January 15, 2014 (San Jose, Calif.) – WEBZEN, a global leader in next-generation free-to-play games, announces the FOURTH EXPANSION for the dungeon-based MMORPG, CONTINENT OF THE NINTH SEAL (C9), with the release of RAKHDAN’S COUNTERATTACK.
Starting January 15, 2014 (Global Server Time), the Guardian’s Tower will increase 20 levels up to the 40 th floor. Players will have a chance to battle new monsters who invading the newly-updated floors within the Guardian’s Tower in Raebin , the Sixth Continent of Glenheim.
Among the new monsters appearing on 20 th to 40 th floor of the Guardian’s Tower will be the boss monsters originating from the First to Fifth Continents, such as Ixion from the Fourth Continent, Orc Kayl from the Third Continent, and more. Moreover, there will be new quests available for each newly added floor.
The evil Nefer and his army have invaded the Guardian’s Tower in Raebin to find Tertis’ Heart, a special power protected by the water dragon, Artesia. To save Glenheim from destruction, C9 players must battle their way through each level of the tower, while fighting off Nefer’s powerful forces.
Last month, C9 released a new character, the MYSTIC – wielding a deadly hammer and powerful magical attacks. The MYSTIC also possesses a Gust Wind attack, which allows her to swing her hammer violently at her opponents, while remaining completely still. Most of the character’s offensive attacks are airborne, which allows players to focus on skill combination, instead of worrying about which enemies to target.
ABOUT CONTINENT OF THE NINTH SEAL
CONTINENT OF THE NINTH SEAL (C9) takes players to the fantasy world of Glenheim, in which they fight against evil forces and gigantic monsters. Utilizing extremely powerful melee, ranged and magical skills, players will fight swarms of evil, demonic forces using FPS style controls in a huge, dungeon-based 3D world. Information on C9 can be found at http://c9.webzen.com/ and on the gPotato portals ( http://c9.gPotato.com and http://c9.gpotato.eu).
Founded in Seoul, South Korea, in 2000, WEBZEN Inc. (KOSDAQ) is a leading global developer & publisher of online/mobile games. WEBZEN is continuing its tradition of pioneering the full 3D MMORPG MU Online with Archlord, Continent of the Ninth Seal (C9), the Metin series and an array of exciting game titles slated for release in the global game market.
WEBZEN has expanded its service to Europe, North and South America and other countries by operating the gPotato portals which have over 25 million registered users. WEBZEN is currently working on the upcoming release of the MMORPG ARCHLORD II, MU 2 and the mobile game MU THE GENESIS, as well as other games under development. Further information on WEBZEN and its games can be found at WEBZEN.com, gPotato.com and gPotato.eu.