On the 22nd of July, Runescape 3 officially launched bringing brand new and improved features to Runescape such as the move from a Java based game to a more HTML 5 graphics engine. Since the launch Runescape has seen an increase of around 300,000 new players including around 100,000 former players re-activating their accounts.
Runescape 3 is the third iteration of one of the most popular free-to-play role playing games. The third instalment is probably the biggest update to Runescape since 2003 when Runescape 2 launched. Runescape 3 has a brand new customisation options as well as a totally re-vamped graphics engine.
Collectively, since launch both new, existing, and returning players have together participated in 600,000 hours of gameplay per day, that’s an absolutely amazing achievement so no wonder Runescape is in the Guinness Book of Records.