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Nexon announces MapleStory 2 alpha test in Korea

First test to feature core game elements

Luxembourg, 26 th August 2014: Nexon Korea Corporation is pleased to announce the dates for Alpha Testing of their upcoming free-to-play MMORPG MapleStory 2. From 17 th to 21 st September, Nexon Korea will reveal a major portion of the game to selected players from South Korea.

MapleStory 2 is a new, online, full 3D MMORPG that has been in development since 2010.  Set in an era prior to MapleStory, players can enjoy a completely new level of freedom in their experience.

The Alpha Test will allow players to join in game development as they select from different character classes and explore the rich landscape of mountains, oceans, valleys, and cities. During the test, players will be able to customize their characters, engage in dynamic boss battles, in addition to creating user-generated content such as their own unique clothing and houses.

The official teaser site for MapleStory 2 in Korea can be found here; http://maplestory2.nexon.com.

For more information on MapleStory and to start Mapling, visit the MapleStory Europe website at  http://maplestory.nexoneu.com and the official Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/maplestoryeurope.


About MapleStory

MapleStory is a free-to-play, 2D fantasy MMORPG that was first launched in South Korea in April 2003, allowing players to delve deep into an exciting online adventure to fight monsters, solve quests and join fellow gamers. Since then, MapleStory was able to delight nearly 100 million players worldwide, establishing Nexon’s fantastic journey through Maple World as one of the most successful online games. More than 2 million European players have contributed to this huge community since May 2007, when the original European service launched in English, German, Spanish, French, and Dutch.

About Nexon Europe

Established in March 2007, Nexon Europe is one of the leading publishers of free-to-play MMOs in Europe. The company has brought the worldwide hit casual MMORPG MapleStory to Europe in May 2007, and the successful FPS Combat Arms in January 2009. With the launch of the 3D action MMORPG Vindictus in 2011, Nexon Europe has strengthened its position as a promising publisher in Europe. Next to these in-house franchises, the company was also able to acquire and fully operate Atlantica Online, an innovative, tactical MMORPG; Dekaron, an authentic action MMORPG set in a grim fantasy universe; and the action-packed FPS War Rock. In 2013, Nexon Europe expanded its profile by publishing the legendary FPS game Counter-Strike Online in Turkey, and in 2014, a fun-packed, action-fighting game, Lost Saga, joined as new line-ups. Furthermore, with United Eleven, a browser-based, cross-platform football management game, Nexon Europe is reaching football fans globally. For more information on Nexon Europe and its games, please visit the official website at  www.nexoneu.com.


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