The good folks at Funcom have announced a big holiday present for Anarchy Online fans and newcommers alike. Now everyone can play Anarchy Online totally free of charge. You don't pay for the software. You don't pay any subscription. All Funcom asks is that you register prior to January 15th.
The official website is also offering a variety of ways you can get your hands on the game, including a BitTorrent version.
Anarchy Online (AO) is a science fiction themed massive multiplayer online roleplaying game (MMORPG).
-Enjoy unparalleled character customization, including 80 character skills, hundreds of special attacks, thousands of items and a wide range of clothes, weapons and armour. No other online game delivers more character customization and depth.
-Explore an epic and believable sci-fi universe with an involving and deep backstory
-Experience fast-paced gameplay with more action and intensity and less camping.
-Choose your playing style and select one of 14 different professions. Soldier, special agent, pet profession, healer, technological expert, trader or adventurer... you choose.
-Go solo or join groups and guilds, AO is packed with fun content for everyone
-Instanced dungeon areas mixed with a wide range of static dungeons and quests means that there is always something to do, even for that half hour session.
-Express yourself through voice, emotes or chat in a fantastic social environment with clubs, bars, guild houses, player apartments, social clothes and much more.
-Fight thousands of exciting monsters in a fantastic player versus environment gameworld, or challenge human opponents to conquer land in large PvP areas.
-Immerse yourself in a world with a fantastic musical score and unique art direction.
-Enter AO more easily with dedicated beginner areas and live in-game assistance
-Travel in style with futuristic flying vehicles available to all professions, and access all areas efficiently and fast.
-Test our great customer service, they are there to ease your experience.
-Join a friendly, large and established player community.