Virtrium LLC - Rick Simmons, President / CEO, rick.simmons@virtrium.com


July 17, 2018 PORTLAND, Oregon - Virtrium LLC today announced that they have released the Haute Couture expansion that brings the world of high-end fashion to Istaria.

The ability to customize a player's character is an important part the play experience in Istaria: Chronicles of the Gifted. Players often work in cooperation with one another to gather raw materials and then process those materials into finished goods. Besides the new types of clothing available, there are also fashion designers in each of the major cities. Each designer sells fashion related to the city they inhabit.

In addition to the fashion expansion, there's a new Land of Exile with Valkor in his mountain top fortress. To help battle all the foes in the Land of Exile, a new Monk school provides players with a different style of game play, with new ability chains, including builders, follow-up abilities and closers.

For further details and the complete release notes, please see the Istaria Community:


More information about Istaria can be found at http://www.istaria.com/

ABOUT VIRTRIUM - Virtrium LLC, founded in July 2006, is a privately held software development company founded to support the games and technology behind the massively multi-player online games market. Virtrium brings real, applied experience in technology design, development and implementation for the software and techniques behind MMO products – as well as experience behind product launch and continued development in a live, production environment. The company's mission is to provide software technologies and support services that enable the growth of niche entertainment products within the massively multi-player online games market. To find out more about Virtrium LLC, visit http://www.virtrium.com.

ABOUT ISTARIA: CHRONICLES OF THE GIFTED - Released in December 2003 as Horizons: Empire of Istaria and renamed in 2008 as Istaria: Chronicles of the Gifted, Istaria boasts a dedicated following of players worldwide. 2008 saw a significant crafting expansion, massive plot revamp and the re-branding as Istaria: Chronicles of the Gifted, demonstrating Virtrium's deep commitment to expand development and re-establish story as a significant feature of the game world. The ability to play as a flying Ancient Dragon, coupled with comprehensive crafting and community construction, allows Istaria fans to experience, explore and create a world epic in scope. Players are able to take on the role of Dragon, or one of 10 other races ranging from the lawful Elf to dark Fiends, as well as more unusual forms, such as the cat-like Saris and horned Satyr. For more information on Istaria: Chronicles of the Gifted, visit http://www.istaria.com