New Booster Pack Coming for Anarchy Online!

Fri Feb 13, 2009 9:00am EST

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- New End-Game Content Pack Soon to Be Released for Seasoned `Anarchy Online`
Veterans - 

- In-Game Virtual Item, the Hoverchair, Included in the Booster as a
Time-Limited Launch Offer! - 
DURHAM, N.C.--(Business Wire)--
Funcom is proud to unveil `Legacy of the Xan` - the new booster pack for the
massively multiplayer online game `Anarchy Online.` The new booster pack
features end-game content tailored specifically for seasoned `Anarchy Online`
veterans, opening up new areas of the world, introducing new items and bringing
hundreds of new missions to challenge players. This content upgrade is the
latest in a series of expansions and booster packs that have been released for
the classic sci-fi MMO that launched 7 years ago. 

"The `Legacy of the Xan` booster pack introduces new content for those who have
reached the `Anarchy Online` end-game, by introducing areas, items, enemies and
missions relating to the mysterious civilization of the Xan and their history on
planet Rubi-ka," says game director Colin Cragg. "We are thrilled by the fact
that `Anarchy Online` continues to capture the imagination of gamers even after
seven years of operation, and we greatly look forward to bringing players even
more challenges, content and improvements to the game in the time ahead!" 

The booster pack will be available on February 19th, but pre-order has already
started. The booster is available for 19.99 US dollars or for a combined
purchase using paid points and currency. Included in the purchase is an in-game
virtual item known as The Phasefront Hoverchair - a unique, time-limited launch
offering that allows you to cruise around on Rubi-ka in style! For those new to
`Anarchy Online` it is also possible to purchase a complete package that
contains the core game as well as all expansions and boosters previously
released. `Legacy of the Xan` pre-order and the Phasefront Hoverchair is
included in this complete package. 

For more information on the booster and how to get it, visit

Launching back in 2001, `Anarchy Online` has enjoyed over seven years of
operation and two million explorers have set foot on Rubi-ka in that time. Over
six million avatars have been created, and over 200 million hours of
entertainment has been served, or more than eight million days of playtime.
`Anarchy Online` features a unique science fiction setting on the planet Rubi-ka
almost thirty thousand years into the future, where players must complete
dangerous missions and explore a strange, mysterious world as they master an
arsenal of futuristic weaponry. Players can partake in the dramatic story-line
that unfolds as they reach deeper into the mysteries of Rubi-Ka.`Anarchy Online`
is also available in a fully free to play version. 

Has it been a while since you asked a friend to explore a new and challenging
sci-fi world? 

ABOUT FUNCOM - Funcom is an independent developer and publisher of online games
for PC, consoles and mobile platforms. Funcom has provided outstanding
entertainment since 1993 and continues to expand its track-record of more than
twenty released games. Recent titles include 'The Longest Journey,' 'Anarchy
Online' and 'Dreamfall: The Longest Journey.' For corporate information please
visit For information about Funcom games visit,, or Funcom is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange under the ticker

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Erling Ellingsen, Product Manager
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