On the battle line: Combat Arms Europe Closed-Beta starts today, October 28

October 28, 2008– Seoul Nexon Europe Limited, the Europe division of the world’s leading online game company Nexon Group, announced today the official closed-beta of its free-to-play, online first person shooter“Combat Arms Europe”.

Starting today, October 28 at 1 pm (GMT+1), the closed-beta runs for two consecutive weeks across Europe, inviting a limited group of users to hit and feel the first gunfight of online-battle in this thrilling, fast-paced shooter.

Combat Arms emerges classic, qualitative multiplayer FPS game-play mechanics of Counter-Strike or Call of Duty with Combat Arms’ unique, advanced character- and weapon modification features, and its detailed graphical presentation as well as speedy game pace do not point to the fact that the game is completely free-to-download and free-to-play.

The distribution of the first set of beta-keys is already ongoing since October 24th through www.eurogamer.net and www.onlinewelten.com, but the quantity is limited and already running out of stock– so hurry up for immediate participation at the closed-beta, by signing up for a key at either one of the aforementioned sites and completing the client download process at 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 onthe 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 is preparing to launch its second title for the European audience, the First-Person-Shooter“Combat Arms”, in Q4 2008 / Q1 2009.


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