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Beyond the Horizon Expansion Announced

Posted by Michael Bitton on Sep 09, 2009  | Comments

Beyond the Horizon Expansion Announced -

Five new classes will be added to Bounty Bay Online as part of the new "Beyond the Horizon" expansion announced today. The five new classes to be introduced to the game with Beyond the Horizon include: the Royal Military Officer, Imperial Guardian, Carribean Pirate, Treasure Hunter, and Armed Businessman.

Additional details on the upcoming expansion are available below:

New character classes for Bounty Bay Online

Five classes with special abilities in upcoming expansion ‘Beyond the Horizon’

The next big expansion of Bounty Bay Online will integrate five character classes with their individual special abilities into the historical world of exploration. Each of the five new classes Royal Military Officer, Imperial Guardian, Caribbean Pirate, Treasure Hunter and Armed Businessman, will receive its own individual skill tree in ‘Beyond the Horizon’. Using talent points, which can be acquired through applying their abilities, players can further expand on their special skills in the three areas of land combat, sea combat, and production (crafting). Players can drag & drop the active skills of the new classes such as certain special attacks into their skill bar and directly execute them from there as required. Passive Skills for the new character classes act as a permanent ‘buff’ or bonus.

Upon meeting the first NPC in Athens in a new Tutorial Quest, beginners will have the choice from one of the five character classes in the upcoming expansion ‘Beyond the Horizon’. A class trainer in the city will further instruct them in on-going use of the new system as the quest series progresses. Advanced players can choose one of the five classes in addition to the abilities they already learned and thereby complement these with the new special functions. All five character classes are playable as either male or female game characters. The choice of character class has no influence on the outward appearance of the characters. But all of the five classes can acquire an impressive new equipment set that awaits them as booty to reward success in high level instances, or as a reward for the victory in a PvP tournament.

Frogster is going to publish the expansion ‘Beyond the Horizon’ with its many new features in both German and English language versions. A little later French players of Bounty Bay Online will also be able to check out the new content, such as the new continent South America, six new cities, the five new character classes, the active pet system, new instances, new PvP arenas and tournaments, new ranking systems and new mini-games. In keeping with its predecessors, ‘Beyond the Horizon’ will be available free of charge. Players can obtain regular information bulletins about the up-coming expansion at this info site:

Along with today's announcement we've got an assortment of new screenshots of the game which you can find in our Bounty Bay Online gallery.

Find out more information on Beyond the Horizon at the expansions website here.

Michael Bitton / Michael Bitton / Michael began his career at the WarCry Network in 2005 as the site manager for several different WarCry fansite portals. In 2008, Michael worked for the startup magazine Massive Gamer as a columnist and online news editor. In June of 2009, Michael joined as the site's Community Manager. Follow him on Twitter @eMikeB
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