Tue, Aug 23, 2011 | 15:18 BST
GamersFirst and IGS releasing APB at North America retail
IGS has entered into a partnership with GamersFirst to distribute the retail version of APB Reloaded in North America.
Currently in open beta, the game has already attracted 700,000 online players in less than three months of testing, and according to the game’s Facebook Page, it has garnered nearly 300,000 “Likes”.
“We are extremely proud of this new partnership with GamersFirst,” says IGS founder and CEO Paul Lombardi, “and look forward with great anticipation to distributing the North America retail version of what is destined to become one of the most popular online multiplayer games of all time.”
The game will cost $29.95 and comes with $50 worth of in-game items, including a permanent in-game high-performance vehicle, a permanent in-game weapon and 30 days of premium access that provides increased cash rewards, reputation gains and a 20 percent in-store discount.
APB Reloaded will be released in early November.