Champions Online is now free to play

Atari Europe and Cryptic Studios have announced today the immediate availability of Champions Online: Free for All, a free to play update to Champions Online and features additional premium content for purchase. Adventure Packs, items, powers and costume pieces can be selected a la carte inside Cryptic’s innovative C-Store.

Additionally, current players may continue subscribing as Gold Members, while new players may also optionally upgrade to Gold status, which unlocks most of the game’s content and includes extra features for a set price of £10.34 per month.

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“We’re thrilled to finally be able to launch Champions Online: Free for All,” said John Needham, CEO, Cryptic Studios. “The Champions team has put an incredibly amount of effort into making Free for All an amazing free-to-play MMO every gamer can enjoy at no cost.”

The Free For All launch offers:

- Play Everything
With the exception of special Adventure Packs, all the content in Champions Online: Free For All is available to every player. Once a player enters a location within the MMO game world, nothing is off-limits!

- Unlimited Play Time
Play as much as you like, as long as you like, at absolutely no cost. No subscription or credit card required.

- Your Own Hero, Your Own Story
Become a hero, encounter his or her Nemesis, and advance to maximum level at no cost.

- Play Your Way
Utilize the optional web-based and in-game C-Store to purchase gameplay upgrades or additional premium content.