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OPEN BETA FOR GIGANTIC LAUNCHES ON THE XBOX GAME PREVIEW PROGRAM DECEMBER 8

Motiga’s Action MOBA Releases on Xbox One and Windows 10
 
REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – Tuesday, November 29 - Perfect World Entertainment Inc., a leading publisher of free-to-play online games, and Motiga Inc. are thrilled to announce that Open Beta for Gigantic launches as part of the Xbox Game Preview program on Xbox One and on Windows 10 in North America and Europe on December 8, 2016. The free-to-play competitive action MOBA offers cross-play between platforms and releases on Arc (PC Windows) at a to-be determined date following the Xbox Game Preview program.
 
“With Gigantic, we are trying to create an entirely new competitive experience. Throughout development, Gigantic has gotten attention for its unique art style, whimsical setting and fast-paced gameplay, but our goal has always been something more,” said James Phinney, VP of Product Development at Motiga. “We’ve sought to build a game full of intense moments and meaningful strategic choices, where there are many paths to victory and it’s always possible to come back and win. Open Beta and participation in the Xbox Game Preview program is an exciting new phase for the project. We’re really looking forward to partnering with players to finish up Gigantic.”

Players can also check out Gigantic for a limited time during this weekend’s Closed Beta test, which runs from Thursday, December 1 at 9:00am (PST) through Sunday, December 4 at 11:59 pm (PST).

 
Assets for the Gigantic Open Beta, including a new infographic which outlines the game’s features, can be found here: https://perfectworld.box.com/v/GiganticOBDateAnnounce
 
As part of the Xbox Game Preview program, the free Open Beta features a weekly rotation of six heroes from a roster of 16 and three maps: Siren’s Stand, Ghost Reef and Sanctum Falls. Each hero features a unique playstyle that can be further customized via skill trees during each match. Teams work together to attack enemies while claiming points on the map to summon powerful Creatures. Players can power up their team’s Guardian by controlling the battlefield and defeating enemies. Victory is awarded to the team that overpowers their opponents’ Guardian.

Gigantic is a free-to-play competitive action MOBA developed by Motiga. Even though it's gorgeously rendered, light-hearted and charming, Gigantic is for enthusiast gamers and pits teams of five hardcore heroes and their massive Guardians against each other in epic battles across a variety of maps. The game combines explosive combat with fast-paced teamwork, strategy, and skill, as players are required to work together and fight relentlessly to defeat opposing Guardians with spells, guns and swords.

For more information about Gigantic, its Open Beta and participation in the Xbox Game Preview Program, please visit the official website: https://www.gogigantic.com/
 
 
ABOUT PERFECT WORLD ENTERTAINMENT INC.
Perfect World Entertainment is a leading North American online games publisher specializing in immersive free-to-play MMORPGs. Founded in 2008, Perfect World Entertainment has published a number of popular titles, including Swordsman, Blacklight Retribution, Forsaken World, PWI and Star Trek Online. The company works closely with its American development teams and partners such as Cryptic Studios, developer of the highly acclaimed MMORPG Dungeons & Dragons Neverwinter, and Runic Games, developer of the hit Torchlight series, to provide unparalleled quality of service and game experiences to its players. A subsidiary of Perfect World Group, Perfect World Entertainment is headquartered in Silicon Valley, California. For more information, please visit: www.perfectworld.com.
 
ABOUT MOTIGA
Motiga is an independent game studio based in Bellevue, Wash., that has been working on Gigantic since 2012. Composed of more than 80 game developers, Motiga is dedicated to enabling passionate teams to create magical game experiences and do its part in helping the industry move forward.
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