NCSoft currently announced Valiance, the latest expansion for free-to-play massively multiplayer video game Lineage II. The expansion is planned for release later in 2013.
“Players have been treated to a sense of peace since Shilen, the Goddess of Destruction, sent Lindvior to destroy Aden some time ago. While the citizens and heroes of Aden welcomed the respite, come the release of Valiance, they will find it a brief one, as old threats resurface and battles long thought won begin anew. Players deep into the game will find themselves faced with new challenges and experiences that will push their skills and dedication to the limit.”
The Valiance expansion for Lineage II functions the return of the Hellbound zone with up-to-date areas and new hunting events. A “major overhaul” of the game’s skill set up is also featured, plus 25 new skills.
Lineage II launched 10 years ago in Korea and is in it’s 9th year in North America. The game bought a free-to-play business model in November 2011.