With many other MMO’s going the free to play and purchase additional premium features route and the recent release of DC Universe online it is no surprise to see Champions follow suit. Today Atari and Cryptic studios launched a free-to-play version of their super hero MMO.
You will be able to download Champions and play for free. Adventure Packs, items, powers and costume pieces can be selected a la carte inside Cryptic’s C-Store. For those who are gold member everything will stay the same and anyone can still upgrade to gold status to receive pretty much all the a-la-carte items.
“We’re thrilled to finally be able to launch Champions Online: Free for All,” said John Needham, CEO, Cryptic Studios. “The Champions team has put an incredibly amount of effort into making Free for All an amazing free-to-play MMO every gamer can enjoy at no cost.”
Here are the options that come with the Free for all launch:
· Play Everything – With the exception of special Adventure Packs, all the content in Champions Online: Free For All is available to every player. Once a player enters a location within the MMO game world, nothing is off-limits!
· Unlimited Play Time – Play as much as you like, as long as you like, at absolutely no cost. No subscription or credit card required.
· Your Own Hero, Your Own Story – Become a hero, encounter his or her Nemesis, and advance to maximum level at no cost.
· Play Your Way – Utilize the optional web-based and in-game C-Store to purchase gameplay upgrades or additional premium content.
To learn more about the game and download the software head on over to the Champions Online website.