Funcom News

'Bloodline Champions' pre-order now available

Funcom and Stunlock Studios are proud to announce the availability of pre-orders for 'Bloodline Champions'; a new and exciting free-to-play arena player vs. player game that has already attracted over 150,000 beta players.

  • Published: 2010-11-16

Funcom launches exclusive 'Bloodline Champions' beta on IGN/Fileplanet

Funcom and IGN/FilePlanet have launched an exclusive beta initiative, giving out free access to the 'Bloodline Champions' closed beta test.

  • Published: 2010-10-20

Explore the starter experience in 'The Secret World' in exclusive new video

Funcom is thrilled to be able to give gamers a unique glimpse into the starter experience for new players in 'The Secret World', the company's upcoming modern-day massively multiplayer online game.

  • Published: 2010-8-27

Funcom invites you to try out the 'Rise of the Godslayer' expansion for FREE

Funcom is thrilled to be able to invite both active and inactive players to try out the critically acclaimed 'Age of Conan: Rise of the Godslayer' expansion for free for 10 days.

  • Published: 2010-7-6

Funcom releases 'Rise of the Godslayer' orchestral soundtrack, available now

Funcom is proud to announce the release of the soundtrack from 'Age of Conan: Rise of the Godslayer', the first expansion to the critically acclaimed massively multiplayer online role-playing game 'Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures'.

  • Published: 2010-6-11

'Age of Conan: Rise of the Godslayer' launches, game available now

Funcom is proud to announce the launch of 'Age of Conan: Rise of the Godslayer', the expansion to the critically acclaimed, best-selling massively multiplayer online game 'Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures'.

  • Published: 2010-5-11

Update 7: 'Shrines of Bori' now live on 'Age of Conan' servers

Funcom is proud to announce the launch of a massive and brand new update to 'Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures'.

  • Published: 2010-3-31

Funcom releases new screenshots and video of 'The Secret World'

Funcom is pleased to reveal brand new screenshots, artworks and in-game video material for its upcoming modern-day massively multiplayer online role-playing game 'The Secret World'.

  • Published: 2010-3-23

Update 6: 'Return of Thoth-Amon' now live on 'Age of Conan' servers

Funcom is proud to announce that the company has released another massive free update to 'Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures'.

  • Published: 2010-2-17

New Videos and Screenshots from Age of Conan: Rise of the Godslayer Available!

These days the development team on `Age of Conan' is working hard on both the upcoming live update that will introduce the highly anticipated guild renown feature and new raid content to the game, as well as the first expansion pack `Rise of the Godslayer' that brings the game into the exotic, far east.

  • Published: 2010-1-28

Award-winning industry leader takes on leadership of Funcom in North America

Funcom - the highly acclaimed independent developer and publisher of online games – is delighted to announce a key nomination for its newly established Montreal based company, Funcom Games Canada.

  • Published: 2010-1-7

Age of Conan awarded 'Most Improved Game of 2009'

Funcom is proud to accept the award for `Most Improved Game of 2009' from world leading MMO website MMORPG.com for the work done to expand and enhance its massively multiplayer online game `Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures' since launch.

  • Published: 2010-1-5

Play Age of Conan For FREE – Forever!

Funcom is delighted to announce a unique holiday offer for its massively multiplayer online game `Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures'.

  • Published: 2009-12-14

Funcom establishes casual MMO games subsidiary SweetRobot

Funcom today announced the establishment of a new subsidiary, SweetRobot, who will be publishing Funcom's ventures into the social and casual MMO-gaming markets.

  • Published: 2009-12-11

Funcom to host one-hour live gameplay demo of upcoming Conan expansion LIVE on Xfire.com

Funcom and Xfire are proud to announce a unique live gameplay demonstration of `Rise of the Godslayer' – the upcoming expansion for the massively multiplayer online role-playing game `Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures'.

  • Published: 2009-12-3

First ever in-game reveal of «The Secret World»

After a series of media-only presentations held at the Penny Arcade Expo 2009 in Seattle last weekend, Funcom today lifted the press embargo allowing gaming sites everywhere to reveal new details on «The Secret World», Funcom's upcoming modern-day massively multiplayer online game.

