Nexon has released ‘Awakening’ the latest content update to arrive to the fun new chibi MMORPG MapleStory 2. The update features a new set of Job Skills for all players to master, the new Striker class, new Dungeons and Chaos Raids, and an increase in the Level Cap to 70.
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MapleStory 2 Patches Large Content Update With Soul Binder Class, Sky Fortress Area, A New PvP Mode & More Instruments
MapleStory 2 has patched in a new content update that brings a new class, area, and PvP activities! The new area, called Sky Fortress will offer new Daily, Weekly & Field Missions that grant tokens for purchasing Item Attribute Re-rollers, Costume packs, and more.
The new class named Soul Binder is a powerful caster class that uses deep, spiritual magic. Nexon has given all players an additional Free Character Slot so that everyone can try the new class.
Players can now partake in 1vs1PvP combat when they reach level 50! Maplers can queue up for a match and fight against other adorable players in a ‘best of three’ battle.
The launch of the chibi-styled 3D MMORPG, MapleStory 2 was just over one week ago and Nexon can already claim a total of over one million registered accounts for the game since its head-start phase.
In celebration of hitting the milestone, a week-long Double Dungeon Drop event has been activated that will give two loot rolls whenever a dungeon is completed. Those who have reached the current level cup are also set to receive Style Crates and Red Merets just for logging in.
MapleStory 2 is set to launch on October 10th and Nexon has announced the new content that players can look forward to when servers finally reopen. A new melee class that uses weapon runes called the Runeblade will join the lineup of playable characters. New zones including the resort island called Karkar Island will open up.
During today’s MapleStory 2 premiere event at NOVO Lounge, Los Angeles, California, Nexon officially announced that the global version of MapleStory 2 will launch on October 10th. Launch day will come with an increased level cap, new classes, new dungeons and new events.
While some of those who attended the premiere event were given the chance to play the game, the rest of the world will have to wait for seven more weeks. In the mean time, fans can participate in the Mushking Royale Pre-Season that will run from August 22nd through October 1st. This lets players pre-create characters and reserve their names.
Nexon has announced that the second Closed Beta of the English version of MapleStory 2 will begin on July 18th and run through the end of July. Invitations will be sent out on Monday, July 9th and Monday, July 16th. Those who are not selected can take their chances with giveaways of additional beta keys on MapleStory 2’s Twitter.
New dungeons, more quests and the Meret Market systems will be added for players to test. A limited number of Founder’s Packs will be sold by Nexon when Closed Beta 2 begins which will come with Closed Beta 2 access.
Nexon has announced that MapleStory 2 will launch its second closed beta in July. An exact date will be shared in the coming weeks. The North American server will be split into two: one in the West Coast and one in the East Coast. A new Oceania server will be added for better gameplay experience in that region.
CBT2 will have loads of new challenging content for players to beat which includes new dungeons with ramped up difficulties. 4-player parties will be able to take on much more challenging Hard Adventure dungeons. Take on the massive Balrog in the new dungeon called Temple of Immortals. Defeating him will grant players with Epic Equipment that are needed to move further into the chain of progressively harder dungeons.
Nexon has announced that the next play session for MapleStory 2 will be another closed beta. The second closed beta will focus on stress testing Nexon’s servers so they are planning to double the number of accepted testers in comparison to the first closed beta. The first closed beta session lasted for one week from May 9th to May 16th. Nexon has yet to reveal when the second closed beta will begin or how long it will last.
A new Producers’ Blog series that will discuss hot topics, new content and a release plan will begin next week.