Age of Wushu is officially Live

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Age of Wushu, the so-awaited free-to-play"sandpark" MMORPG set in a wuxia-themed ancient China, has been officially launched in North America. Starting from today, players can explore the game's gorgeous world rich of martial art schools, wuxia-style battles and a deep PvP system.

"Age of Wushu is the world's first true wuxia-themed MMORPG and its launch in North America gives western players the chance to truly experience ancient Chinese culture," says Tyler Rawlins, senior content producer at Snail Games." We've created one of the largest and most feature-rich MMOs ever. It is designed to immerse the player into the lore, explore ancient China and live their martial arts fantasies."

Even if the game is free, a special Retail Edition will be available on April 23, 2013 for $19.99 (MSRP) at GameStop and select retailers. The Special Retail Edition will contain an exclusive, single player zone, "Twilight Village Adventure," which lets players train with martial arts legend Jet Li while following an engaging storyline, two month ov VIP access, $20 of in-game currency, a unique fashion set and a mount (30 days each) and even more.

In addition, Snail Games announced that there won't be a wipe on the beta servers, but that three new servers will be available for a fresh start.

Source of information: Snail Games press release.