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Eternal Return Season 7: Neon Aftershock Drops September 1

Begin unlocking new content on August 18, in preparation for the explosive new season
[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Game Developer and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource Games Press]

Amsterdam — The Netherlands | August 18, 2022: Kakao Games and Nimble Neuron are delighted to announce Season 7 of Eternal Return will be launching on September 1, with players able to begin unlocking content from August 18.

Season 7 - also known as Neon Aftershock - will come with a new Season Pass. The rewards include new exclusive skins, in-game items, and many more rewards. Additionally, a Season 7 pack will also be available, which comes bundled with the Season Pass, 4 new characters and 12 skins, emote, tombstone and an exclusive Pass skin. The pack will be available with a 70% discount until the new season launches on September 1.

Neon Aftershock will introduce a new escape mechanic, which will only be available in Ranked matches. To add some diversity to battles, players have the opportunity to escape! By discovering an exclusive item when looting slain animals or air supplies, players can create a Rootkit that will help them access the escape area.
Depending on how many people you play with, the way escaping works operates differently. For solo players, up to two players can attempt to escape, but may duel one last time before leaving the island, or come to a mutual decision to escape together. If playing as a team, every team may move into the escape area. However, only one team is allowed to escape the island safely. 

Along with the exciting new mechanics, an array of additional changes will also be coming in Season 7. The in-game stat Skill Amplification will now calculate damage stats in a more intuitive and simpler way. Players can also find 7 new one Augments added to the game to customize their loadout in new ways.

Finally, improvements have been made to players’ Saved Plans, along with the added ability of the map providing guidance on where to go on Lumia Island in order to complete the player’s build.

Eternal Return is currently in Early Access and free to play on Steam and via the Microsoft Store.

About Eternal Return
On the deserted Lumia Island, the seedy organization known as AGLAIA is conducting secret experiments on human subjects in a bid to perfect a new race of extraordinary humans. Scour the island for materials to craft armor and weapons and be the last one standing in this thrilling, challenging multiplayer online survival arena.

About Kakao Games
Founded in 2016, Kakao Games is a leading publisher of online and mobile games, responsible for releasing titles including Pearl Abyss' Black Desert Online (serviced in North America and Europe until early 2021), KRAFTON’s PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (serviced in Korea), MMORPG Elyon, ArcheAge, Survival MOBA Eternal Return (service in North America, Europe and Oceania), Kong Studios' Guardian Tales (serviced in North America, Europe, Latin America and Oceania), and Moonlight Sculptor (serviced in North America and Europe).  

About Nimble Neuron
Founded in 2013, Nimble Neuron, mostly known for its PC Game Eternal Return. Nimble Neuron is made of passionate game players who have the common goal of creating high-quality games for the enjoyment of players all across the globe. To learn more, visit their website.

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