MMORPG: You have been really creating an amazing story with The Secret World, how much of that did the social game bring into light?
Erling Ellingsen: I would say The Secret War focused primarily on the conflict between the secret societies, rather than the â€˜everything is trueâ€™ theme of the MMO. We definitely linked a lot of the game content into The Secret War, particularly the assets participants could share with their friends including screenshots and videos. The most important thing has been the secret society experience, from the new personality test to the actual mechanics of The Secret War social experience. Deploying agents into territories, seeing the territories turn from one secret society to the other, and to actively working together with other community members on tackling the weekly War Challenge â€“ thatâ€™s what The Secret War primarily focused on.
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