Publisher 505 Games recently announced an MMO expansion for the popular sandbox video game “Portal Knights”. The extension is already in development and will be released worldwide. The makers want to present a first demo at China Joy.
Video game publisher 505 Games, a subsidiary of Digital Bros SpA, has partnered with leading Chinese gaming company Duoyi Network to develop an MMO set in the Portal KnightsUniverse announced. As announced by Digital Bros, the Chinese version of Portal Knights - distributed there by Duoyi - already sold more than a million times for mobile devices and PCs in China.
MMO with core features of the original
Portal Knights, a brand created and published by 505 Games, is a 3D action-adventure game with role-playing and sandbox elements in which players can fight together in a colorful world, gathering resources, building structures and making the equipment they need to survive .
This is an exciting milestone in the history of Portal Knights. Our collaboration with Duoyi Network was critical to spreading the game in China, and now through this partnership we have an opportunity to grow and deepen the brand even further by serving the Portal Knights-Community offer a balanced and fun MMO experience.
Raffaele Galante, CEO of Digital Bros and 505 Games
The upcoming game, currently being developed by Duoyi Network with support from 505 Games, will incorporate the core features of the original Portal KnightsPremium game like sandbox, manufacturing and role-playing elements, also introduces MMO mechanics and relies on a “freemium” monetization model. Players have the opportunity to explore the sandbox world of Portal Knights to enjoy and explore to a much greater extent than ever before, and experience new elements of gameplay such as navigating your own maps, joining guilds, forming teams to challenge other cities, and more.
The upcoming MMO expansion of the Portal KnightsUniverse is published in Greater China by Duoyi Network and in the rest of the world by 505 Games.
A demo of the game will be presented to players for the first time at China Joy, one of the world's premier digital entertainment events, taking place in Shanghai from August 2-5.
Further information on 505 Games products and the company is available at 505games.com.
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