The Battlegrounds of 'Arctic Combat' are Calling to Arms
WEBZEN Inc., the Next Generation of Free-to-Play Online Games, announced the
start of the first closed beta test, 'Task Force 613', for the modern military
FPS game 'ARCTIC COMBAT'.
From June 13th (Pacific Daylight Time), the first beta test, Task Force 613,
will start and the new synopsis trailer will be revealed on the official 'ARCTIC
COMBAT' website at http://ac.webzen.com.
Participants who have been selected in the beta pre-signup, that ended last June
6th, will be able to enjoy the game until June 24th (PDT).
During the first beta test, the selected players will be able to experience the
realistic warzone effects and battles based on team/clan strategic gameplay
involving tactical perks, weapons, and equipment. The game engine is optimized
for the full spectrum of PCs, without compromising graphical quality allowing a
wide range of players to enjoy the game. In this first beta test, 4 playable
maps and 5 game modes will be available.
The new synopsis trailer that is revealed illustrates the starting point of
World War III. While the depletion of natural resources affects the economy
worldwide nations focus on the resources beneath the Arctic Ocean. The dispute
over these resources leads to the movement of US and Russian forces towards the
Arctic region. As the second of the synopsis series, WEBZEN plans to reveal more
in the future.
Jihun Lee, Head of Global Publishing, said, "Both skilled and new FPS players
will be able to enjoy and experience the intense battlegrounds of Arctic
Combat." Also he said, "We hope many players will participate in the first beta
test and give us feedback to help improve the game."
Meanwhile, WEBZEN held an event during E3 2012 giving away special beta key to
participants and visitors. Also, the new synopsis trailer was revealed receiving
positive response from the viewers.
WEBZEN's First Military & Skill based FPS Game, developed since 2007. Based on a
theoretical World War III, caused by the dispute over natural resources, ARCTIC
COMBAT presents high-quality battleground experiences with realistic cinematic
sounds. It has become one of the most anticipated FPS games in South Korea for
its skill-based combats, tactical perk development system, and high-tech modern
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 Continent of the
Ninth Seal (C9). Further information on 'WEBZEN.com' and its games can be found