Previously, there were many rumors about Tencent Games and Korean developer XL Games breaking up the contract over the publishing rights for ArcheAge China. However, at Tencent Games’ 2011 annual press conference which is going on now, the rumors were put to rest as the company officially announced ArcheAge China, together with a new trailer. The company is reportedly in talks as well with NCsoft over the rights for Blade & Soul China. More about ArcheAge here! More information about Tencent Games’ plan for 2011 to follow.
In case some of you are not familiar with the game ArcheAge is the maiden title of Korean studio, XL Games, developed using the latest CryEngine 3. It was founded by Jake Song, creator of NCsoft’s Lineage 1. The China server will be the 2nd foreign server after the Korean one. No announcements or rumors are out about an English server currently.