Funcom has accidentally revealed the release date for upcoming MMO The Secret World ahead of a planned announcement at GamesCom 2011, according to RPS
The news comes from an official press release which apparently slipped out ahead of the announcement by The Secret World's writer, Ragnar Tornquist.
The Secret World will be released in April 2012, with beta registrations opening later this month on 26 August.
Based in an original modern day setting that weaves magic and conspiracy together, The Secret World previously existed under the codename 'The World Online'.
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