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Free Realms celebrates 12 million registered players

Jef Reahard

Free Realms, the family-themed virtual world from Sony Online Entertainment, has just announced its 12 millionth registered user in a press release. Yes, we know that's not 12 million players, and your guess is as good as ours as to the actual number of individuals logging in. Regardless, a lot of people have tried the free-to-play title, and this news comes as SOE's Summer Camp promotion is in full swing.

"Our players wanted a summer of fun in Free Realms, so that's what we've provided. With new items, jobs and quests being added to the virtual world, there are more ways than ever to explore Free Realms," said SOE president John Smedley. "Our continued innovation and consistent player engagement have built an incredible forward momentum to take Free Realms into its second year, and beyond."

In addition to the ongoing Summer Camp festivities, SOE is also running a double Station Cash weekend to celebrate July 4th. Station Cash cards can be purchased from local retailers and redeemed from Friday, July 2nd to Monday, July 5th for double their original value. Finally, SOE is offering free trial memberships for the duration of the holiday weekend. You can check out all the details at the official website.

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