Black Gold Online

Chinese developer Snail and game publisher Shanda have announced a partnership for the upcoming release of Snail’s highly anticipated new title, Black Gold Online.

With the successful debut of the steam punk-inspired online game at this year’s E3, Snail Games and Shanda Games have agreed to invest circa 200 million RMB for the title’s global promotion.

Looking to release Black Gold Online “in more territories than originally planned” according to a joint press release, the companies have also secured 600 million RMB for game development and marketing from investors Bank of China, China Construction Bank, Shanghai Pudong Development Bank and the Bank of Ningbo.

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