One of the best online superhero games is now coming to the world of free-to-play! The game, Champions Online, is set for an official F2P release on January 25th. This version of the game is nearly the same as the paid version however limits players to all content besides the special Adventure Pack. Players who decide to spend money on the F2P version may make use of the optional web-based and in-game C-Store to purchase gameplay upgrades or additional premium content.

Atari Inc., one of the world’s most recognized videogame publishers, and renowned MMO developer Cryptic Studios, have announced today that the Free-to-Play update to the superhero MMORPG Champions Online™ will be available worldwide on Tuesday, January 25, 2011.

Champions Online: Free For All also features additional premium content for purchase. Adventure Packs, items, powers and costume pieces can be selected a la carte inside Cryptic’s innovative C-Store. Additionally, current players may continue subscribing as Gold Members, while new players may also optionally upgrade to Gold status, which unlocks most of the game’s content and includes extra features for a set price of $14.99 per month.

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