  • Published: 2009-9-10

New artworks and cinematic trailer available for THE SECRET WORLD

New high-quality artworks and a cinematic trailer video for Funcom's upcoming modern-day massively multiplayer online game 'The Secret World' is now available for download.

  • Published: 2009-9-4

Funcom establishes new development studio in Montréal

Funcom is pleased to announce the establishment of a new development studio in Montréal, Canada, where it will build a strong and competent development team that will work on several games in the Funcom portfolio.

  • Published: 2009-9-1

'Gangs of Tarantia' Update Now Live on 'Age of Conan' Servers

Funcom is proud to announce the launch of Update 5 – 'Gangs of Tarantia' on the 'Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures' live servers. Players can now look forward to exploring a whole new area, the Tarantia Commons district, complete with a spectacular new storyline, more enemies to defeat, and more rewards to be had.

  • Published: 2009-6-24

Funcom lifts the veil on The Secret World

Dark days are coming. The words are now everywhere. After deciding to make the development its next massively multiplayer online game a little less secret, Funcom have now released information, artworks and the first ever trailer video for `The Secret World'.

  • Published: 2009-4-7

Free 'Age of Conan' trial now LIVE!

Funcom is proud to announce that 'Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures' is now available as a free trial. Funcom, Fileplanet and Ausgamers have teamed up to provide gamers everywhere with the opportunity to download and play 'Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures' for free for a period of seven to fourteen days.

  • Published: 2009-4-2

New booster pack coming for Anarchy Online!

Funcom is proud to unveil 'Legacy of the Xan' – the new booster pack for the massively multiplayer online game 'Anarchy Online'.

  • Published: 2009-2-13

Age of Conan coming to Korea!

Funcom is proud to announce that 'Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures' will be launching in Korea.

  • Published: 2008-11-12

Funcom appoints new Producer and Game Director for Age of Conan

Funcom announce that Craig Morrison has been appointed as the new Producer and Game Director for Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures. Craig Morrison has served as the Producer and Game Director on Anarchy Online for several years, as well as working as the

  • Published: 2008-9-17

DirectX10 features in Age of Conan exclusively revealed at Games Convention

Conan is invading this year's Games Convention in Leipzig, Germany. Funcom and Eidos invites everyone to come join the festivities at his majesty's outpost located at stand B10 in Hall 5. Behind the tall walls of the King's fortress press and gamers alike

  • Published: 2008-8-15

Russian version of Age of Conan coming in Q4

Funcom and 1C Company announces the signing of a Service Partnership Agreement for a Russian version of Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures.

  • Published: 2008-7-31

Funcom celebrates 7 years of Anarchy Online

Funcom is proud to announce that Anarchy Online celebrates seven years in operation. The original sci-fi MMO has been a groundbreaking game ever since it launched, and it still stand as a massive pillar of the MMO genre.

  • Published: 2008-7-1

Age of Conan continues to dominate retail charts

Eidos and Funcom are proud to announce that Age of Conan continues to dominate the PC sales charts in all markets where the game is available. Over the last few weeks it has remained the overall #1 PC game in most European markets, whilst also performing

  • Published: 2008-6-30

Funcom and Eidos announce massive evolution plans for Age of Conan

After the incredible initial success for Age of Conan, a whole world of MMO players are eagerly anticipating the future plans for one of the most popular online games ever released.

  • Published: 2008-6-13

Age of Conan reaches one million milestone

Funcom is proud to announce that Age of Conan will pass the astounding "One Million Copies Shipped" milestone, in less than three weeks after the launch of the game.

  • Published: 2008-6-6

Age of Conan rise to number 1 on the charts

Funcom is proud to announce that Age of Conan rises to number 1 on the PC charts, and the game even competes very well on the all-format lists.

  • Published: 2008-6-2

Age of Conan Collector's Edition Completely Sold Out

Funcom is proud to announce that the Collector's Edition of Age of Conan is now completely sold out in all markets.

  • Published: 2008-5-19

More than 1 million people signs up for the Age of Conan beta!

