APB Reloaded Surpasses 3 Million Users

MMOBomb Staff
MMOBomb Staff

GamersFirst announced that APB Reloaded has surpassed 3 million registered users. The incredible milestone comes shortly after the game’s launch onto Valve’s Steam network where it has quickly carved a place among the most popular free games, ranking second at the time of this writing. APB Reloaded is also being supported by major retailers, with a boxed version hitting shelves soon at Wal-Mart, Target, Best Buy and GameStop stores across North America. Buyers of the game at retail can get more than $50 worth of value including unique in-game items for a suggested retail price of $29.99.

To bolster its launch, GamersFirst has released the game’s first major content update with the introduction of Fight Club. Fight Club is an entirely new game mode that adds fast-paced third-person shooter play set in new maps within APB Reloaded’s city setting. It translates to a distinct new game play experience now available to players. APB Reloaded is the world’s first Free2Play open world action game, distinguished by its immersive player-versus-player (PvP) urban warfare premise and deep customization of characters, cars and other features. For trigger happy gamers, Fight Club delivers a pick-up-and-play mode that’s essentially a session-based online shooter with vehicles.

“We recognized the potential for APB Reloaded to be a true breakout hit in the Free2Play category all through beta testing,” said Rahul Sandil, SVP of marketing and business development for GamersFirst. “We quickly amassed a vocal, dedicated community, and they’ve been instrumental in growing the game and helping better the experience. We also attracted a partner in [a]list games, a digital game market maker who launched a worldwide campaign to raise the game’s visibility and help it appeal to a broader audience. Ultimately, players who discover a new free game decide if there’s enough value and quality to keep playing, and APB Reloaded’s trajectory tells us a growing number are being blown away by what they’re getting.”

Powered by Epic Games’ Unreal Engine 3, APB Reloaded features a rich experience similar to what players expect in premium packaged games. Players enter the city of San Paro to unite and fight with anarchist Criminals or join the street justice Enforcers. They don’t just play in the game’s open world, they live in it. In the action districts, it’s all about epic PvP combat, joining turf wars against enemy factions or running missions to gain money and notoriety. Here, the city and everything in it is there to take, or lose. In the social districts, players can share all of their creations, from custom looks and modified cars to their own mixed music. The opportunity for self-expression is a big part of APB Reloaded, enabled by a toolset and customizable features that are second to none.

With the addition of Fight Club, players can now dive into the most visceral part of the game – combat in and outside of vehicles – as a session-based third-person shooter. Fight Club lets up to 32 players battle it out in closed-off areas of the city, fighting for loot and boosting in-game status in modes such as Team Deathmatch and King of the Hill. The experience is uniquely APB Reloaded, playing out as virtual cops fighting criminals in an urban setting, and punctuated by mayhem, destruction, and the ever-present danger of a fast and furious drive-by.

To get up-to-date information on GamersFirst and APB Reloaded’s Community check out the official site at www.gamersfirst.com/apb/

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Discussion (9)

Punset 7 years ago
Not Active players.

kudlius 11 years ago
its a good game...the only prob for me is that it needs a good pc and my pc always malfunctions after 30mins of gameplay

Neo's Mom 11 years ago
Yeah and NeophyteNL is a total noob.

NotHerpingthederp 11 years ago
Now for about 1.5million players to get disappointed at G1's mediocre task at handling the game.

Jeff 11 years ago
graphics amazing graphics card can handle it. pC can handle it. to much lagg. half the players are hackers. Buy to win. over all if the game wasnt buy to win and very laggy it would be very cool game. i can play any other top of the line games without lagg. my rate is a 3/10 for all to read this :)

Francesco 11 years ago
This game online have up 20mila player only in eu01 in the evining there are more then 5000 player
Write /pop in all server and you can see all player online

cacalips 11 years ago
I'm not racist (I hate everyone equally), but the game has over 2.5 million mexicans with dialup. The rest are hackers.

Borntown 11 years ago
Second! Oh, and yeah its an ok game, but needs a more fair balance.

Xazur 11 years ago
3 million users registered globally, but about only 4000 players only globally at any given time.

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