Combat Arms Europe: Official launch set for NEXON Europe's anticipated Online First-Person-Shooter

January 14, 2009– Seoul–Nexon Europe Limited, the European division of the world’s leading online game company Nexon Group, announced today the official launch for its Online First-Person-Shooter, Combat Arms Europe.

The official launch, going live on Thursday, January 15th, seals the recent successful series of beta testing and delivers extensive updates of contents including new maps, game modes, weaponry and gears, and in-game Clan System.

The Clan System will start off with a month-long special event, challenging and revealing the most honorary clans at Combat Arms Europe with luring items to be won.

Add-ons of new battle zones will transport users to a deadly biochemical lab, crashed cargo plane on enemy territory and a remote desert town where they can further hone their fragging skills, and new game modes including Capture-The-Flag and Spy Hunt will provide players distinctive modes to show off their expertise and comradeship. Checking out all of these new features will reward users with a bonus supply of GP (Gear Points) on four consecutive weekends, as part of another special event starting from January 17th.

The foundation of Combat Arms, like all Nexon Games, is providing a distinct, social gaming experience in a free-to-play environment, and players can join the arms race for free by signing up at http://combatarms.nexoneu.com .

About Combat Arms:

Combat Arms is a fast-paced, multiplayer shooter, designed for non-stop action on the grounds of various battlefields where players are recruited to get engaged with their enemies in multiple game modes. While integrating the traditional attributes of the FPS genre, Combat Arms advances further by evolving striking features such as character customization as well as weapon modification system, enabling the players to adjust their weapons with attachments such as scopes, silencers and extended magazines. Additional eye-catching feature is the unique backpack system, which allows players to combine a set of multiple weapons from the extensive armory for a more sophisticated combat experience on the battlefield.

Combat Arms is easy to adapt for newcomers with handy control while providing deep gameplay mechanics to veteran gamers. In-game currencies and experience points are rewarded based on the number of victories and kills made, and when accumulated, it will help the players to rank up and to mount with new weapons and equipments, while having access to their actual performance stat anytime during the gameplay. Moreover, the extensive community features within the game actively support the clan system, where players can easily recruit, manage, and communicate with their clan members.

Nexon Corporation

Established in 1994, Nexon developed the first graphic MMORPG, called The Kingdom of the Winds, and ever since, with its diverse and well-received titles, Nexon has quickly become one of Korea’s leading publishers of online content. NEXON has an extensive catalog of games to reach players of all ages, interests and regions of the world, and promises to bring them the most enjoyable online excitement ever experienced.

Nexon Europe

Established in March 2007, Nexon Europe is the European publishing arm of Nexon and has brought the worldwide hit casual MMORPG“MapleStory” to Europe in May 2007.

Now, Nexon Europe launches its second title for the European audience, the First-Person-Shooter

“Combat Arms”. For more information on NEXON Europe and its games, please visit the official website at www.nexoneu.com.


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