Wizard101 Welcomes the Vibrant World of Zafaria to the Spiral

Nov 18, 2011, 09:57 ET from KingsIsle Entertainment, Inc.

PLANO, Texas, Nov. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Zafaria, the year's most significant content update for Wizard101, is now live across KingsIsle's U.S. servers. The update introduces the sun-drenched grasslands and lush jungles of the Zafarian landscape, increases Wizard101's maximum level cap, and continues the game's main storyline centered on Morganthe the Spider Queen.    

(Logo:  http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100526/KINGSISLELOGO)

"Zafaria represents a huge update to the Wizard101 universe and includes some of the most visually impressive environments we've ever created," said Todd Coleman, vice president and creative director of KingsIsle Entertainment. "In the Zafarian savannah, Wizards will unlock mysterious new powers and discover important clues about the motivations of the nefarious villain Morganthe."

Highlights of the Zafaria update include:

  • Six massive new areas to explore, from the expansive open-air market of Baobab, to the misty tree-tops of the Drum Jungle
  • New levels of mastery to attain and spells of exceptional power to learn
  • New game mechanics, including the ability to pierce Wizard defenses in duels and a convenient new pet feeding system
  • Powerful magical gear, exotic jungle pets and mounts, and a ton of challenging quests to conquer

The complete set of update notes for Zafaria can be found here: https://www.wizard101.com/game/update-notes/november2011

In conjunction with the launch of Zafaria, a special "Super Bundle" card is currently available at GameStop stores across the country. Offered at $39, the "Super Bundle" is based on Zafarian themes and provides a variety of spectacular virtual items, including the game's first multi-player mount. The full list of items includes:  

  • Enormous Safari Palace
  • War Rhino (two-person) Mount
  • Pet Giraffe
  • Safari Outfit
  • Great Axe
  • Mystery Teleport Tapestry
  • 5,000 Crowns or a one-month Wizard101 membership

Additional information about the "Super Bundle" can be found online at https://www.wizard101.com/game/super-bundle

About KingsIsle Entertainment, Inc.

KingsIsle Entertainment is a developer and publisher that specializes in creating high-quality massively multiplayer online games which provide entertainment for the entire family. Wizard101, KingsIsle's flagship property, received the Parent Tested Parent Approved Media Seal of Approval in 2009 and has been recognized by the National Parenting Publications Awards.  Wizard101 was named Best MMO of 2010 by Beckett Massive Online Gamer Magazine, Best Family MMO of the Decade by Massively.com and the #1 Best Family Game of 2009 by MMORPG.com.  The company's experienced and creative team is raising the bar in online entertainment by offering products with rich storylines, friendly navigation, top-quality art and fully-voiced characters. KingsIsle is headquartered in Plano, Texas, and has a development studio in Austin, Texas. For more information, please visit www.kingsisle.com.

KingsIsle and Wizard101 are trademarks or registered trademarks of KingsIsle Entertainment Inc.

SOURCE KingsIsle Entertainment, Inc.