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DarkBind, a Dark Fantasy Mobile Action MMORPG with Rich Customization and Hardcore Combat, Will Launch Its First Closed Beta Test on April 7

The world needed another mobile MMO in these dark times.
[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Game Developer and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource Games Press]

Guangzhou, China, April 7th, 2022 - DarkBind is an Action MMORPG that features a thrilling combat system set in a dark, magical world. As NetEase Games' latest venture into the hardcore ACTMMO field, the game has been designed with overseas players in mind when it comes to themes, operations, character development, and PvP activities. The innovative combination of action and multiplayer elements, along with unique themes, high-quality art, and a magnificent mythological worldview, will provide players with a mobile gaming experience like never before. The game is still in development, with the first closed beta test to be rolled out in North America and Japan on April 7.


Customizable Skill Sets for Various Approaches

In DarkBind, players will engage in many battles as "The Returned One" to save the world. The game offers players a rich selection of weapon skills, featuring a variety of skill set combos that require different strategies to bring out their unique effects. As players get familiar with these skill sets, they can choose the best strategies for each boss and scenario, making for a fun and challenging game.


Realistic Graphics for the Ultimate Combat Experience

DarkBind uses next-generation technology to create an immersive world of dark magic and realistic combat. The game features a simple but intense combat system, with each skill displaying an animation when triggered. Thanks to the enhanced graphics, players can get in the thick of battle to experience their attack effects and how enemies respond, making for more thrilling and realistic fights overall.


Distinct Settings for Each Level

The game features multiple maps with different themes and distinct level settings. From the sands of Demon's Hill to the eerie Catacombs, the whole world awaits exploration. As the story unfolds, players will encounter a unique array of enemies each level, gaining a better understanding of their nemeses and the world after countless hard-fought battles.


Formidable Bosses to Challenge, If You Dare

In DarkBind, players will fight bosses that have their own grotesque looks and attack patterns. As they progress in the game, players can analyze bosses' skills and moves to choose the best strategy to win. Likewise, players can challenge higher difficulties to make new records and climb up in the rankings.


Diverse PvP Modes for Players of All Styles

In addition to the PvE system, DarkBind also offers a variety of PvP modes for players to prove themselves with their preferred weapons and skills. Those who claim to be hardcore players can also compete in PvP modes to see who will really make it out on top.


Note: The game is still in development. The beta version does not represent the final product's quality.


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About NetEase Games

NetEase Games is the online games division of NetEase, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTES and HKEX: 9999), developing and operating some of the most popular mobile and PC games in markets including China and Japan. As one of the world's largest incubators of quality online game content, NetEase Games is dedicated to supporting the growth of innovative studios around the globe and growing an international presence along the way. To complement its self-developed games and world-class R&D capabilities, NetEase Games also partners with other industry leaders including Blizzard Entertainment, Mojang AB (a Microsoft subsidiary) and other global game developers to operate some of the most popular international online games in China. For more information, please visit


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