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As you may very well have noticed, Jagex has a new company logo. You'll see it on the RuneScape and Old School sites, and our all-new Jagex website. This site is the place to go for up-to-the-minute information about Jagex as a company, products, career opportunities and more.
A major success story in gaming, RuneScape is the world's most popular free-to-play MMORPG, as recognized by Guinness World Records. Over 16 years, it has welcomed more than 250 million players to Gielinor, and, today, its monthly player's number in the millions.
Set in a medieval fantasy land, players embark on epic journeys through a vast, sandbox world full of gods, warring races, unexplored dungeons and glittering riches.
Propelled by the game's focus on narrative, a player will choose a path through many enthralling quests, progress through 27 diverse skills and master a single character in a classless world. In RuneScape, players can be the hero they always wanted to be.
OLD SCHOOL RUNESCAPE
Old School RuneScape is the authentically vintage incarnation of RuneScape and takes players back in time to experience the game as it was in 2007.
We work hand-in-hand with our players to decide how the game evolves. Every player gets a vote to decide on content additions and nothing makes it into the game without their say so.
Old School's competitive gameplay has seen the game become an outstanding player in eSports. With a unique long-form approach to competitive gaming events, our Deadman Tournaments consistently deliver a high-profile audience, making it one of the most-watched games on live-streams and the No.1 MMORPG in eSports.
Runescape creator Jagex posts record revenues for second successive year
Runescape developer Jagex has pulled in record revenues for the second successive financial year.
It caps a big year for the company, which was purchased by Chinese investors to help form a new games outfit called Fukong Interactive Entertainment.
As part of the deal, Jagex is set to receive "significant resources" as the Chinese group attempts to increase its presence in the global games sector.
"2016 saw RuneScape celebrate its 15th anniversary and we placed a razor focus on evolving and growing both RuneScape and Old School RuneScape," commented acting Jagex CEO Phil Mansell.
"It was also a year in which Jagex was united with Fukong Interactive Entertainment, previously named ZhongJi Holding, and began its transformation into the western arm of a global gaming group.
"Flourishing under this new ownership, Jagex has increased funding toward in-house projects and is exploring opportunities to invest in complementary ventures."