2K Games to Publish Champions Online from Cryptic Studios in 2009

Champions Online Screenshot

2K Games has today announced Champions Online a multiplayer online (MMO) action game. The game will be published for Xbox 360 and Windows platforms.

Champions Online is a MMO game, which will allow users to explore a vast universe of richly detailed 3D environments. It features billions of character options. The game is developed by Cryptic Studios.

“2K Games is excited to work with such a talented group as Cryptic Studios,” said Christoph Hartmann, president of 2K. “Given their stellar pedigree and amazing grasp of the MMO genre, we are confident that Champions Online will deliver an innovative and exciting action MMO experience to gamers.”

“2K Games is a terrific publishing partner for Champions Online,” said John Needham, CEO of Cryptic Studios. “Cryptic is proud that Champions Online will be 2K’s first MMO title and we look forward to working together towards a tremendous launch next year.”

Champions Online game is scheduled for release in spring of 2009. ESRB has not rated the game as of now.