PANZER GENERAL® ONLINE In-game D-Day event Approaching
Prepare for Operation Overlord
SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA – June 6, 2014 – Today Ubisoft® announced the first in-game event for Panzer General® Online, featuring multiplayer battles themed around the 70th anniversary of the Allied landing and the succeeding battles in Normandy. The D-Day event will be available for all players and introduces new troops, a new command card and a new event currency.
The D-Day event will start on June 11 and end on June 25. To get a head start, starting June 6 players will be able to start building up their army to prepare for the tough multiplayer battles they will face. During the event the main objective will be to defeat as many enemy units as possible to earn medals, the new in-game currency. Medals can be used to unlock new troops such as the “Bergetiger” or the powerful command card “Recover”. The D-Day event will be featured in a special section in the main menu, allowing for immediate battles against other players.
Players can participate in the event and play Panzer General Online through the official website www.panzergeneral.com. Here they will also find more detailed information on the event and its rules.
About Panzer General Online:
Panzer General Online is a free-to-play browser-based tactical game combining elements of collectible card games and board games. Players create their own armies of World War II units including tanks, artillery and the infantry as well as command cards that when deployed strategically, can turn the tide of battle. Featuring a single player campaign and multiplayer PvP battles, players can challenge their friends and other generals to race to the top of the leaderboards.
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About Blue Byte, a Ubisoft studio:
Blue Byte was established in 1988 and released its first hit game in 1991: Battle Isle. This was followed in 1993 by the development strategy game The Settlers®, which established itself as a longlasting favorite. In 2001, Blue Byte was acquired by Ubisoft, and in 2004 the studio moved into the premises of Ubisoft’s German branch in Düsseldorf. The team at Blue Byte is responsible for new productions of The Settlers® and ANNO®. The studio is also active in the free-2-play genre with the web-based browser game The Settlers Online, available in several languages and currently captivating millions of players worldwide.
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