Funcom and Eidos are proud to confirm some of the impressive figures powering the Age of Conan launch, and the two companies are happy to reveal that the Age of Conan Beta has passed 1 million sign-ups!

  • Published: 2008-5-13

BY CROM, AGE OF CONAN DOMINATES THE JULY COVER OF PC GAMER US

Hitting newsstands shortly, the latest issue of PC Gamer brings online gamers the ultimate look at 2008's most-anticipated MMO, Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures.

  • Published: 2008-5-1

Polish version of Age of Conan coming in second half of 2008

Funcom and CD Projekt are delighted to announce the signing of a Service Partnership Agreement for a Polish version of Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures.

  • Published: 2008-4-24

Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures Goes Gold

After four years of development co-publishers Funcom and Eidos are proud to announce that Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures has gone gold.

  • Published: 2008-4-22

Heads will roll as Age of Conan moves into Open Beta

Funcom, Eidos and IGN are proud to announce that Open Beta for Age of Conan will start on May 1...

  • Published: 2008-4-17

Age of Conan gets ready for launch

Funcom and Eidos announce that Age of Conan pre-order programs are now fully available in all major territories, including USA, Germany, France, Spain, UK, Oceania and the Nordic countries.

  • Published: 2008-4-16

Funcom, Eidos and GameSpot Reveal Unique Age of Conan PvP weekend

Eidos and Funcom is proud to announce a unique Beta partnership with GameSpot.com, one of the world's biggest gaming websites.

  • Published: 2008-4-9

More than 500,000 gamers join the Age of Conan community

Funcom and Eidos are excited to announce that over 500,000 gamers from all over the world have signed up to become a member of the Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures community by either signing up for the ongoing beta test or by joining the 'Clan of Conan'

  • Published: 2008-2-6

Funcom launches Spanish community forums for Age of Conan

Funcom is excited to announce the launch of the Spanish community forums for Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures, just one week after launching the Spanish marketing site available on www.ageofconan.com.

  • Published: 2008-1-31

Funcom introduces tiered subscription system in Anarchy Online

Funcom announces the introduction of a tiered subscription system in Anarchy Online, and players can now choose between three subscriptions plans going from free-to-play to 5 to 14,95 USD / EUR a month.

  • Published: 2008-1-23

Funcom sets new release date for Age of Conan

Funcom announces a new release date for Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures. The highly anticipated MMO receives 8 more weeks of development, allowing Funcom to deliver a more polished MMO experience when the game launches on the 20th of May 2008.

  • Published: 2008-1-21

Eidos and Funcom launch new Age of Conan website

Funcom and Eidos are proud to reveal that a new website for Age of Conan has launched. Conveniently located at www.ageofconan.com, the site gives both new and existing fans an exciting look at the fascinating Age o

  • Published: 2008-1-18

Funcom and Eidos continue to expand Age of Conan Beta efforts

As Age of Conan gets ready for launch, the beta for the highly anticipated MMO draws ever larger crowds. More than 10,000 beta players have been invited to the beta, allowing Funcom and Eidos to prepare for a stable, fun and polished MMO experience next

  • Published: 2007-12-7

'Drømmefall' opptas i PLAY!-turneen

Funcom er stolte av å annonsere at musikken fra 'Drømmefall' er opptatt i den anerkjente PLAY!-turneen.

  • Published: 2007-10-23

Funcom launches virtual item sales in Anarchy Online

Funcom has now launched the virtual item sales in Anarchy Online. In yet another progressive move from Funcom, the players on Rubi-Ka are now able to purchase sets of points which can be used to acquire virtual items inside the game.

  • Published: 2007-10-12

French and German 'Age of Conan' community portals open

Funcom is excited to announce the launch of the French and German community portals for the highly anticipated massively multiplayer online game 'Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures'.

  • Published: 2007-9-19

'Age of Conan' wins 'Best Online Game' awards at Games Convention 2007

Funcom and Eidos' highly anticipated massively multiplayer online game 'Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures' has been awarded the prestigious, official 'Best Online Game of the Show' award at the Games Convention in Leipzig, Germany.

