This was previously announced only for the distribution of Aion in Europe, but it has now been officially announced for North American and Oceanic servers!
NCsoft Newsletter said:Aion® opens the floodgates of new and improved Truly Free™ game content with the Aion® 3.0 update. Starting spring 2012, experience the thrill of combat alongside your comrades at arms in a battlefield that encompasses the ethereally beautiful MMO world of Atreia.
Aion: Ascension comes to you with absolutely no restrictions or limitations. This highly anticipated 3.0 update offers new game features, secrets, and storylines that will have you on the edge of your seat to experience.
Relive the adrenaline-charged victories you shared with your Legion mates, and create unforgettable memories with friends, both old and new. AION needs you!
Truly Free™ said:What are the benefits of Truly Free?
The Aion Truly Free experience combines the best parts of the Lineage 2: Goddess of Destruction™ Truly Free model with numerous enhancements.
Here are some of the key features of Aion Truly Free:
- No subscription fee. Play for free!
- No account restrictions. Visit any zone, chat in any channel, sell any amount of stuff on the trade broker—nothing is off limits!
- Robust countermeasures to combat game abuse. We're dedicating a ton of resources to preventing account theft, botting, and real money trading.
- No hassles. Create your account, download the game, and play!
- No harassment. Don't worry, we won't hound you with constant offers or promotions.
- A lot of great stuff we'll reveal more about leading up to launch!