Funcom have some history running ARGs for games and they’re about to unleash it in a big way on The Secret World. The email teaser just says that the ‘End Of Days Is Coming':
The End of Days is Coming
Mankind has been warned. On December 21st there will be a cataclysmic event that marks the end of time as we know it. It is time to prepare.
Leading up to this world-changing event is a brand new alternate reality game (ARG) set in and around The Secret World universe, which will allow you to better prepare for what is to come. If you have never participated in an ARG event before, this is your perfect chance.
And quite possibly your last.
This might be your one chance to save yourself from this inevitable cosmic event, and we encourage you to pre-register to take part in the ARG. Pre-registration is free and available on this page. The ARG will start in a few days and this is one train you do not want to miss.
You do not need to be an active The Secret World player to take part, but if you are, note that exclusive prizes will be offered to all those who participate and that you will be able to enjoy these before everything comes to one last, screeching halt on December 21st.
The prizes aren’t too shabby either, particularly if you’re a TSW outfit junkie:
I’ve always been looking for a reason to get involved with an ARG and now I have no excuse to do so. My only selfish criticism is that this is one hell of a time of year to be running it – so here’s hoping that not too many hours need to be sunk into it.
Over to you: will you be taking part?