  • Published: 2007-8-24

'Age of Conan' siege warfare unleashed at GC 2007

Funcom's highly anticipated massively multiplayer online game 'Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures' is getting ready to invade this year's Games Convention in Leipzig, Germany.

  • Published: 2007-8-20

Funcom introduces virtual item sales in Anarchy Online

Durham, USA – June 27, 2007 – Funcom is proud to announce the introduction of a additional business model for Anarchy Online, exactly six years after the launch of the world's first sci-fi MMO. Set to launch this summer, Funcom now introduces a poi

  • Published: 2007-6-27

Funcom secures additional funding of approx. 30 million USD

Durham, USA – June 27th, 2007 – On the back of significantly growing external and internal expectations related to 'Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures' -- Funcom's highly anticipated Massively Multiplayer Online Game (MMO) -- Funcom yesterday comple

  • Published: 2007-6-27

Funcom launches 'Anarchy Online – Lost Eden' pre-order campaign

Funcom announces the launch of the battle-mech pre-order campaign for `Anarchy Online – Lost Eden', the upcoming expansion pack to the hugely successful sci-fi MMO. In an offer not to be missed by any `Anarchy Online' player, Funcom gives everyone who pre

  • Published: 2006-11-13

Funcom and SCi/Eidos sign co-publishing agreement for 'Age of Conan'

Oslo, Norway - July 24, 2006 – Funcom announces the signing of a co-publishing agreement with SCi/Eidos for `Age of Conan', the highly anticipated Massively Multiplayer Online Game (MMO). Under the terms of the agreement, SCi/Eidos is to publish the boxed

  • Published: 2006-7-24

Funcom and Massive introduce new advertisement innovation

Durham, USA — July 19, 2006 – In-game advertising takes another leap forward as Funcom and Massive Incorporated introduce interactive advertisement technology in 'Anarchy Online'. The new technology allows players to interact with dynamic billboards in

  • Published: 2006-7-19

'Age of Conan' enters first phase of Beta testing

Durham, USA — June 30, 2006 – Funcom announces that `Age of Conan' is entering the first phase of beta testing. The `Age of Conan' Beta will evolve gradually with more and more external testers being added as the game moves closer to launch. The first sta

  • Published: 2006-6-30

Funcom celebrates five year anniversary for Anarchy Online!

Durham, USA — June 27, 2006 – Funcom is proud to announce that Anarchy Online celebrates its 5th anniversary today! To mark this considerable milestone Funcom will be hosting numerous in-game events and activities this coming weekend.

  • Published: 2006-6-27

New Conan movie to go into production in early 2007

Funcom points to an announcement from Paradox Entertainment where plans related to an upcoming Conan movie from Warner brothers are revealed and confirmed. According to Paradox Entertainment the deal may include several Conan movies.

  • Published: 2006-6-15

Dark Horse and Funcom creates unique 'Age of Conan' comic

Funcom announces the creation of a unique comic book specifically designed to tie-in with the storyline of 'Age of Conan – Hyborian Adventures', the highly anticipated Massively Multiplayer Online Game (MMO). The comic is created by the award-winning Dar

  • Published: 2006-6-2

Funcom and Conan Inc. extends agreement up to 2023

Funcom and Conan Inc. has extended the agreement in which Funcom has the exclusive rights to develop any and all Massively Multiplayer Online (MMO) games based on the Conan license. The agreement gives Funcom the right to develop MMO games with the Conan

  • Published: 2006-5-29

'Dreamfall: The Longest Journey' premiers digitally

The critically acclaimed and multi award-winning 'Dreamfall: The Longest Journey' is now available for digital download exclusively from Funcom's online store and through IGN's Direct2Drive.

  • Published: 2006-5-24

'Age of Conan' wins 'Best MMO of E3' awards

Funcom is proud to announce that 'Age of Conan' received multiple E3 awards as the 'Best Game of Show' in the MMO genre. The game went on to win awards from the three world leading gaming websites IGN, Gamespot and Gamespy.

