Maplestory M Extends Maximum Level Cap, Adds Dungeon Boss and More in Massive Update

Hit mobile version of legacy side-scrolling adventure game receives level extension, dungeon, new area and more on iOS and Android

Maple World veterans and new recruits alike can further elevate the unique powers of their avatars in the latest content update for MapleStory M, the blockbuster side-scrolling mobile game from NEXON Korea Corporation, subsidiary of NEXON Co., Ltd. ("Nexon") (3659.TO), a worldwide leader in free-to-play online and mobile games. New and free adventures await brave Maplers beginning today on the App Store and Google Play.

Until recently, skilled MapleStory M players were able to unlock the maximum character rank of 200. Beginning today, all playable character maximums have been elevated to Level 220. This impressive feat brings with it an all-new achievement and enchanted new area for players to explore and conquer.

In addition to the upgraded maximum level, a handful of new details arrive today, including:
  • New Area Added – Players are now welcome to experience two all-new hunting fields, the Elin Forest and the Dead Mine
  • New Boss Dungeon – The second dungeon boss in the Root Abyss Expedition is revealed to be Pierre, who unleashes unique attacked based upon his Red or Blue Pierre modes. Players who complete the expedition will receive a special reward which grants additional equipment power and unlocks Root Abyss currency, allowing for the purchase of exclusive equipment and buff items
  • Character Rebalances – Several characters and classes including Shadower, Night Lord, Buccaneer, Corsair, Thunder Breaker, Arch Mage (Ice/Lightning) Arch Mage (Fire/Poison), Blaze Wizard and Phantom receive additional skill balances.

Several festive events have also been added as part of today's content update, including:
  • Lotus Leave Collection Event – From now until Thursday, July 2 (Korea Standard Time), players can scavenge for special lotus leaves during monster hunts to cash in on epic rewards, including Experience and a Special Cody item
  • Surprise M Attendance Sheet Event – Beginning Thursday, July 9 until Tuesday, July 28, players will earn Experience, level up equipment and earn a Cody item for how many days they log in
  • Mini "Rock, Paper, Scissors" Event – From Thursday, July 16 to Wednesday, July 29, players that play the game three times per day can reap rewards that can help them collect experience points, level up equipment and receive a special Cody item.

About MapleStory M

MapleStory M, launched globally on July 25, 2018, brings the nostalgic world of side-scrolling MMORPG MapleStory to mobile, offering the same endless amount of customization, immersive storylines and epic boss raids that fans have come to expect from the epic franchise. MapleStory M quickly reached 5 million downloads within two-weeks after launch.

About NEXON Co. Ltd.
NEXON Co., Ltd. ("Nexon") (3659.TO) is a worldwide leader in free-to-play online and mobile games. Founded in Korea in 1994, Nexon developed one of the world's first graphics-based massively multiplayer online games. Nexon also pioneered the concept of microtransactions and the free-to-play business model, setting a new standard in which play is free, and users have the option to purchase in-game items to enhance their experience. Nexon currently services nearly 100 titles in more than 190 countries. The Company is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan and its shares are listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

SEOUL – June 25, 2020

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