Berlin, Germany - February 23rd, 2016 - Sandbox Interactive, the developer of cross-platform medieval MMORPG, Albion Online, today announced that the fantasy book based on the lore of their sandbox game, entitled ‘Landfall’, is now available in paperback and ebook for $10.99 and $6.99, respectively. Written by Peter Newman, the acclaimed English author of “The Vagrant” series, ‘Landfall’ not only reveals the story of the three main characters and their adventures exploring the Albion universe, but also references actual players, guilds and places in the game from its Alpha and Beta stages. To purchase ‘Landfall’, visit: https://albiononline.com/en/
“I've had a great time in the world of Albion and I've really enjoyed weaving the game lore and the novel together. The cover looks great and the interior art is lovely too. I'm looking forward to readers and players getting their hands on it!”, says author Peter Newman.
The back cover teaser text offers a glimpse into the plot of ‘Landfall’:
“Albion. Land of mists and mysteries, where mankind resembled gods. But these gods were flawed and they turned their powers on each other, making rivers of blood and birthing horrors we were not meant to know, until giants battled demons over the fate of the world. And then, as the fighting reached its peak, a great power reached out and Albion simply vanished.
For over a thousand years it has been hidden from the eyes of men. When the impenetrable mists hiding Albion began to lift, the King of the Old World sent a rag tag group to explore and settle there. Initially, reports of wonders and wealth came back, then, without warning, all went quiet.
Now a new convoy is being sent, seven ships sailing for the mysterious land of Albion. Their crews and captains have many reasons to risk the journey, a mix of opportunists, adventurers, and those keen to leave behind their old lives. But the sins of the past are not so easily left behind and the lure of power and magic weaves its spell long before arrival. Before the ships have even made landfall, old rivalries simmer and, without warning, one ship turns its weapons upon another…”
About Sandbox Interactive GmbH
Sandbox Interactive is an independent development studio founded in January 2012 and is based in Berlin, Germany, currently employing 30 full-time and 9 freelance programmers and designers on their cross-platform sandbox MMO Albion Online. Sandbox Interactive follows the belief that the creation of your own world and interaction with other players are paramount to entertainment – and, that these ideas are truly brought to life in the sandbox genre. With Albion Online, they are making a game with compelling gameplay and the player’s experience squarely in the foreground.