July 10, 2013 – WEBZEN Inc., a global leader in next-generation free-to-play games, announces that the SEASON 8 PART 2 UPDATE (8.2) for the full 3D MMORPG, MU ONLINE, is now available . This long-awaited update includes the new card game MU ROOMY, new accessories, and other exciting new features that will take gameplay to the next level for fans of the classic fantasy RPG.
“We have prepared the 8.2 update to enhance the gaming experience for those who have played MU ONLINE for a long time,” said JIHUN LEE, Head of Global Publishing at WEBZEN. “Beginning with our new card game MU ROOMY, we will continue to update various contents including a new PvP system.”
New Card Game Event
Citizens of MU are invited to join the exciting new card game event, MU ROOMY. To participate, players need to collect the cards through monster-hunting and create a special set of 3 cards. Winners will be rewarded with an assortment of prizes, including excellent-grade items and in-game currency.
The SEASON 8.2 UPDATE also includes all-new accessories, which may contain a special defensive option for PvP play. Accessories will include both normal and excellent-grade items.
Players are now able to look up items available in each user’s private store by using “Search Private Store” function. The game’s User Interface (UI) has also been re-designed to optimize players’ party playing.
To celebrate the launch of MU ONLINE’s SEASON 8.2 UPDATE, WEBZEN will host a series of promotions from July 10 – 31. Events include a free item giveaway and the MU ROOMY ranking event. Details can be found on the game’s official website ( http://muonline.webzen.com).
About MU ONLINE
Produced by WEBZEN Inc., MU ONLINE is a full-3D MMORPG and one of the leading online games developed in Korea. MU is a highly involved fantasy RPG based on the legendary continent of MU, where players can choose from seven unique classes – Dark Knight, Fairy Elf, Dark Wizard, Summoner, Rage Fighter, Magic Gladiator or Dark Lord. MU ONLINE is a pioneer of 3D MMORPGs and established the basic framework which many online games continue to utilize today.
About WEBZEN Inc.
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), Arctic Combat (aka BATTERY), 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 gPotato portals which have over 23 million registered users. WEBZEN is currently working on the upcoming release of the MMORPG Archlord 2, MU 2, the mobile game MU The Genesis and many other games under development. Further information on WEBZEN and its games can be found at WEBZEN.com .