NEXON Europe announces the Commercial Launch of its First-Person-Shooter, Combat Arms Europe

February 26, 2009– NEXON Europe announces today the commercial launch of its free-to-play, online first person shooter Combat Arms Europe. With the opening of the highly anticipated in-game cash item shop“Black Market”, players can now choose from additional mercenaries including the first female character and a vast array of customizable items, gears and weapons.

With the launch of the“Black Market”, Combat Arms Europe now offers further ways to personalize the game and character’s individual look on the battlefield.

Kamara, the first female character and Zadan have joined the arms race and can be hired as an added character for 30 days, each equipped with 30,000 Gear Points to start off with.

Clans can now further characterize their troops by creating their very own Clan Emblem, which will be steadily displayed in-game as well as on the website.

New powerful machineries such as M4A1 Desert Warrior, Dragunov Black, P90TR and many more are now out on the market, and gears and camouflage to spice up the look and capacity are also available for purchase with NEXON Cash.

“We had a great beta run and have continuously received huge feedbacks after the official launch,” said Sung-Jin Kim, Manager of Europe Business Team at Nexon.“Players really love the fast-paced game play along with the socialization features of Combat Arms Europe. The opening of the Black Market will bring another dimension to the customization attributes of the game, and offer players at all levels to opt for further play options to enhance their game play without harming the fairness of play.”

The extensive update on February 26th also unveils a new battlefield to be conquered.

The new“Waverider” map sets scene to the resort city of Rupheria cascade down the hillside, mirroring the waves in the sea below, and was originally designed and developed to reflect the flair of a European coastal resort scenery.

More striking varieties will be added to the shelves of the Black Market in the future, along with regular updates bringing new maps, combat modes, weaponry and other free contents to the gamers of Combat Arms Europe.

To sign up and to download the game for free, visit 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 recently launched the highly anticipated online First-Person-Shooter“Combat Arms Europe”. For more information on NEXON Europe and its games, please visit the official website at www.nexoneu.com.


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