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FIRST STORY UPDATE OF THE YEAR ARRIVES FOR ANIME RPG BLUE ARCHIVE

New Event Story “ A Revolutionary Ivan Kupala” introduces new characters and raid content
[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Game Developer and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource Games Press]

SEOUL – Jan. 14, 2022 – All-new event story, “A Revolutionary Ivan Kupala” is now available for hit mobile anime RPG Blue Archive. The game’s first story update of the year features Cherino’s revolutionary journey to retrieve her leader position after a sudden coup during the Red Winter Federal Academy’s latest festival.

New characters from the Red Winter Federal Academy, Cherino and Nodoka, are introduced in this update bringing players unique EX Skills and capabilities. Cherino has Piercing Attribute and can attack enemies in a circular area, while Nodoka is able to increase the Accuracy of allies within a circular area.
 
Players can obtain event coins including Cherenka Chocolate, Mustache Crepes, and Red Mustache Medals from the event quests and exchange them with various items including Eligma, Secret Tech Sheet, Juri’s Eleph, and more in the event shop. Players can also purchase multiple items including Nodoka’s Eleph to recruit Nodoka by spending Cherino Matryoshkas.
 
By assigning specific characters to their Combat Unit, players will be able to obtain additional event coins. For instance, Cherino and Nodoka grant Cherino Matryoshka, while Izumi, Junko, and Fuuka award Cherenka Chocolate, and Haruna, Akari, and Juri give additional Mustache Crepes.
 
The raid content, Total Assault – Chesed (Field Warfare) will be open until Jan. 17, during which participants can earn Season Rewards based on their final ranking and also receive various character growth materials including Pyroxenes, Eligma, and Artifacts based on their accumulated score. In addition, to celebrate the new story update, all players will receive 1,200 Pyroxenes in the game.
 
Developed by NAT GAMES, Blue Archive follows a group of adventurous schoolgirls as they navigate romance, school clubs, academic events – and the occasional battle with rival schools. Players will take on the role of the students’ teacher and guide them as they investigate incidents throughout the city.
 
Blue Archive is available on Android and iOS devices in 237 countries and supports multiple languages including English, Korean, Thai and Chinese (traditional).
 
Players can find more information about “A Revolutionary Ivan Kupala” on the Official Website or in the official communities:
 
Ivan Kupala Festival PV Video Clip: https://youtu.be/MhFeGRS5P-Y
Cherino PV Clip: https://youtu.be/EuqGKzKDUf0
Ivan Kupala Theme OST: https://youtu.be/hskgnjHp4uI
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/EN.BlueArchive
Twitter: https://twitter.com/EN_BlueArchive
Discord: discord.gg/bluearchiveglobal
Forum: https://m.nexon.com/forum/551
 
About NEXON Co. Ltd.
Founded in 1994, NEXON Co., Ltd. (Nexon) (3659.TO) is a company engaged in the production, development and operation of online games and Virtual Worlds. First listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange in December 2011, Nexon was placed on JPX400 in 2015 and added to the Nikkei Stock Index 300 in 2017. In 2020, Nexon was added to the Nikkei 225. Nexon currently has more than 50 live games on multiple platforms including mobile and available in more than 190 countries. Major game franchises include MapleStory, KartRider and Dungeon&Fighter.
 
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Press Contacts for Nexon Co. Ltd.:
Tara Edwards/Monica Pontrelli
Wonacott Communications, LLC
[email protected]

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