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Age of Conan Reaches One Million Milestone

The Globally Chart Topping PC Game Now Sold Out in Numerous Territories.

Durham, NC - June 06, 2008 - Funcom is proud to announce that Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures will pass the astounding “One Million Copies Shipped” milestone less than three weeks after the game’s launch. Due to overwhelming demand, Funcom’s retail partner is now re-supplying retail boxes rapidly and adding new markets to the mix.

As a result of the tremendous interest among gamers, Age of Conan currently claims the number one spot on PC game sales charts across the western world, including the US, Germany, France and the UK. The game has received wide critical acclaim among gaming and mainstream media.

“Sales data shows that Age of Conan is the biggest MMO launch since World of Warcraft,” says Funcom Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Morten Larssen. “The numbers are very promising, and we are very proud to be one of the fastest selling PC games ever during launch month and the biggest simultaneous Europe/US MMO launch in history.”

In the US, Age of Conan maintains the top spot on the PC charts and is now moving past the 500,000 shipped mark. Meanwhile, interest in game is growing globally, with more than eight million unique visitors from over 200 countries logging onto the Age of Conan websites so far in 2008. Community support for the game is also growing rapidly, with over 800,000 people signing up for the Clan of Conan fan club.

Age of Conan was launched May 20 in the US and May 23 in Europe, receiving critical acclaim from media across the globe. “Age of Conan has raised the bar,” wrote US gaming website Gamezone, giving the game a score of 94 out of 100. Gamespot, one of the world’s leading gaming websites, rewarded Age of Conan a 8.5 score, calling it “one of the finest online RPGs available.” The game is also receiving acclaim in Europe, where a broad range of early reviews gave an average score of over 90 percent. Funcom is committed to continue to expand and improve on the game by adding more content, features and fixes in order to make Hyboria a favorite place for gamers across the globe, and players can expect some exciting news in the weeks and months ahead.

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Date: June 6, 2008

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