Beta Applications Still Being Accepted Gothenburg, Sweden - April 30, 2001 - MindArk AB announced today that the first group of 50 external beta testers has been selected for its eagerly awaited persistent state world, Project Entropia. The initial stage, consisting of technical tests is to begin shortly. Thousands of additional testers will be added as testing progresses through further phases over the coming months. "We're absolutely thrilled to have reached this stage of development," stated MindArk Chief Operations Officer Jan Welter. "Our talented team has been working extremely hard, and even in this first stage of beta testing, we're very confident that Project Entropia will provide a unique interactive entertainment experience for millions of Internet users around the world. Furthermore, we believe that offering this experience with no set fees will revolutionize the entire entertainment industry. Project Entropia takes place distant in the future on the outlying planet Calypso where human colonists face challenges from native creatures and invading robots. It will allow thousands or perhaps even millions of Internet users to participate simultaneously in this exciting virtual world. Additional information is available on the official website at http://www.project-entropia.com/ and prospective beta testers can still apply at http://www.project-entropia.com/betatest/apply.asp?topic=betatest. MindArk develops technology solutions that address the entertainment needs of millions of Internet users. With novel applications in the interactive entertainment sector and browser infrastructure, MindArk is a world leader in expanding the new universe.