Hercules for the win: Grepolis launches Thracian War Event
Thursday, July 24, 2014 — Online game developer and publisher InnoGames announces the release of Thracian Conquest, a new event for its Strategic cross-platform game Grepolis. Players will be able to participate in the Thracian war and summon Hercules to lead their army in Thrace. The Event starts today in ten countries, including the international market, Romania, Czech and Greece and will run there over the course of four weeks – other language versions, including German and France will follow within the next month.
The game tasks players with freeing the oppressed people of Thrace from terrorizing insurgents. Players can choose from over 60 battlegrounds, unique mercenaries, rewards and special secrets in the map. Thracian Conquest allows players to encounter and recruit a maximum of 10 groups of mercenaries per day. The event also includes special character Hercules – when used in combat; he boosts the mercenaries’ battle power by 20%. Other notable features are: ability to see stationed rebels, unique rewards tied to specific battlegrounds and permanent enemy loses.
Grepolis, a strategy game set in Ancient Greece, is one of the most popular online games worldwide with around 30 million registered players. In the free title, players build vast metropolises and unite with other players to establish a powerful military, enlist mythical deities and conquer far away islands. Grepolis is also available as a full cross-platform functional mobile app for iOS and Android.