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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 – Feb. 14, 2020 – NEXON Korea Corporation, subsidiary of NEXON Co., Ltd. (“Nexon”) (3659.TO), a worldwide leader in free-to-play online and mobile games today revealed that players of MapleStory M, the blockbuster side-scrolling adventure mobile game, will see a total rebalancing of popular characters. Today’s content update is available for free on the App Store and Google Play


Since launch, the beloved universe of Maple World has earned the beloved new heroes for MapleStory M. Today, multiple character including The Fire and Poison Arch Mage, Night Walker, Blaze Wizard, Mercedes, Thunder Breaker and Luminous can experience revamped skills and powers.

In addition to the character revamps, today’s content update delivers several festive events, including:

  • Maple Pass Event – From now until Monday, Feb. 24, players who clear certain missions or spend Meso can earn special items as rewards, including Experience to reinforce equipment
  • Soul Made Event – From now until Thursday, Feb. 27, players who receive coins from monster hunting can redeem them for Soul Ring materials and other items to construct Soul Rings and enhance equipment
  • Making Scroll Event with the Pink Bean – From Thursday, Feb. 27 to Wednesday, March 18, players who use Meso and Enchantment tickets to upgrade basic scroll items will receive upper level scroll items in addition to leveled-up Star Force
  • Sweet Dice Game Event – From Thursday, Feb. 20 to Thursday, March 5, players can collect sweet dice by monster hunting. Dice can be rolled to unlock special items including Starforce reinforcements and Experience.

MapleStory M is available to download for iOS and Android around the world. Additional information for members of the press:

  • Download assets for MapleStory M here
  • Check out the official MapleStory M website
  • Like the official MapleStory M Facebook page

About MapleStory M  

MapleStory M, launched globally on July 25, 2018, brings the nostalgic world of side-scrolling MMORPG MapleStory to mobile, offering the same endless amount of customization, immersive storylines and epic boss raids that fans have come to expect from the epic franchise. MapleStory M quickly reached 5 million downloads within two-weeks after launch.

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]