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  Ring of Elysium set to heat up with Season 2 and all-new active volcano Island map
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Aurora Studios, the developers of hit next-gen battle royale Ring of Elysium have announced that Adventurer pass season 2 and a new gameplay update featuring a new map will launch on January 16th. The Europa map will feature an active volcano and will also introduce three new characters and modes of transportation featured in the trailer that released today.


New Trailer:


Flipping the switch and transporting players to a warmer Mediterranean-style locale, the game’s new map Europa Island will drop players onto an island in the center of the ocean with a now active volcano Alecto.


Players will also be able to travel under the sea by driving the cross-harbor tunnel submarine and will need to use any means possible to reach the rescue helicopter as volcanic ash and destruction as it closes in around them in the danger zone.


Getting around the brand new volcanic island will be just as adrenaline pumped as players have come to expect from Ring of Elysium, with the addition of three new extreme and fun forms of transport. BMX bikes, hang gliders, and grappling hooks make getting up to those high advantage points to check out the competition its own adventure.

Europa Island also brings brand new weapons for players to equip themselves with including the new MG4 and PKM. The new weapons and transport modes allow for even more tactical options in the quest for survival.


Players can jump into the action of the new Europa Island map on January 16th and play as three new characters well equipped to survive the island each with two sets of upgraded appearances. Ring of Elysium is available to play now for free on Steam.


Adventurer Pass Season 2 Features:

  • Three new characters

New Map Europa Island Features:

  • New Gear including BMX bikes, hang glider, and grappling hooks
  • New weapons: MG4, and PKM
  • Iconic locations to visit including Ocean Park, Angel church, Seafood market, The Observatory, Ancient castle ruins, and Undersea world.
  • Realistic dynamic weather: sunny, cloudy, heavy rain, thunderstorms, thick fog, high-speed winds, and intense typhoons.

About Ring of Elysium


Formerly known as Europa, Aurora Studios and publisher Tencent is proud to present the next generation of multiplayer online arena shooter using the Quicksilver X engine. Trapped on a snowy mountain assaulted by a disastrous snowstorm, the only way out is a rescue flight which can only save up to four people. Survivors must stay ahead of the approaching storm while eliminating competition. Welcome to Ring of Elysium.


About Aurora Studios


Aurora Studios is a division of the world’s largest gaming company by operating revenue, Tencent Games. As the world-class gaming division of Tencent Holdings Limited (SEHK 700), the company develops and publishes AAA products for hundreds of millions of gamers on today’s most popular platforms. With stakes in Epic Games, Supercell, and Riot, Tencent publishes popular western titles like League of Legends in the Chinese market. Aurora Studios is dedicated to creating interactive entertainment experiences that are high in quality, engaging, and fun for a variety of audiences across a multitude of online game products.