After more than seven years as the most popular subscription-based massively multiplayer online superhero role-playing game, Paragon Studios flips the switch on City of Heroes Freedom, potentially the most popular free-to-play superhero MMO.

Superhero and super villain hopefuls need only sign up for a free account to begin their 50 level journey to fame or infamy in City of Heroes Freedom, with a pay-per-content system that allows players to spend on additional features and adventures as they see fit.

Today's not just about going free, however. It's also about adding a ton of new content for players old and new alike.

"Our fans have come to expect great content and with City of Heroes Freedom we've clearly raised the bar by delivering the best game play we've ever developed, and giving players the choice to truly customize their gaming experience" said Brian Clayton, Executive Producer at Paragon Studios. "We aren't just flipping a switch and going ‘Free-to-Play.' We're embarking on the biggest content and feature update to City of Heroes in its seven-year history."

That update is Issue 21: Convergence, which updates the game with a new zone, a new starting area, epic challenges, special missions, and a fancy rewards program that delivers unique in-game items tailored to each players' playing style. The update also includes the Time Manipulation (free for VIP Players), Beam Rifle, and Street Justice power sets, along with so new costume options to make character creation even more of an epic event.

Hit up the City of Heroes website to sign up for a free account, should the urge to save (or ruin) the day hit you.


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