WEBZEN Launches Epic 4-Player Co-Op Mode for ARCTIC COMBAT

April 9, 2013WEBZEN Inc., a global leader in next-generation free-to-play games, announces an epic new update for the first-person shooter, ARCTIC COMBAT. Beginning Thursday, April 18, 2013, players will be able to participate in a thrilling new 4-player co-op mode.

This exciting new mode marks the first major content update for ARCTIC COMBAT since its official launch in December 2012. The 4-player co-op mode will feature various levels of difficulty, all resulting in an assortment of rewards. The new feature will allow gamers from all different backgrounds, including more casual FPS-type players, to enjoy the game. The new update for ARCTIC COMBAT will also feature new weapons and maps, plus a challenging, upgraded Artificial Intelligence (AI) system.

For an exclusive look at the new update for ARCTIC COMBAT, check out the trailer ( http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e0ccqHI_Zsc).

Set amidst the chaos of World War III, ARCTIC COMBAT is a multiplayer online first-person shooter (MOFPS) featuring realistic gameplay experience and a tactical skill development system. The game revolves around the story of a national conflict between two groups; the Allied Forces (AF), led by the United States, and the Red Star Alliance (RSA), led by Russia. What begins as a dispute over natural resources in the arctic territory leads to a violent clash between the AF and RSA, dividing the world into two opposing forces and signaling the beginning of World War III.

To celebrate the long-awaited launch of the game’s new update, WEBZEN will host a series of gaming gear and prize giveaway events for ARCTIC COMBAT. For more information, stay tuned to the game’s official Web site http://ac.webzen.com & Facebook page ( Facebook.com/ArcticCombat).

About WEBZEN Inc.

Founded and established in Seoul in 2000, WEBZEN Inc. (KOSDAQ) is one of the leading companies in the MMOG market and has developed one of the world’s top online games and client/server technologies.

WEBZEN is continuing the tradition of MU Online, which boasts more than 56 million registered users with Soul of the Ultimate Nation: World Edition, Reign of Revolution (R2), Archlord, Arctic Combat (aka BATTERY), C9, the ‘Metin’ series and an array of exciting game titles slated for release in the global game market.

WEBZEN has recently acquired Gala-Net, Inc. one of the leading publishers of free-to-play online games and operator of the gPotato portals, which have over 23 million registered users in order to expand its service to Europe, North and South America and other countries.

WEBZEN is currently working to release multiple titles, including MU 2 and Archlord 2, which are currently in development. Further information on WEBZEN and its games can be found at www.webzen.com.

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