Seoul, October 13th - Freestyle Street Basketball, the world’s first online street basketball game, will launch the second Major Update, a massive patch that includes a new system and mode, special characters and regularly updated items. The update will be available from October 14th at GameKiss.
The most remarkable update of the package is the new system and mode specially designed for beginners. The purpose of the Navigation System and Mission Mode is to help a Freestyle novice adapt to the game quickly - improving the reviewed weakness of the game.
The Navigation System, available to players under Level 15, shows the traces of the ball and predicted movement of characters in the user interface. It is designed to assist players to feel comfortable with the 3-D environment. The tutorial will also teach players how to mark opponents and train good timing for blocking and rebounding.
Story-telling elements were newly added to the Mission Mode, providing more advanced game-play with NPC characters and a more convenient team match-up.
Content updates for the existing users come in great quantity. Two special characters, Howl and Francis, will join Freestyle Street basketball. Both characters have advantages in certain special skills including body check, rebound and three-point shot. They will make teams even more diverse than before.
The Major Update ver.2 provides a record number of new items. A total of 55 new items and 10 skills and freestyles will be unveiled, providing more fun to the users.
“It will be a big update that satisfies both new users and existing players. Freestyle Street Basketball will always feature new ideas and updates. We will do our best to provide a new type of entertainment to the users,” said Roman, Senior Game Manager of Freestyle.
The update will be released on October 14th. Registration, download and playing of Freestyle Street Basketball are provided worldwide, and can be enjoyed free of charge. More exciting details can be found on the official website: http://freestyle.gamekiss.com.
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1. FreeStyle Street Basketball
An online multiplayer basketball title developed by JCEntertainment. Its first service was commenced in Korea on December, 2005. Being serviced in number of countries since then, it has more than 10 million registered users.
Global multiplayer online game portal site launched by JCEntertainment on February 2009. Starting with FreeStyle, it is planning to three more titles within 2009. With the vision of‘providing FUN never before presented to the world’, it will continue to progress to introduce quality contents to global gamers.