Since it’s North American launch on May 1st, it seems the action-based MMORPG The Exiled Realm of Arborea, better known as TERA, has been faring quite well. Publisher En Masse Entertainment has recently released some of the facts and figures about the first few weeks of play:

  • Players have killed nearly 22 million (21,986,108 to be exact) of the game’s signature BAMs (big-ass monsters).
  • TERA players have traveled a total distance of more than 227,328,053 miles in the game. That’s far enough to walk to Mars.
  • Players stick around to savor their action experience, averaging nearly 4.5 hours daily per player. That’s more time than the average American spends watching TV each day.

Due to the game’s success, En Masse is offering a free seven-day trial of the game to anyone interested. That’s right, friends and neighbors, for anyone interested in trying the action combat system unique to TERA without paying a monthly fee, now you can. All you have to do is create an En Masse account and when given the option, enter the code “TERATRIAL” to download and play the game. If you’d like a little more information, you can head on over to the game’s trial page, and, if it behooves you, download it.

Of course, I would be remiss if I didn’t give you a little more information first. For seven calendar days after you enter the download code, you can experience the world of TERA free of charge. You will be able to level up to eight characters to level 23 (I assume that once you play, the reason behind that particular level would become clear) on one server during the trial. En Masse has stated that there will be ‘additional restrictions,’ such as the inability to vote in TERA elections, “but for the most part, players can enjoy the full benefits of the game during their week of free play.”

If you need a little more information on system requirements, or tutorials, you can check out TERA‘s support page, but really, with a free trial, you can’t go wrong. The only danger is that you might decide to start willingly paying out money each month to play the game. But, really, if you enjoy it, then that isn’t really a downside.