Age of Conan: Unchained's The Secrets of Dragon's Spine Expansion Now Available

By Juan G. Rodriguez , Updated Jan 14, 2013 02:28 PM EST
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Age of Conan: Unchained developer Funcom has launched the game's latest content update, The Secrets of Dragon's Spine. The developer also released some new screenshots, concept art and a trailer to celebrate the add-on's launch.

The update includes a new area called the Dragon's spine, which is a dangerous rocky desert and three new dungeons.

Age of Conan went free-to-play back in July with premium services available to purchase separately through the in-game store. Gamers also have the option to keep or purchase a subscription to the game that grants them unrestricted access to the game's full range of features and content.

Free player have access to only two character slots, two raids, 50 percent bank space and only basic mount training. Free to play gamers will also not have access to offline levels or veteran points.

Unchained takes place a year after the events of Robert E. Howard's Conan novel, "The Hour of the Dragon." The game official launched on May 20, 2008 in Northern America, and May 23, 2008 in Europe. Secrets of Dragon's Spine is the second adventure pack to release for the game and third expansion overall.

Here is a synopsis of the update from The Age of Conan: Unchained website:

"Update 4.0 opened the gates to the brand new playfield "Dragon's Spine" and is the first part of the "Secrets of Dragon's Spine" update series which provides players with all new Hyborian experiences as they venture to the desert region located south and west of the ancient city of Pteion. Rippling desert dunes stretches for miles in every direction from the spine, lifeless, except for a small oasis in the mountain's shadow, and treacherous caves and tunnels weave in and out of the mountain rock. But men are not the only beings to have forged a thriving civilization in the desolate desert; many secrets lay buried beneath the sands. Also available now is the first Dragon's Spine group instance 'Sepulcher of the Wyrm.'"

Check out the Secrets of Dragon's Spine's official launch trailer below and tell us what you think in the comment section.

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