes this figure to increase tenfold before starting its Kickstarter campaign.

ENDS

For more information

Email: [email protected]

Press Kit:  https://fracturedmmo.com/press-kit

Fractured Portal: https://fracturedmmo.com

About Dynamight Studios

Dynamight Studios ( www.dynamight-studios.com ) is an independent videogame development startup based in Milan, Italy. Our mission is to innovate the world of Sandbox MMOs by opening it up to audiences that have been cut off from what we believe is the most exciting kind of online game out there - and one with exceptional growth perspectives, too. As of today, we are a team of 5 full-time employees (and full-time geeks) and 3 freelancers, all focused on the development of Fractured, our flagship product through which we hope to make our dream your reality.

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