Luxemburg, 25.August 2011 – Nexon’s triple phased Big Bang update for MapleStory, the 2D side-scrolling massively multiplayer online game, is now complete with the addition of the “Birth of the Mechanic” content. Maplers can now take the role of the valiant Mechanic character class, while joining the Resistance in their battle against the menacing Black Wings.
A new beginning
The three-part Big Bang update has completely renewed the MapleStory that players have come to know and love, introducing a slew of changes that offer players a completely remastered adventure. The previous Big Bang updates, which rolled out in August, introduced a visually richer Maple World, a simpler user interface, redesigned and rebalanced skills, an easier EXP curve, two new worlds, the Wild Hunter and Battle Mage classes and much more. With the third and final addition of the brand new Mechanic class, the Big Bang update is now complete.
Rise of the machines
The Mechanics are ordinary citizens of Edelstein who will answer the call to greatness. As a new member of the Pirate family, they carry the same weapons and equipment as a standard Pirate, but they ride powerful ME-07 mechs and are complete tech geniuses- they can even activate robot minions to defeat Black Wings.
Both new and experienced players will relish the Mechanic’s fast-paced combat, simultaneous attacking and healing capabilities, and with the ability to navigate more efficiently through maps. This all culminates in a new, exciting way to battle the Black Wings and explore the newly overhauled Maple World.
To find out more about the third chapter of MapleStory’s striking update, please visit the website: http://msimage.nexoneu.com/promotion/bigbang/index_en.html
Or the official Facebook profile: http://www.facebook.com/MapleStoryeurope.
A video of the new Mechanic class is available for download here: http://yousend.it/MechanicVid
And all MapleStory videos can be found on the official YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/NXEUMapleStory.
MapleStory is a free2play 2D Fantasy MMORPG first launched in South Korea in April 2003, allowing players to delve deep into an exciting online adventure to fight monsters, solve quests and join fellow gamers. Since then, MapleStory was able to delight nearly 100 million players worldwide by now; establishing NEXON’s fantastic journey through Maple World as one of the most successful online games. More than 2 million European players are contributing to this huge community since May 2007, when the European service started in English, German, Spanish, French and Dutch.
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 recent launch of 3D Fantasy MMORPG “Mabinogi”, NEXON Europe has achieved the position of a promising publisher in Europe. NEXON Europe was also able to acquire and now fully operates “Atlantica Online”, an innovative, tactical MMORPG in early 2011. For more information on NEXON Europe and its games, please visit the official website at www.nexoneu.com.