Perfect World Entertainment has just officially revealed their next MMORPG, Heroes of Three Kingdoms, which takes place during the 3 warring state period of China. This title should launch earlier than their blockbuster, Forsaken World, as there is already an English version in the form of Red Cliff Online (South East Asia server).
Beta keys can be obtained through several websites by clicking on the banner above.
Official website – http://hotk.perfectworld.com
Below are the features of the game.
1. Motion Captured Combat – Using advanced motion capture technology, combat is brought to life by martial arts specialist, Dion Lam, best known for helping choreograph epic fight scenes in such blockbuster movies as Spider-Man 2, The Matrix Revolutions and The Matrix Reloaded.
2. Eighteen Weapon System – With a unique cool down system, players will have to master all eighteen types of weapons available during the Three Kingdoms era in China
3. Weaponry Crafting System – Following an ancient Chinese proverb goes “before you send out your troops, prepare your supplies” Heroes of Three Kingdoms features a unique, free-flowing production system that allows players to obtain key technological advancements to help aid them on the battlefield such as stronger bows, catapults and other siege weaponry.
4. Kingdom War System – Join the Wei, Shu or Wu and choose to wage war or create alliances against one another.
5. Historic Instances – Go back in time to experience historical battles and pivotal moments that helped shape the Three Kingdoms era and modern China.
6. Legion System – Come together to create Legions to help aid or conquer players in battle. Conquer one or multiple cities together to gain more troops and become their leader.
7. PvP Battlegrounds – Test your fighting abilities against other players to prove who shall lead the kingdom to victory.
8. Title System – Hundreds of different titles and occupations are available to earn in game. Each title comes with different outfits, skills and rewards.
9. Achievements – Explore everything the game has to offer and reap the rewards.
10. Reputation System – Gain reputation with the various factions in the world to gain access to new areas, better equipment and powerful skills.
Here is one of the 2 teaser trailers (the other can be viewed at the teaser website) and some screenshots.