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[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

SEOUL – Dec. 2, 2019 – A new batch of enchanted characters arrives alongside fresh content in Overhit, the widely-popular turn-based action role-playing game (RPG) from NEXON Korea Corporation, subsidiary of NEXON Co., Ltd. (“Nexon”) (3659.TO), a worldwide leader in free-to-play online and mobile games. Beginning today, mobile players worldwide can jump into the latest update for free on the App Store and Google Play.


Today’s massive content update furthers Overhit’s strategic action adventure gameplay with a myriad of new additions, including:

  • Epic New Heroes – Today’s update adds two powerful Wind-Type heroes to Overhit’s daunting roster, voiced by anime legends Kaito Ishikawa and Shunsuke Takeuchi. From now until Thursday, Dec. 12, players can experience Chance Boost Gachas for both characters
    • Hercules appeared from out of nowhere near the Duchy of Serendia and Industria. His brute force has earned him the position of boss in the streets at night
    • Awakened Ash gained possession of the Chrono Timer, and is now Overhit’s first ever Awakened hero. He now can use the Timer to manipulate time and space to appear in two places at once
  • Saion BalancesOverhit’s epic Wind-Type SSR hero Saion has been balanced to become stronger than ever before
  • Saison Event Dungeon – For a limited time, players can test their merits in this event dungeon at three difficulty levels: Story, Hard and Extreme. Player can experience new cut scenes and exclusive rewards
  • New Raid Boss – Cliel, the Water-Type monster from galactic depths of an ocean in Disconnectia beckons daring players in exchange for Chaos Gear, which boasts a higher rank than all other gear in Overhit
  • Original and World Raid Boss Modes – This revamped Raid Boss mode (single play) includes two difficulty levels for now. In the World Raid Boss mode, players who defeat Cliel will earn additional special rewards
  • Special Events – Today’s update delivers several festive events including the Seven Day Attendance Event, Hero Growth Support Event for Wind-Type heroes, Rock-Scissor-Paper Event and Bingo Event.

Overhit invites players to command the Black Wings resistance army packed with characters from across time and space. A cast of more than 120 unforgettable heroes voiced by world-renowned anime voice actors such as Ishikawa Kaito, Uchida Aya and Morikawa Toiyuki take charge in a gorgeous world with console-inspired 3D backgrounds.

The latest Overhit content update is now available for players worldwide on iOS and Android. Additional information for members of the press:

  • Download assets for Overhit here
  • Check out the official Facebook page here
  • Check out the latest Overhit teaser video here
  • Visit the official Overhit website here

About NEXON Co. Ltd.

NEXON Co., Ltd. (“Nexon”) (3659.TO) is a worldwide leader in free-to-play online and mobile games. Founded in Korea in 1994, Nexon developed one of the world's first graphics-based massively multiplayer online games. Nexon also pioneered the concept of microtransactions and the free-to-play business model, setting a new standard in which play is free, and users have the option to purchase in-game items to enhance their experience. Nexon currently services nearly 100 titles in more than 190 countries. The Company is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan and its shares are listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

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Press Contacts for Nexon Co. Ltd.:

Gerard Bahri/Jason Wonacott

Wonacott Communications, LLC

(310) 477-2871

[email protected]