Black Gold bumping level cap, adding cross-server PvP and more

Black Gold is entering its second month of open beta, and Snail Games wants you to know that significant changes are on the way. Said changes include a level cap bump to 45, a new tier of skill upgrades, cross-server PvP functionality, and more.

How much more? Well, you'll just have to click past the cut and read the full press release, won't ya?

[Source: Snail Games press release]

Snail Games Announces Future Update for Black Gold Online Open Beta
SANTA MONICA, Calif. - JULY 29, 2014 - As Black Gold Online enters its second month of Open Beta testing, the team at Snail Games is happy to reveal a few quick peeks at what's to come for the game in the coming months. Players can look forward to some exciting new features, including new maps, a higher level cap, and overall optimization of the game.

Black Gold Online went into Open Beta testing on June 20, and for over a month fans have been able to explore the unique world of steampunk and magic. The Open Beta features a number of core game elements, including 12 playable classes with a variety of unique abilities, a fast-paced action combat system, an impressive open world of explorable environments, organized PvP and PvE, and special mounted combat. In the first major update to the game, planned for later this Fall, these key features will see exciting changes and expansions.

Changes to come include:
  • Level cap raised to 45, with new quests and activities to match
  • New tier of skill upgrades as players power up their characters
  • Expanded arsenal of gear with new T3 equipment types
  • Cross-server PvP function for Arenas and Battlefields
  • New world maps, instances, dungeons, and battlefields to be added
  • Balancing and optimization improvements to be implemented
The update will be available as an automatic free download. Players with up-to-date game clients will be able to open the client and connect to the servers to automatically receive the newest content. The update will also be available for direct download.

Black Gold Online is a free-to-play MMO developed by Snail Games. Players can register and download the client for free at the Black Gold Online website. A retail version of Black Gold Online is currently available with select retail partners.

For additional information and assets, please visit the following links:

Account Registration: http://bg.snailgame.com/account/signup/

Game Client Download: http://bg.snailgame.com/download

Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/BlackGoldOnline Official Site: http://blackgoldol.com

Press Site: http://bhimpact.gamespress.com/product_page.asp?i=1342

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/BlackGoldOnline
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