Arctic battle arrives on EU servers alongside Thanksgiving event.
Tencent Games has announced that smash hit battle royale Ring of Elysium has launched in EU territories bringing this year’s top battle royale to European players along with a Thanksgiving holiday in-game event. Having successfully launched in North America in September, Ring of Elysium has been well received by players and critics alike with its unique twists on the genre. Ring of Elysium is free to play on Steam now.
Surviving in Ring of Elysium goes beyond defeating enemy players, featuring a dynamic weather system, regions are transformed by the arctic onslaught. Players will face the threat of hypothermia as they battle to survive and reach the rescue helicopter. With over 4 million players downloading the game, EU players will be able to jump right into the action.
Getting around Ring of Elysium is as extreme as the weather, players can mountaineer, hang glide, and snowboard as well as take control of various vehicles to accomplish the ultimate goal of reaching the rescue copter before being eliminated by an enemy player or frozen by the unforgiving elements.
Players across both NA and EU regions will be able to enjoy special holiday items during the Thanksgiving Day event that also launched today and will run through November 27th. Special Turkey Gifts will be given to all players logging into the game during the event period, players will also have the chance to obtain exclusive character outfits for Gavin Lynn and Hikage, experience points, along with other in-game outfits.
During the event period, players will also get daily activity tasks with the chance to earn an additional 2000 experience points. Throughout the Thanksgiving event eliminating an enemy player will also have the chance to award additional experience points as well as a rare chance to win a Dell gaming laptop.
Ring of Elysium also recently launched its 8-week seasonal event Arctic Survival Season 1, in which players can earn exclusive rewards such as player portraits, glider skins, snowboard skins and more. European players can jump into the action of Ring of Elysium now for free by heading to the Steam page.
About Ring of Elysium
Formerly known as Europa, Aurora Tencent Studio 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.
Regional Transformation The map is divided into predefined regions. The snowstorm will periodically transform the regions into frozen hell where hypothermia threatens. An inspired reimagination of the original Battle Royale movie settings, fueling a truly unique and memorable survival experience.
The goal is to board the rescue helicopter, which opens new strategic possibilities in the battle royale genre.
Convincing Natural Disaster
Highly detailed presentation of a snowstorm will provide the ultimate survival experience. The game world will change dynamically as the disaster progresses.
Various Player Abilities
Hang-gliding, snowboarding, mountaineering…Throwing extreme sports into the mix creates new playstyles limited only by imagination. While player’s fighting their way through the disaster, how best to utilize these abilities often mean the difference between life and death
Satisfying gunplay built on great netcode provides an ideal environment for competitive players and others alike.
About Tencent Games
Tencent Games is the world’s largest gaming company by operating revenue. 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. Tencent Games 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.
Jonas “O.J” Ek
The Gaming Ground
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