March 22, 2014
The latest season of HBO's "Game of Thrones" is scheduled to premiere a couple of weeks from now. Ahead of that highly anticipated event, the official guide app of the series and the epic fantasy novel cycle that is its basis, George R. R. Martin's A World of Ice and Fire - A Game of Thrones Guide, has been updated with new content. Most significantly, the latest update to A World of Ice and Fire features a special gift for fans: an exclusive, never-before-read excerpt from "The Winds of Winter," the next book in the "A Song of Ice and Fire" cycle by George R. R. Martin. The excerpt is free to all users of the app, whether longtime ones who have just updated to the new version or new ones who have just downloaded the app for the first time. The new version of A World of Ice and Fire also includes the following:
Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad running iOS 6.0 or later, George R. R. Martin's A World of Ice and Fire - A Game of Thrones Guide is available in the App Store for free. The free app initially includes the map for Westeros and the profiles of the eight POV characters and select places only. Additional detailed guide content is available via in-app purchase of InfoPacks. See also: You Win Or You Die ... Award-Winning Game Of Thrones Ascent Is Coming Soon To iOS and Telltale To Release New Episodic Game Based On HBO's "Game Of Thrones."
- 58 new character profiles including Syrio Forel, Ser Duncan the Tall, and more
- 164 new places including locations in King’s Landing and the Known World
- A full Targaryen bloodline with a whole batch of new character profiles
- A new interface design that makes it easier for you to remember and adjust spoiler controls
George R. R. Martin’s A World of Ice and Fire – A Game of Thrones Guide
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