FUNimation announced that FMA: Brotherhood costumes and décor will be added to Remnant Knights, a free-to-play, anime-inspired MMORPG. The items will begin appearing on the game's shop starting next week. The first sets will be released on July 24, and will consist of the following:
- Resembool Pack: Winry & Ed costumes
- State Alchemist Bundle: All Fullmetal Alchemist content, plus State Alchemist title.
Remaining gear and items will be released through August, 2013. VIP members will be granted access to gear one week early.
Voice actor Vic Mignogna, who plays Edward Elric in the English dub, appears in the official announce trailer, posted below:
Aniplex, FUNimation Entertainment, and GameSamba bring Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood Gear to Remnant Knights.
July 17, 2013 – EVERETT, WA – On the eve of San Diego Comic-Con 2013, GameSamba is excited to announce that the worlds of Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood and the free-to-play anime inspired MMORPG Remnant Knights will collide! Starting next week, fans of the hit anime series will be able to purchase official FMA: Brotherhood costumes to cosplay in-game as their favorite characters, decorate their RK dorm rooms with FMA swag, and travel through Kasmari in style on an Alphonse Elric mount!
Remnant Knights’ players will be able to obtain in-game costume sets for Edward Elric, Roy Mustang, Winry Rockbell, Major Armstrong, Lust, and Greed. In addition, true otaku can purchase items to decorate their RK dorm, including a Fullmetal bed, a framed wall poster, an alchemy circle rug, and an Alphonse plushie. If dressing and decorating in the style of FMA: Brotherhood isn’t enough, players can also ride in glorious fashion atop the shoulders of the new Alphonse mount.
The first items to release on July 24 will be the Resembool Pack with Winry and Ed costumes, and the State Alchemist Bundle which includes the entire collection on day one, along with a special State Alchemist title. The remaining costumes, mount and other items will become available over the course of the following month. VIP members in RK will get access to the new gear one week early.
For more information on Remnant Knights, full release schedule and screenshots of the exclusive Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood items available in the RK Shop, visit www.RemnantKnights.com/FMA. Check out the announce trailer starring Vic Mignogna, the voice of Edward Elric, at http://youtu.be/6Vx8JmrbgJY.
About Remnant Knights
Remnant Knights is a free to play casual MMO designed for teens and the young at heart. Join with your friends as a student of the Owl or Dragon school, and fulfill your destiny as one of the mighty Knights of Kasmari! As the last of an ancient bloodline, you are the last hope to contain the threat from wild and unruly Skalari mobs. Train well, develop your skills, and meet a few friends along the way. Remnant Knights has been rated ”T” for Teen by the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB), with a ‘fantasy violence’ descriptor. For more information, visit www.remnantknights.com.
About Group 1200 Media
Group 1200 Media is a multifaceted entertainment conglomerate encompassing Funimation® Entertainment, Giant Ape Media, and Group 1200 Products, which includes GameSamba. With one of the top content distribution platforms in the United States which encompasses all aspects of distribution including theatrical, home video, digital (sell-through, advertising supported and subscription), merchandise, and broadcast sales, Group 1200 Media is financing, producing, marketing, and distributing high quality entertainment brands across a variety of genres. Group 1200 Media is committed to continually releasing and developing exciting new properties representative of its diverse background in the entertainment industry. For more details, visit www.group1200.com.
GameSamba is an exclusive publisher of online free to play games including Remnant Knights,Champions of Regnum and JollyGrim. Headquartered in Everett, Washington, GameSamba is an energetic startup that has built a diverse team of industry veterans committed to creating innovative online gaming experiences. Visitwww.gamesamba.com for details.
About Aniplex of America Inc.
Aniplex of America Inc. (Santa Monica, California) is a subsidiary of Aniplex Inc. (headquartered in Tokyo, Japan), a group of Sony Music Entertainment (Japan) Inc. and a leading provider of anime content and music production and distribution in Japan. Aniplex of America has launched fan-favorite DVD and Blu-Ray releases such as Bakemonogatari, Durarara!!, Puella Magi Madoka Magica, the Garden of Sinners, Sword Art Online, Blue Exorcist, and Blast of Tempest. The company’s ever-growing line-up of shows includes recent titles Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic, Oreshura, Oreimo 2, Fate/Zero, VALVRAVE the Liberator, and Vividred Operation.
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