  • Published: 2006-5-22

'Age of Conan' a showcase game for Windows Vista

Funcom announces the signing of a development and marketing agreement with Microsoft. Under the terms of the agreement, Funcom will work to optimize the forthcoming Online Action RPG 'Age of Conan – Hyborian Adventures' for the Windows Vista operating sy

  • Published: 2006-5-9

Funcom launches new website for 'Dreamfall: The Longest Journey'

Funcom announces the release of a new Dreamfall: The Longest journey' website. Filled with exciting information, screenshots, art, music, videos, official forums and more, www.dreamfall.com is your one-stop resource for everything Dreamfall related.

  • Published: 2006-4-11

Warner Music and Funcom to release 'Dreamfall' EP by Magnet

Funcom is proud to announce the release of two dedicated soundtrack CDs for 'Dreamfall: The Longest Journey'. Having a constant focus on high production values and excellent in-game music, Funcom is once again going to great lengths to deliver original an

  • Published: 2006-4-5

Funcom reveals the entire class system in Age of Conan

Funcom announces the unveiling of the entire class and archetype system in 'Age of Conan – Hyborian Adventures'. Fun and exciting classes like Lotus master, Waylayer, Herald of Xotli, Scion of Set, Bear Shaman and Priest of Mitra are but a few of the many

  • Published: 2006-3-17

New 'Dreamfall: The Longest Journey' trailer now available

Funcom announces the release of a new trailer for the highly anticipated adventure game 'Dreamfall: The Longest Journey'. The game is scheduled for a Windows and Xbox release this spring. For the first time Funcom also offer an iPod version of the trailer

  • Published: 2006-2-9

Funcom Launches new Age of Conan Community Portal

Funcom, a world leading developer and publisher of multi award-winning Massively Multiplayer Online Games, has launched their new community portal website to support their upcoming Online Action RPG Age of Conan - Hyborian Adventures.

  • Published: 2006-1-24

Funcom Brings SpeedTree©RT Into Age of Conan

Funcom, a leading developer of multi award-winning games like Anarchy Online and The Longest Journey, has licensed SpeedTree®RT for their upcoming Online Action RPG Age of Conan - Hyborian Adventures.

  • Published: 2006-1-10

FUNCOM ANNOUNCES ASPYR MEDIA TO PUBLISH DREAMFALL: THE LONGEST JOURNEY

Durham, NC (Jan 04, 2006) – Funcom announced today that it has signed an exclusive publishing agreement with Aspyr Media to publish Dreamfall: The Longest Journey in North America.

  • Published: 2006-1-4

Funcom successfully listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange

Funcom, Europe's largest developer of subscription-based Massively Multiplayer Online games (MMOs), has successfully listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange (OSE). Gaute Godager, one of the founders of Funcom and Game Director on the forthcoming "Age of Conan"

  • Published: 2005-12-14

Funcom releases new 'Age of Conan – Hyborian Adventures' trailer

Funcom announces the release of a brand new trailer for 'Age of Conan – Hyborian Adventures'. The trailer showcases the fantastic qualities of the highly anticipated Online Action RPG, and is now available for download from the official website.

  • Published: 2005-11-18

Funcom extends the free offer on Anarchy Online into 2007

Funcom announces that the free Anarchy Online offer has been a tremendous success and will be extended throughout all of 2006 and into 2007*. It's the long-term goal for Funcom to make sure that the removal of subscription fees, client costs and the need

  • Published: 2005-9-13

Funcom secures €5 million in financing from Nordic Venture Partners

Funcom, a world leading developer and publisher of subscription-based online games like 'Anarchy Online' and 'Age of Conan – Hyborian Adventures', has secured a €5 million equity investment from Nordic Venture Partners (NVP).

