News and a trailer have been released about Doctor Who: Worlds in Time
- the first ever Based on the Doctor Who multiplayer online game. Watch a preview in the player above and check out the news below:BBC Worldwide Digital Entertainment and Games
today announced the open preview launch of Doctor Who: Worlds in Time
, the new browser-based, free-to-play multiplayer online game. Developed in partnership with Three Rings
, an award-winning developer of persistent online worlds.
Beginning today at DoctorWhoWIT.com
, fans and gamers everywhere can enjoy the mystery and community of Doctor Who: Worlds in Time
, which draws on the rich mythology, locations and excitement of the beloved television show. The game is designed for devotees of the show looking for a quick pick-up-and-play game, and life-long gamers and sci-fi enthusiasts seeking increased social engagement. Players choose among four races and endless possible character combinations to create their avatars.
They can join together in missions identified by the mysterious Time Lord to defend civilization by undertaking interventions against infamous villains bent on creating chaos and destruction in the universe. Throughout the game, players will explore deep immersive worlds (e.g., Skaro, Messaline, The Library and New New York) featuring iconic monsters (e.g., Daleks, Cybermen and Weeping Angels), delivering the authentic experience of being part of the Doctor Who realm.
While the game is free-to-play, revenue is generated through micro-transactions. Players can enhance their experience and accelerate their progress in the game through the purchase of Chronons, which will help them to complete missions, customize their avatars, build new contraptions and more.Doctor Who: Worlds in Time
will launch commercially in the first quarter of 2012.
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