Thursday 25th July 2019, Cambridge, UK – The world of Old School RuneScape has expanded with today’s release Song of the Elves, a Grandmaster level quest finale that concludes the oldest and longest storyline in RuneScape history.
The Elf Quest series began in 2002 with Plague City, a novice-level quest, which marked the beginning of RuneScape’s first ever storyline. Seventeen years later Song of the Elves’s arrival in Old School RuneScape sees adventurers’ team up with characters from across the series to finally put an end to the schemes of Lord Iorwerth and King Lathas and bring peace to the evergreen lands.
Watch the launch trailer:
John Colgrave, Product Manager, Jagex:
“Song of the Elves is yet another major release for Old School RuneScape, and one of the game’s most significant content updates, following its surge in popularity thanks to the legions of mobile players joining desktop players. The launch of Prifddinas highlights the symbiotic relationship between Old School and RuneScape and is a great example of how the two games influence each other. Originally released in 2014, Prifddinas has been given an ‘Old School’ overhaul and the time has arrived to hand the keys of the elven city to our players”.
Completing the questline grants players access to the long-awaited and highly anticipated crystal city of Prifddinas. For years, this city has sat untouched on the Old School RuneScape map, only now will the secrets of this area be uncovered. Within the city among the bustling shops and robust resources, players can explore a vast range of new content. The main attractions being The Gauntlet, a challenging PvM minigame; and Zalcano, a brand-new demon skilling boss. Players successful in completing these challenges can unlock all-new crystal armour, tools and the legendary Blade of Saeldor.
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Notes to Editor
Song of the Elves is members only access and requires players to have completed the following:
- All quests in the Elven storyline (the latest being Mourning’s End Part II)
- The Making History quest
- Level 70 in Agility, Construction, Farming, Herblore, Hunter, Smithing, Mining and Woodcutting
A leader in creating deep and engaging experiences on PC and mobile, Jagex was founded in 2001 and is today one of the UK’s biggest and most respected video game developers and publishers. Famed for its flagship MMOs RuneScape and Old School RuneScape, Jagex has welcomed more than 260million player accounts to its world and created a $1bn lifetime franchise revenue. Today the RuneScape franchise exists beyond running games in live operations; our titles are living games that connect and inspire millions of players, with content and experiences both inside and outside of inexhaustible game worlds. Both RuneScape and Old School RuneScape, on PC and mobile, offer ever-evolving, highly-active worlds and our community-focussed development ethos empowers players to have a real say in how each game is shaped. Jagex is expanding and extending its portfolio with fresh franchise titles, new IP and, in 2018 launched Jagex Partners, delivering third-party publishing and operational services exclusively for the living games of the future. Jagex employs more than 360 people at its Cambridge headquarters and is on the hunt for talented people to work across the business to help the company to achieve yet another year of record growth and player satisfaction. For more information visit, www.jagex.com.
About Old School RuneScape
Launched on desktop in 2013, and now also on mobile devices, Old School RuneScape is the industry-leading collaboration between players and developers. Embracing its nostalgic heritage, hundreds of thousands of active players control the direction of the game with an in-game polling system. Featuring adventures for solo play through to 100-player strong raids, Old School RuneScape caters for every brave adventurer. Since 2016, Old School RuneScape has established itself as a competitive game with the seasonal free-for-all Deadman Tournaments, where winners receive huge cash prizes and membership. Play now at http://oldschool.runescape.com.
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