Frequently asked questions

General questions

What is Perpetuum?

Perpetuum is a sci-fi MMORPG. Its setting is a far away planet inhabited by robots. You can find out more about the game here, and about the background story here.

What is an MMORPG?

MMORPG is an abbreviation. It means Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game. In games as such thousands of players can be simultaneously involved in the action. A unique feature of Perpetuum is that while most other MMORPGs run multiple parallel servers, we have only one persistent, single universe.

What is Perpetuum about?

In the not-too-distant future, a strange anomaly opens the gates of the universe for humans. With this new technology energy, information and atomic size objects can be transported to anywhere in space.

The most intriguing of all new discoveries is an Earth-like planet, where humanity discovers a new source of energy, vital to its unbroken advancement. However, this planet is inhabited by a synthetic, robot-like life form. Their technology and resources are the goal of humanity's new conquest.

Players may take part in various areas of the project. They may fight against various enemy robots, complete assignments on behalf of the Perpetuum project, do various industrial activities, trade goods or services, or even set their own goals and set up their own corporations.

Is the game called "Perpetuum" or "Perpetuum Online"?

The official name of the game is "Perpetuum". "Perpetuum Online" is the website title.

In what languages is the game available?

The game is currently available in English, German, Russian, and Hungarian. We are looking for volunteers who are willing to translate the game into other languages.

Questions about buying the game

Does the game have a monthly fee?

No, after you purchase the game there are no further mandatory fees.

I would like play the game. What should I do?

Register an account, download and install the game, and purchase the game for your account. Check out the "How can I play?" page which will guide you through these processes.

What are Perpetuum Credits?

Perpetuum Credits (PC for short) are an in-game currency that can be purchased in our website store. PC can be spent in the game on cosmetic and convenience items, like EP boosts or extension downgrades.

Technical questions

What kind of internet does the game require?

In theory the game will work with a normal 56 kbit modem, but we highly recommend broadband access with at least 1 MB/s bandwidth.

Does the game work without an Internet access?

No. The world of Perpetuum and all events in it happen on our central server network. Without an Internet connection, the installed client can not access these, hence the game will not work.

What kind of computer do I need to run Perpetuum?

You can check out the system requirements on this page.