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Publisher Gameforge Reveals AION Classic Is Coming Soon to Europe

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Publisher Gameforge Reveals AION Classic Is Coming Soon to Europe

Return to Atreia as AION Classic Brings the World-Renowned MMO Back to its Roots

Today, Gameforge — leading Western publisher of popular multiplayer online games including AIONNosTaleOGame, and Metin2 — revealed AION Classic is coming to PC in Europe. In early 2023, players will return to the game’s foundations and relive the war between the Elyos and Asmodians, while also dealing with the ever-present threat of the Balaur lurking at the threshold to the Abyss Gate.

When AION Classic launches in Europe, the goal will be to introduce the content of the original AION based directly on version 2.0. In time, Gameforge expects people across Europe to experience the same original adventures and remember exactly why this MMORPG is beloved by millions of players around the world.

“Today, we are happy to share that the highly anticipated release of AION Classic is coming soon to Europe,” said Nyoka, Product Manager at Gameforge in charge of AION. “Working with our development partners at NCSoft is crucial in order to ensure that the European release builds upon the experience of other territories, while also sorting out technical aspects that will ensure a fun, and smooth gaming experience for our players.”

Watch AION Classic official trailer below:

AION Classic is a permanent server which offers all MMORPG lovers a fresh start in the world of Atreia. along with additional balancing and quality-of-life improvements. The European Classic server will start with the 2.0 update.

Players new and old will be able to explore the vast and unique realm of Atreia, discover or enjoy iconic dungeons and take part in the battle between Elyos and Asmodians.

What to expect from AION Classic:

  • Enjoy PvE content up to level 55 on various maps and instances like Dark Poeta, the Baranath Dredgion, and more!
  • Charge into battle with massive PvP content including Rifts, Dredgions and Fortress Battles
  • Take to the skies and prepare for flying combat in the Abyss
  • Choose different professions to craft gear and consumables

Like in other regions, Siel’s Aura and Daeva Pass features will be available to provide additional rewards. Additionally, exclusive content such as the new dungeons or the recently added new classes will also be introduced in Europe with future updates for AION Classic.

AION is a visually stunning, free-to-play MMORPG where you ascend to divinity and fight in a decades long war between two rivaling factions. Wielding divine powers and the capability for true flight, you must bring salvation to your people and restore balance to the vast and beautiful world of Atreia, now shattered by the Cataclysm. For more information, follow the game on Twitter and “Like” it on Facebook.

For media resources, including screenshots, trailers, art, and logos, check out our updated press kit here:

About Gameforge

Founded in 2002, Gameforge is a leading Western publisher and operator of widely acclaimed Massively Multiplayer Online (MMO) and browser-based game titles. Gameforge builds highly active and enduring global communities by supporting players through the greatest quality LiveOps, provision of localized content, engaging community management, and frequent delivery of meaningful updates.

Gameforge’s diverse portfolio of highly successful gaming brands provides different worlds with engaging experiences for players from all walks of life: core MMORPG titles Swords of Legends OnlineAIONRunes of Magic, and Metin2, beloved anime MMOs Elsword and NosTale, strategy-focused browser games like OGame and Ikariam, along with indie titles such as Trigon: Space Story.

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