REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Feb. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Perfect World Entertainment Inc. is pleased to announce that Blacklight: Retribution Onslaught is now live. Players around the world may visit www.playblacklight.com to experience the largest update ever created for the award-winning, free-to-play, competitive first-person shooter. The Onslaught expansion features new maps, new modes, new weapons, and much more.
Headlining the many new features introduced with today's update is the titular new mode Onslaught, a four-player co-op mode that finds agents joining forces to survive the zombie apocalypse as they battle waves of bloodthirsty infected.
Agents who download Blacklight: Retribution Onslaught through Valve's Steam network can also look forward to a variety of in-game item packages, including the Silver Crowbar melee weapon, reserved exclusively for Steam players.
Starting today, Blacklight Retribution: Onslaught is also available for the first time to first-person shooter fans in Turkey, offering players in that region an improved experience with a fully localized version of the game.
"We've come a long way since Blacklight: Retribution first launched in 2012," said Perfect World Entertainment General Manager Andrew Brown. "We're thrilled to see Blacklight: Retribution continue to enjoy success on popular platforms, like Steam. Making Blacklight available to our fans in Turkey also contributes to our company's mission to connect gamers around the world through the act of play, regardless of regional boundaries or platforms."
Find out why Destructoid's Jim Sterling called Blacklight: Retribution "...one of the best first-person shooters [he's] ever played." Learn more and download Blacklight: Retribution Onslaught for free at: http://blacklight.perfectworld.com/onslaught
For a closer look at the exclusive Silver Crowbar for Steam players and to download and view the Blacklight: Retribution Onslaught launch trailer and screens, please visit:
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Perfect World Entertainment is a leading North American online games publisher specializing in immersive free-to-play MMORPGs. Founded in 2008, Perfect World Entertainment has published 10 popular titles, including Blacklight Retribution, Forsaken World, Perfect World International and Star Trek Online. The company works closely with its American development teams and partners such as Cryptic Studios, developer of the highly anticipated MMORPG Dungeons & Dragons Neverwinter, and Runic Games, developer of the hit Torchlight series, to provide unparalleled quality of service and game experiences to its players. A subsidiary of Perfect World Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ: PWRD), Perfect World Entertainment is headquartered in Silicon Valley, California. For more information, please visit: www.perfectworld.com
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