Major update for MapleStory Europe scheduled

MapleStory Europe, the worldwide hit free-to-play MMORPG with more than 1.2 million enthusiastic players in Europe alone, prepares another big update with new map, striking new quests and seasonal event.

Slated for October 22, the next patch includes the addition of "Magatia", the residence of two rivaled alchemist groups "Alcadno" and "Zenumist". In order to settle down the tumult and to solve the mystery that lies beneath the compelling story, players need to solve various challenging single- and party quests in a fascinating medieval town.

Furthermore, Halloween will be celebrated at MapleStory Europe in its traditional, annual custom, and players are invited to the mysterious, creepy pension of the former toymaker "Prendergast" who used to be the happiest man on Maple World until... something terrible happened to him.

"We just had the "Ariant" map added to MapleStory Europe in September, and brining another new map just after one month may be a challenging task" says Sung Jin Kim, Director at NEXON Europe. "But the loyalty and enthusiasm of our players are huge and we really feel the need to keep up with their stunning digestive power of game contents. We hope that our players will enjoy the dynamic pull at MapleStory Europe, and definitely look forward to bringing the further updates that we have in line."

MapleStory originally launched in South Korea in April 2003 and quickly went on to become one of the most successful online games of all time, with over 92 million registered accounts across the world. MapleStory Europe launched in May 2007 and counts more than 1.2 million registered players, offering gamers in Europe the chance to play MapleStory in four different languages ?English, German, Spanish and Dutch.

The new updates will be available from October 22, and for further information on MapleStory Europe and to sign-up for the game, please visit http://maplestory.nexoneu.com.

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.

With the recent launch of the anticipated First-Person-Shooter“Combat Arms? NEXON Europe has aggravated the position of a promising publisher in Europe. For more information on NEXON Europe and our games, please visit our official website at www.nexoneu.com and our blog http://blog.nexoneu.com.

MapleStory Europe can also be found at Twitter ( http://twitter.com/MapleStory_EU),

Bebo ( http://www.bebo.com/Profile.jsp?MemberId=9631874731),

Facebook ( http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=220897755250&ref=nf),

and studiVZ ( http://www.studivz.net/Groups/Overview/16ae4ac8b27eb41b).


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