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MapleStory M November Update Features Multiple Dungeon Events, Character Rebalancing, and Pre-Registration for Pathfinder Class

Latest Update Also Includes Balance Tuning for Force Fields and Root Abyss
[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Game Developer and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource Games Press]

LOS ANGELES – Nov. 19, 2021 – Hot on the heels on MapleStory Fest 2021 at Home, free-to-play mobile MMORPG MapleStory M’s latest update is opening pre-registration for the new Pathfinder class, arriving next month, alongside multiple dungeon-focused events, and rebalancing a number of characters and areas.

Starting today, mobile Maplers can pre-make their Pathfinder character in advance of the new class’s release this December. Once a Mapler has made their Pathfinder, they will receive rewards each week leading up to launch, for a total of four weeks of rewards for those who register quickly! Pathfinder is a nomad under a deadly curse, using her ancient bow and the shadowy power of the relic to unleash devastating attacks.

This update also features substantial rebalancing for a number of characters, as well as selected force fields and the Root Abyss Expedition. Rebalanced classes include Battle Mage, Night Lord, Luminous, Bow Master, Dark Knight, Wind Archer, Paladin, and Bishop. Selected Star Force Fields and Arcane Force Fields now have a higher EXP, while the Root Abyss expedition now has a longer timer on normal difficulty and lower boss HP on normal and hard, alongside an additional rewards box after a specific clear count.

In addition to the Pathfinder pre-registration event, mobile Maplers can look forward to various events occurring throughout the month:

  • Level-Up High! EXP Dungeon Event - From November 18 through December 3, Maplers can receive massive amounts of EXP by entering the event dungeon and hunting monsters. This EXP bonus can be transferred to any character within your account!

  • Maple Museum Season 3 - From November 18 through December 9, the Museum Event returns for Season 3! During this event, Maplers will receive fossil item drops from dungeons, which can be turned in for various rewards by completing each of six different fossil masterpieces.

  • I&B Burning Challenge Event- After the November 18 update through December 15, each character will receive either an Icy Agent or Hot Agent title depending on the status of the character. Brand new characters created after the update and accounts that have not logged in for a certain period of time will be Icy Agents, while accounts that've been active will be Hot Agents. Each title will gain additional party EXP buffs between 5%~20% depending on the requirement. Characters will also receive daily rewards boxes according to their title.

To learn more about MapleStory M, visit the App Store or Google Play Store page and follow @PlayMapleM on Twitter for the latest updates. 

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About MapleStory M

MapleStory M, launched globally on July 24, 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 legendary franchise. MapleStory M quickly reached 10 million downloads within 100 days after global launch and recently celebrated its 3-year anniversary with 16 million global downloads. 

About Nexon America Inc.

Founded in 2005, Nexon America Inc. delivers outstanding free-to-play online game expertise and live game support, taking the strengths of NEXON Co., Ltd. (“Nexon”) and applying them for uniquely western audiences. Nexon America has consistently sustained iconic franchises such as MapleStory and Mabinogi for more than a decade, which have gone on to break records and captivate players. With new projects on the horizon, Nexon America maintains the pioneering and innovative spirit of its parent company, employing its player-first approach, while designing the best possible gameplay experiences for the western market.

Media Contact Information

Brian Klotz

Nexon America

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