Ragnarok Online relaunched in Thailand, Taiwan and Indonesia and has become the most popular game in these regions
Quezon City, May 7, 2017 — MMORPG is back. It’s the resurgence old gamers are welcoming and new gamers are excited to see more. And it all starts with the Ragnarok Festival.
The Ragnarok Festival will be the first Ragnarok Online gaming event in years and it promises to be the most memorable yet.
The Ragnarok FEstival will feature everything Ragnarok Online (RO). There will awesome Cosplay performances, Ragnarok Online-inspired contests and community-centric competitions such as designing your own RO headgear and fan art.
Popular bands such as Imago and Sandwich, both of which have MMORPG fans, are performing at the RO festival. The event will also be the venue for the biggest MMORPG announcement yet.
Ragnarok Online’s history
Everyone who’s been playing online games, from 2003 up until today, remembers Ragnarok Online. It’s the first full MMORPG (Massively multiplayer online roleplaying games) that Filipinos sank their teeth into. It’s why it’s called the pioneer of Filipino MMORPGs
The game introduced Filipinos to the world of gaming adventure and competition created lifelong friendships. It also sparked the internet cafe revolution and opened the door for gaming cosplay in the country. It was so popular that Ragnarok Online was made into an incredibly popular 26-episode anime series. Ragnarok Online is loosely based Ragnarok. an incredibly popular Manhwa (Korean Manga).
Ragnarok Online is back
According to a popular Taiwanese game web site, Ragnarok ranked number 1 as the most popular game in Taiwan and Thailand. Very soon, it’ll be the number game in Indonesia and in the Philippines.
Ragnarok Online has enjoyed a resurgence through its renaissance in Taiwan, Thailand and Indonesia. Since it was launched in 2003, close to 10 million people played the game in the Philippines.
Gravity Co. Ltd., the developers of the popular MMORPG will grace the event, together with their regional and local publishers, Electronics Extreme and Elite Global Sourcing Inc., respectively. They will make the most awaited announcement Filipino gamers are waiting for.
Electronics Extreme currently owns the publishing rights to Ragnarok Online in Asia and ELITE is the Philippine publishing partner. There will be more major announcements after the Ragnarok Festival so stay tuned!
For more details, visit the Ragnarok Online Philippine page at https://ragnarokonline.com.ph/
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