Gamasutra – Press Releases – Elder God Wars: City of Senntisten is RuneScape’s premier quest for desktop and mobile gamers and it’s live today!
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Monday 21st June 2021, 2 p.m. UK – Cambridge, UK – The next installment in RuneScapeThe one-year Elder God Wars story arc, the City of Senntisten, launches today and features a brand new map, offering players a host of challenges and powerful rewards. the City of Senntisten also becomes RuneScape first new quest available for PC and mobile gamers following the launch of the iconic PC MMORPG on ios and Android last week, which brought full cross-platform play and progression to the game.
The Elder God Wars is a one-year-oldpic saga that follows Ariadne’s devastating vision that “war is coming” RuneScape‘s living world of Gielinor, and the City of Senntisten is the final quest before the planned war begins. Senntisten himself is a lost city, the origin of Zaros, now buried deep under the Archeology Guild gives players a whole new location to explore.
Once the players have recruited their allies, it’s time to use their archeology skills and enter the city, where they repel the dark forces and begin to prepare their defenses. The city has dangers lurking around every corner. Players will need to exercise caution while exploring the claustrophobic confines of the Cathedral and its surroundings, as they transform it into a fortress in anticipation of waves of fierce enemies.
Ryan Ward, Executive Producer, RuneScape, said:
“Today’s launch of City of Senntisten sees the Elder God Wars arc really catch on fire as this is the prologue quest before the war really begins. Over the next few months, Gielinor’s fate will be decided as players experience four fronts on the battlefield as the Elder Gods begin their assault.
“The Elder God Wars is truly an epic series and we are proud to bring it to players as RuneScape turns 20e anniversary since launch. These are fantastic times for the game; we’re proud to see more players playing than ever, membership is at its highest level in six years, we’ve brought it to mobile and welcomed so many new citizens to Gielinor. There really is no better time to play RuneScape. ”
For those who are successful, there is a cornucopia of powerful rewards including new ancient magic spells, more XP in slaying and archeology skills, an upgrade to the Pontifex Ring of Observation , and more.the City of Senntisten is a members-only quest and players will also need to have completed previous arc quests; Azzanadra’s Quest and Battle of Monolith, as well as having their killer and archeology skills at 75 and 74, respectively.
For those who wish to restore the light, the city of Senntisten trailer can be found here:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j4Jmj01krWs
Notes to Editors:
Twenty years of creation and acclaimed by PC Gamer as “one of the most endearing and unique MMOs available”, RuneScape is an ever-expanding living game bursting with activity and life. Set in a medieval fantasy land, start by creating a character, then embark on epic journeys through a vast sandbox world filled with gods, warring races, unexplored dungeons, and glittering riches.
Twenty years ago this year, players first arrived in a whole new online world of medieval fantasy like RuneScape launched on January 4, 2001. Two decades later, RuneScape has become one of the oldest online games in the world, has hosted almost 300 million player accounts and is experiencing a peak in popularity: in 2020, the RuneScape games hit a new subscriber record with over 1.2 million members joining the other millions of gamers who are enjoying RuneScape free.
Powered by the game’s storytelling, choose your own path through exciting quests and progress through 28 diverse skills to shape a single character in a classless world. RuneScape on mobile is now available for iOS and Android devices, with cross-platform play between mobile and desktop editions, allowing gamers to easily switch between devices and adventure anywhere. In RuneScape, you become the hero you always wanted to be and, with new content added almost every week, there is always a new adventurous experience to look forward to. Become the hero you were born to www.runescape.com.
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