UTV True Games and Petroglyph Games have put litigation aside and announced the release date for Mytheon. Readers may remember that a lawsuit was filed by UTVTG against Petroglyph but that issue has been laid to rest. Read the official statement below:
UTV TRUE GAMES AND PETROGLYPH ANNOUNCE MYTHEON LAUNCH DATE
Mytheon, The Highly-Anticipated Online Multiplayer Action/RPG With Strategic Gameplay, Is On Track For Official Launch this Summer
AUSTIN, TEXAS - (June 1, 2010) -- UTV True Games, an international multi-player online game developer and publisher, and award-winning developer, Petroglyph, today announced that they have reached a mutual agreement to resolve pending litigation issues related to the development of their highly-anticipated game, Mytheon, which is currently in open beta and will officially launch this summer on Tuesday, July 13th.
As part of the resolution of litigation issues, both companies are fully committed to bringing Mytheon to market as a truly enjoyable and unique gameplay experience.
"We are very pleased to be making this announcement," said Jeff Lujan, Founder and CEO of UTV True Games. "It was important for us to work out these issues and our management teams worked closely together to resolve our differences. Now we can focus 100% on Mytheon and its potential to be one of the best and unique entertainment experiences available online."
Chuck Kroegel, General Manager and CEO of Petroglyph continued, "From the beginning, we have been committed to creating a critically and commercially successful online game that brings something fresh to this space. Despite the fact that neither company acknowledged or admitted any wrongdoing, both companies recognized this mutual agreement as the right step, especially for the players with the official release of Mytheon to the world this summer. We've received a great deal of positive feedback on the game, from both the media and the community, and we encourage online gaming fans to jump into the ongoing open beta test and experience Mytheon's unique gameplay and amazing mythological world."
For additional details on Mytheon and to participate in the open beta test visit: http://www.MytheonGame.com . To follow all the latest news, please visit http://www.facebook.com/mytheon, http://twitter.com/mytheongame and http://www.youtube.com/mytheongame
Glad to hear that things are back on track. Do get involved in the open beta. It's a great game!