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Arknights celebrates 2.5 Anniversary with New Side Story “Invitation to Wine”

'2 and a half-th' anniversary invites us to wine-tasting in new side story and content update.
[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Game Developer and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource Games Press]

July 29, 2022 - Shanghai, China - The strategic mobile RPG Arknights celebrates its 2.5 anniversary with the new side story event “Invitation to Wine”. In the latest storyline, Lee was told to bring a cup to Shangshu city in Yan, and happens to randomly meet Kroos and Mr.Nothing. This update brings 4 new operators, log-in rewards, new series outfits, and a themed furniture set.
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About Invitation to Wine
The “Invitation to Wine” event runs from July 29th, 2022, 10:00 to August 12th, 2022, 3:59 (UTC-7). This episode follows the plot of the “Who Is Real” side story. Kroos goes to Shangshu city with Mr. Nothing. At the same time, Lee, who was entrusted by an old friend to deliver a cup, also goes there. After meeting in Shangshu city, what adventures will they encounter? The story happening in Yan territory has just begun.
Watch the event’s Teaser
Watch the event’s Official Trailer
Watch the event’s Animation PV

2.5 Anniversary Celebration & Event Rewards
During the event, Doctors can jump into the game to access a free 10-roll headhunting permit and 14 free daily login pulls. Additionally, after daily logins, Doctors can get two trials for Lungmen Lucky Strips to obtain Orundum as rewards. Players can sign in for 15 days to earn event-exclusive furniture pieces and Indigo’s new outfit “Serene Day”.
In addition, by clearing event stages and redeeming from the event shop, Doctors can obtain a set of rewards including 5-star operator “Kroos the Keen Glint’s Tokens”, “Shan-Ch’eng Teahouse” Furniture Pieces, Headhunting Permits, elite materials, etc.
New Operators
Ling - 6 Star Supporter
Ling can use Summons in battles. Summons’ effect changes based on her 3 different skills. When Ling carries the third skill, her Summons can be deployed on melee tiles. If there are other Summons within their Attack Range, 2 Summons can combine into a Higher form.
Lee -  6 Star Specialist
As a Merchant, Lee consumes 3 Deployment Points every 3 seconds while he is deployed. His third skill allows him to push away all enemies within the Attack Range every time he attacks.
Blacknight - 5 Star Vanguard
Blacknight can summon a Slumberfoot to assist in combat from a Tactical Point. By activating her second skill, all ground enemies around the Tactical Point are put to Sleep for a few seconds.
Kroos the Keen Glint - 5 Star Sniper
Kroos the Keen Glint is an event bonus operator. As a Fastshot, she attacks aerial enemies first. Her second skill can reduce her Attack Interval and make her attack hit 2 times in a row.

New Arrivals in the Store
The new 0011 Collection for Mr. Nothing, FEater, and Dusk has arrived. At the same time, outfits from the same Collection for Aak, Hung, and Nian will be available again at the store. Furthermore, 3 re-edition outfits from the Icefield Messenger Collection are back in the store. A brand new set of themed furniture, “Shan-Ch’eng Teahouse” will be available as well. Be sure to check them out!

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About Yostar Games
Founded in 2014 and publisher of Azur Lane and Arknights, Yostar Games specializes in game development, global distribution, investment, and video game IP management. Situated in Tokyo and Shanghai, Yostar Games has rapidly become the top publisher and developer of the anime genre in China and is striving to become a global leader in the gaming industry.

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