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Popular Free-to-Play MMOFPS Moving to Developer Vertigo Game’s Publishing Platform
(November 20, 2017) The Vertigo Games team is excited to announce that BlackShot SEA has moved to their publishing platform, Papaya Play, as of December 1, 2017. After several years of being managed by external publishers, BlackShot SEA is back under the full control of Vertigo Games, following the developer’s acquisition of the game’s previous publisher, PlayOne Asia.
This move has transferred all current player progress, inventory data, and Play Cash balances to Papaya Play (although the latter will henceforth be referred to as ‘BlackShot Cash’, or ‘BC’). In order to access their transferred data, players need only access the BlackShot game client following the transition and follow the in-game prompts to create a Papaya Play account and merge their information (alternatively, a fully online option will be available as well through the Papaya Play website).
As part of the move, Papaya Play will be introducing a number of improvements to enhance the BlackShot SEA experience:
- A stronger server architecture for improved game connections and DDOS attack protection.
- New Official Forums and live community support options, including the BlackShot Discord.
- The revolutionary BattlEye Anti-Cheat solution, an industry leader in hacking and game exploit prevention.
- Various weapon rebalances and new matchmaking systems to improve overall competitive playability.
To celebrate BlackShot’s arrival in its new home, all SEA players will receive a package of exclusive BlackShot rewards upon completing the account transfer, with the very best rewards being offered to players who transfer within the first two weeks on Papaya Play.
There will also be a variety of events available to all SEA players to celebrate the transfer, including an 800% server-wide boost, an attendance prize calendar, and a BC Currency Giveaway for all players, with a total of $500,000 USD in BC being given away!
Check out the new and improved BlackShot SEA Official Website for the full Papaya Play launch details:
Players who wish to transfer their PlayOne accounts to Papaya Play should proceed through the ‘Transfer’ process here:
BlackShot is a free-to-play FPS game for Windows operating systems. It is accessed through a game client and requires an Internet connection to play.
About Vertigo Games:
Founded in 2006, Vertigo Games is a game development company specializing in deep and competitive online first-person shooter games. Vertigo Games’ first FPS title, BlackShot, is a military-concept, fast-paced, competitive FPS set in a dystopian capitalist future. Initially launched Korea in 2008, BlackShot is now enjoyed by players in Singapore, Malaysia and 42 European regions.
About Papaya Play:
Founded in 2016, Papaya Play is the unified web launch portal of Vertigo Games America, Inc. Through Papaya Play, Vertigo Games provides quality service for users of its currently supported titles, BlackShot, Dekaron, La Tale, War Rock, and most recently, Uncharted Waters Online. The Papaya Play team is comprised of experienced publishers and talented individuals who strive daily to maintain a standard of excellence. Moving forward, Papaya Play will continue to expand and provide exceptional gaming experiences to the online marketplace and beyond.
Primary Contact: Nicholas Jennings
Company: Vertigo Games America