Leading online game developer and publisher, Joymax, announced today that its commercial service will launch in Russia while partnering with Astrum Online Entertainment.
Astrum Online Entertainment is a major publisher that has an impressive lineup that covers more than forty games including Perfect World and Lord of the Rings.
Astrum Online Entertainment has added Silkroad Online to their lineup and then operated the Closed Beta and Open Beta Test Phases.
Astrum announced that more than 130,000 users registered during the Open Beta Tests, which number surpassed the registration counts of Perfect World. Hopes for Silkroad are really high.
CEO at Joymax Woong Jeon stated that this is the first time for them to enter the market outside of Asia. He also stated that he doesn't have anything but great respect for the Russian publishing partner Astrum, and that he is looking forward to continue working with Astrum for Silkroad.
Joymax prepares some major updates for the second and third quarter and marketing support for the localized operation.