HBO and George R.R. Martin have partnered with game company Disruptor Beam for a Game of Thrones Facebook game.
Based on the HBO TV series and the books by Martin, “Game of Thrones Ascent” is currently in development by Disruptor Beam.
Fans can follow the progress of the game and receive updates related to its development, including learning how to participate in the upcoming beta program, by visiting Disruptor Beam’s website, disruptorbeam.com.
“We recognize that one of the reasons ‘Game of Thrones’ has been so successful is because of its large and ever-supportive fan community,” says James Costos, vice president of global licensing, HBO. “For this reason, we are delighted to give our fans the opportunity to dive even further into the world of Westeros and live out tales of intrigue, sacrifice and deception inspired by the stories they love.”
In “Game of Thrones Ascent,” players will lead the life of a noble during the time of upheaval as portrayed in the books and the series.
“Everyone at Disruptor Beam was a huge fan of ‘Game of Thrones’ long before we began working on the game, so we recognize that other fans expect character-driven conflict and intrigue to take center stage in our new game,” says Jon Radoff, chief executive officer, Disruptor Beam. “‘Game of Thrones Ascent’ will bring the world of Westeros to the over 500 million social game players in the market today, featuring original artwork in a highly engaging game experience that is, most importantly, fun for fans and their friends!”