Webzen Inc., the Next Generation of
Free-to-Play Online Games, announced the expansion update, 'EX 700', for the
MMORPG 'MU Online'.
On May 31st, WEBZEN will reveal the MU Online expansion update, 'EX’ 700', which
contains new contents including new maps, items and the guild war system. Last
week during the User Beta Test, participants had given many positive responses
increasing the anticipation for other users.
In the new expansion, the 200 Master levels are increased to 300. Therefore, the
existing master skills will be initialized with this renewal. Also, the new map
'Archeron', will be revealed for the first time along with the guild war system,
'Arca War'. Additionally, the Elemental System with the five elements, 'Water,
Fire, Wind, Earth and Darkness', will be added. When elemental items are
equipped, opposite elements will be affected in both PVP and PVE.
With the update, a new server, 'Yggdrasil', will be open for service. In the new
server, the global PVP tournament will be held with prizes worth $15,000 (USD)
in cash items while registration for the tournament will start from June 7th
through the official MU Online website at
Jihun Lee, Head of Global Publishing, said, "This expansion update is one of the
largest updates throughout MU Online's history with new contents that include
the 'Arca War'." Also, he said, "One of our main points of this update is to
fulfill the user's need which is possible with the wide experience accumulated
over a decade of servicing MU Online."
Meanwhile, for the opening event of 'EX700', free cash items and unique items
will be given away to new members along with a 200% EXP boost event for all
More information about the MMORPG 'MU Online' can be found on the official
Facebook page at
http://www.facebook.com/MUWEBZEN and website at
About WEBZEN Inc.
Founded and headquartered in Seoul in 2000, WEBZEN Inc. completed the merger
with NHN Games in July 2010, and recently acquired YMIR Entertainment. WEBZEN
has become a leader 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, and ARCHLORD.
They are currently working to release more new games such as ARCHLORD 2, which
is under development. Further information on 'WEBZEN.com' and its games can be
found at http://www.webzen.com.