  • Published: 2005-8-29

'Dreamfall: The Longest Journey' to be launched spring 2006

Funcom announces that 'Dreamfall: The Longest Journey' has been rescheduled to launch in the spring of 2006. The highly anticipated adventure title was initially slated for a Q4 2005 release. Now Funcom has decided to allow for additional months of develo

  • Published: 2005-8-26

New Era for Advertisement in Games begins with Anarchy Online

Funcom, developer and publisher of top video game titles like Anarchy Online and The Longest Journey, has once again broken away from the pack to bring a bold new direction for advertisement in videogames. By working in conjunction with Massive Incorpora

  • Published: 2005-7-25

Funcom releases Director's Cut versions of E3 videos

The Director's Cut of Funcom's official E3 trailers for 'Age of Conan – Hyborian Adventures', 'Anarchy Online – Lost Eden' and 'Dreamfall: The Longest Journey' are now available for download. This marks the very first time Funcom releases moving images of

  • Published: 2005-6-3

Funcom opens office in China

Durham, USA — May 13, 2005 – Funcom is proud to announce the opening of an office in Beijing, China. Serving as a bridgehead into Asia, and the Chinese market in particular, the office will bring Funcom closer to one of the most important online gaming ma

  • Published: 2005-5-13

Funcom announces 'Age of Conan – Hyborian adventures'

Durham, USA — April 20, 2005 – Funcom announces 'Age of Conan – Hyborian Adventures', an Online Action RPG scheduled for Windows in the first half of 2006. A mix of a deep, story-driven single-player experience and a massive and brutal multiplayer end-gam

  • Published: 2005-4-20

Full version of Anarchy Online now for free

14 day included subscription. Monthly fee from just 7,95 USD

  • Published: 2004-10-4

Anarchy Online - Alien Invasion launches

The ultimate sci-fi MMORPG is about to get even better - New trailer available -

  • Published: 2004-8-31

Anarchy Online – Alien Invasion gone gold

Release 1st of September. Includes new beginner experience

  • Published: 2004-8-10

Funcom secures €4.5 million in financing from Northzone Ventures, Teknoinvest and Stelt Holding

Oslo, Norway - 27 April, 2004 – Funcom NV, a leading developer and publisher of computer and console games, announced today that it has secured a €4.5 million equity investment from a consortium of Northzone Ventures (€3.5 million) and existing investors

  • Published: 2004-4-27

Alienware and Funcom form Promotional Partnership

Product placement and cross marketing deal set for 2004

  • Published: 2004-3-5

Funcom and Massive Inc. to implement revolutionary game ad deal

Funcom, developer and publisher of top video game titles like Anarchy Online and The Longest Journey, has signed an exclusive agreement with Massive Incorporated, creator of the world's first video game advertising network. In a revolutionary deal all fre

  • Published: 2004-2-24

Dreamfall continues the story of The Longest Journey

Oslo, Norway - February 18, 2004 - Funcom was recently awarded a grant from the Norwegian Film Fund to partially finance the development of Dreamfall, the long-awaited follow-up to The Longest Journey. The Norwegian government has, for the first time, act

  • Published: 2004-2-18

Funcom announces

  • Published: 2004-2-12

First Shadowlands Players Enter Pandemonium

First group of players finally reach the 7th level of Anarchy Online Shadowlands.

  • Published: 2003-12-18

Anarchy Online Classic (9,95 EUR / 9.95 USD)

Includes 30 days of gametime and updated Anarchy Online client.

  • Published: 2003-11-18

Shadowlands Review Roundup

Anarchy Online Shadowlands has received amazing feedback so far. Since the launch about three weeks ago we have received 17 reviews. You will find small quotes and info from all the reviews, as well as links. FYI; we haven't left out any bad ones, this is

  • Published: 2003-10-8

The new Anarchy Online world launched exceptionally smooth

Oslo, Norway - September 16, 2003 Shadowlands launched successfully!

  • Published: 2003-9-16

Anarchy Online Shadowlands Goes Gold

- Release 26th of August -

  • Published: 2003-7-30

Funcom Confirms Shadowlands Release Date

Anarchy Online: Shadowlands coming 26th of August

  • Published: 2003-7-1

Funcom Announces Strong Production Line-Up

New products include a sequel to The Longest Journey

  • Published: 2003-2-27

Funcom Introduces

  • Published: 2002-8-12

Funcom Gets New President & CEO

Oslo, Norway—August 9, 2002 – Funcom is proud to introduce Trond Arne Aas as the company's new president and CEO. Andre Backen, former president and CEO, will continue working for Funcom as Director of Business Development and will remain a member of the

  • Published: 2002-8-9


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