The long-anticipated expansion to Anarchy Online - Shadowlands was officially released on September 9, 2003. FunCom is already seeing tens of thousands of players pouring into the new servers. So far they are reporting that everything is going great and they are very excited about their launch event.
The Shadowlands expansion will double the amount of content in the game and add many new gameplay aspects to the AO world.
Gaute Godager, Game Director for Anarchy Online, posted a message on their site today in regards to the launch. It can be found here.