Body Count Rising

Competition won’t be a problem for Combat Arms, which can celebrate its second anniversary this month with another major milestone. Nexon America announced its popular multiplayer online first-person shooter has more than four million registered users, and those Soldiers of Fortune are unloading their clips at an alarming rate.

To celebrate the birthday, Combat Arms is giving away exclusive permanent items for soldiers who log in during the celebratory period, which runs Friday July 9 to Sunday July 11.

Nexon also uncovered some incredible data from the ongoing virtual war zones.

    <*>More than 8.6 billion soldiers killed in action. <*>More than 1.7 billion of those casualties were caused by headshots <*>More than 99 million Nutshots have been inflicted since it was added to the title in April 2009 <*>More than 1.7 billion terrorists have been eliminated on the Desert Thunder map of Fireteam mode <*>More than 55 million flags have been captured <*>More than 350,000 clans have been created <*>More than 336 million Gear Points earned in-game on a daily basis <*>More than 8.8 billion EXP earned in-game on a daily basis

Combat Arms remains a leader in multiplayer online FPS action with a steady diet of content updates. In the past year, soldiers have hoofed across 10 new maps, played six new game modes, faced six new characters, fired more than 100 new weapons and used over 20 new pieces of gear. The game has also added major upgrades to the Clan functionality, a new user interface, frequent updates to maintain game balance as well as the new Rec Rules server and the option to purchase permanent weapons.

To commemorate the many milestones, Nexon America is not only giving away free gear over the anniversary weekend but also offering a 2X Bonus EXP/GP Weekend, as well as many Facebook Trivia Contests and giveaways for players.

To take part in the giveaways and contests, players can always enlist at Facebook. To see more of the action on the battlefields, head to YouTube.


Games PressGames Press is the leading online resource for games journalists. Used daily by magazines, newspapers, TV, radio, online media and retailers worldwide, it offers a vast, constantly updated archive of press releases and assets, and is the simplest and most cost-effective way for PR professionals to reach the widest possible audience. Registration for the site and the Games Press email digest is available, to the trade only, at www.gamespress.com.