Bigpoint Reveals More Gameplay Details About the Highly Anticipated MMOG Battlestar Galactica Online

By Bigpoint Gmbh, PRNE
Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Robust Avatar and Ship Customization, PVE and PVP Quest System and Exciting Tactical Space Combat Anchor the Free-to-Play MMOG

SAN FRANCISCO, July 22, 2010 - The global market leader in browser-based massively multiplayer online
games (MMOG), Bigpoint, ( today revealed new details
regarding the upcoming Battlestar Galactica Online. Developed by Artplant
(, a Norwegian development studio specializing in MMO
games and published by Bigpoint, Battlestar Galactica Online will be one of
the most ambitious browser-based games ever developed, featuring
next-generation graphics and compelling MMO gameplay yet to be seen in a
high-quality free-to-play, download-free browser-based game. Battlestar
Galactica Online is licensed through Universal Partnerships & Licensing, on
behalf of the NBC Universal Television Consumer Products Group. The game will
launch exclusively at this fall.

"Bigpoint's goal is to raise expectations on what can be achieved in a
browser-based game," explains Heiko Hubertz, CEO and founder of Bigpoint .
"Battlestar Galactica Online is the perfect license to help us elevate the
consumer's understanding of this genre of gaming and reach gamers who have
never tried a free-to-play game."

"Syfy's Battlestar Galactica TV series is a rich universe for Bigpoint to
mold into an exciting MMOG experience," explains Jan Wergin, CTO of Bigpoint
. "We've partnered with the creative forces behind the hit show to ensure the
authenticity of our game design and identify story and character elements
that Bigpoint can add to the Battlestar Galactica mythology."

Building upon a strong showing at this year's E3 Expo in Los Angeles,
Bigpoint is sharing more details about Battlestar Galactica Online's player
customization, leveling and quest features based upon the hit TV series.
Please find the full release with all details and screenshots on our FTP:




    Bigpoint GmbH
    Janine Griffel
    Head of PR
    Tel.: +49-(0)40-881413-163
    Fax: +49-(0)40-881413-7163

    Erik Reynolds
    PR Consultant on behalf of Bigpoint
    Tel. +1-310-717-7727

Contact: Bigpoint GmbH, Janine Griffel, Head of PR, Tel.: +49-(0)40-881413-163, Fax: +49-(0)40-881413-7163, E-mail: j.griffel at; Erik Reynolds, PR Consultant on behalf of Bigpoint, Tel. +1-310-717-7727, E-mail: e.reynolds at

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