Mabinogi’s closed beta for Europe opens and exclusive Fan Club Event is launched!

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NEXON Europe has announced the launch of the closed beta test for Mabinogi. This free-to-play fantasy life MMORPG is scheduled for release in early 2010, and now European players can begin to experience this title for the first time ever.

The arrival of the closed beta test reveals the first chapter of an ultimate fantasy story in the form of the First Generation. Opening with the storyline‘The Advent of Morrighan’, players are invited to take part in the first story of the mainstream by responding to a message from the endangered goddess, Morrighan. By reacting to this call you can begin your adventure of discovery in your Mabinogi world.

From today, hard-core Mabinogi fans can take part in the Mabinogi Fan Club Event. Running for three weeks this event will allow Mabinogi enthusiasts to offer feedback on system-related bugs found in the game, and the most active and sincere members will be acknowledged with a limited edition membership to the Mabinogi Fantasy Life Club.

Ten selected players will become eligible to win an exclusive three month membership to the Fantasy Life Club, which will offer more than twenty essential game services including; item bag service, double bank inventory and bonus experience points from combats. The elite membership will become redeemable on the official launch of the game, in early 2010.

There will also be a Grand Finale Event where players can experience afire-work night with a bang on 30th December. As a celebration for the four week beta test closed beta testers can purchase fireworks and light them next to the virtual campfire with other players revealing a special message that will light up the sky.

With a number of exciting events on offer this month, Mabinogi fans and those new to the game can begin to learn more about this‘ultimate MMORPG’ and experience a whole world of fun in their new fantasy life!

To find out more about claiming a beta key and to take part in the events visit http://mabinogi.nexoneu.com now!

To receive updates and exclusive offers you can become a fan on Facebook

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Mabinogi-EU/174962882209 or follow the Mabinogi Europe Twitter www.twitter.com/mabinogi_eu

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For more information please contact: Ashley Clouder, Kelly Moor or Maleena Pone 02380 828575

Mabinogi closed beta website URL: http://mabinogi.nexoneu.com

Mabinogi Europe teaser trailer:

- http://download.nexoneu.com/PR/mabinogi/MabiEU_Teaser_480_360.wmv

- http://download.nexoneu.com/PR/mabinogi/MabiEU_Teaser_320_240.flv

- http://download.nexoneu.com/PR/mabinogi/MabiEU_Teaser_320_240.mov

- http://download.nexoneu.com/PR/mabinogi/MabiEU_Teaser_320_240.wmv

- http://download.nexoneu.com/PR/mabinogi/MabiEU_Teaser_480_360.flv

- http://download.nexoneu.com/PR/mabinogi/MabiEU_Teaser_480_360.mov

YouTube:

http://www.youtube.com/MabinogiEU#p/u/2/qh7N1u66uY8

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Mabinogi Europe trailer # 2:

- http://download.nexoneu.com/PR/mabinogi/MabiEU_Adv_teaser_320_240.flv

- http://download.nexoneu.com/PR/mabinogi/MabiEU_Adv_teaser_320_240.mov

- http://download.nexoneu.com/PR/mabinogi/MabiEU_Adv_teaser_320_240.wmv

- http://download.nexoneu.com/PR/mabinogi/MabiEU_Adv_teaser_480_360.flv

- http://download.nexoneu.com/PR/mabinogi/MabiEU_Adv_teaser_480_360.mov

- http://download.nexoneu.com/PR/mabinogi/MabiEU_Adv_teaser_480_360.wmv

YouTube:

http://www.youtube.com/MabinogiEU#p/u/1/tyaWVIn3trM

YouTube embed code:

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About Mabinogi

Mabinogi’s traditional mouse and keyboard functions unite with its distinctive combat, and anthology of game-play styles, that should excite the most hardcore gamers. Players will also quickly discover Mabinogi requires more finesse and strategy during combat than just pushing a few buttons and haphazardly attacking everything in sight. The unique fighting system adds another degree of complexity to the game. Characters develop skills in three categories - Life, Combat and Magic - so users can not only gain experience by fighting a giant spider but also by cooking dinner and learning a new spell. Players acquire Ability Points as they gain experience in the game to help show progression. This gives players more freedom to play Mabinogi however they choose.

About 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 and the successful First-Person-Shooter“Combat Arms” in January 2009.

With the upcoming launch of the anticipated 3D Fantasy MMORPG“Mabinogi”, NEXON Europe has aggravated the position of a promising publisher in Europe. For more information on NEXON Europe and its games, please visit the official website at www.nexoneu.com and our blog http://blog.nexoneu.com .


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