innova officially opens the european free-to-play service this friday, with huge goddess of destruction expansion, premium accounts and item shop luxembourg city â€“ december 15th, 2011 â€“ innova announced today that its new european free-to-play service for the popular competitive fantasy mmorpg lineage ii will officially launch in english on december 16th. featuring the content-rich new expansion goddess of destruction, the new service offers hundreds of hours of unrestricted, action-packed gaming absolutely free. goddess of destruction brings many improvements to the game's look and feel, and there's never been a better time to get into lineage ii: hunt unique monsters in vast, beautiful landscapes, craft and enchant powerful weapons and armour, and feel the visceral rush of player-vs-player combat in one of the most highly developed competitive mmorpgs in the world. with dedicated european servers, friendly community management and full customer service, innova strives to support lineage ii players every step of the way. â€œthe launch of our free-to-play lineage ii service for europe will be a very special moment for all of us,â€œ said gevork sarkisyan, innova's ceo. â€œwe have already seen our lineage ii community grow significantly during the beta phases, and we are looking forward to opening the full service to everyone tomorrow.â€ players can register for the service and play now by visiting http://www.lineage2.eu/. a brand new item shop will be opened at launch, and the range of items on offer will include runes to speed levelling, scrolls for fast travelling and stylish wardrobe pieces - these are intended to maximize enjoyment of the game, and do not affect game balance. players will also have the option to purchase premium accounts, which provide perks such as accelerated character progression, energy-boosting items and priority server access. premium accounts are not required for success in the game, but may be helpful to players with busy lives who wish to make the most of their game time in lineage ii. the goddess of destruction expansion includes improved graphics, 4x faster levelling and character advancement, eight new specialized classes, fearsome and challenging new bosses, unexplored zones and much more - a revamped world and over 400 hours of brand new gameplay are now available, all unrestricted and completely free. localised versions of lineage ii are planned for 2012, and more information will be available early next year. to register and play lineage ii, and for all the latest information about lineage ii and goddess of destruction in english, dutch, french, german, italian, polish, spanish and turkish, please visit http://www.lineage2.eu. about innova innova is an international online entertainment company dedicated to providing comprehensive high quality services for aaa mmo titles including lineage ii, aion and atlantica online. with a proven track record of improving accessibility, performance and security for online games in russia, innova also provides a full range of game publishing services, from a unified community platform â€œ4gameâ€ with over two million active users, to a self-developed security shield program called â€œfrostâ€. in late 2011, innova is extending its operations by offering a free-to-play, localized and complete service for lineage ii to players all across europe, aiming to exceed expectations at every stage.