Combat Arms Europe
Free-to-play FPS now boasts two million players, with events and updates to celebrate.
2nd September 2010 - For immediate release
Nexon Europe is thrilled to announce that it has surpassed two million players in its popular free-to-play FPS, Combat Arms. This two million milestone marks the ongoing success of the game in the European gaming market, and to celebrate there will be a number of exciting events taking place throughout September, offering soldiers the chance to receive some great rewards, as well as embarking on a new mission in its new map, ‘Dredge’.
After reaching over two million players in just eight months from hitting one million, Combat Arms is locked and loaded for the next four weeks to celebrate this great achievement with the ‘Autumn of 2,000,000 Soldiers’ event. Soldiers will be able to receive rewards from extra EXP/GP to new gears including HiSec keys, supply crate MYST-G and even a special Guillotine blade. There are lots of chances for players to get involved with this big event including a special daily log in reward and 100% bonus EXP and GP on all servers throughout the weekends.
Also, soldiers will be able to participate in ‘Gift one, Get one’ where drop rate of the HiSec Cases will be increased on all servers. Moreover, any soldier who decides to gift a black HiSec key to their comrades will receive the same number back from central command. And if this wasn’t enough, Combat Arms is also holding a 20 days login bonus for any soldier that logs in to the game at least 20 days within September. Every candidate will receive ten EXP and GP bonus passes, and will also be in with a chance of winning a 30 day ‘Super Elite Moderator’ bonus or a have 90 day use of a Guillotine blade.
Combat Arms is also continuing with its monthly updates, and is bringing a brand new map to the game this September. Operation ‘Dredge’ will need soldiers to infiltrate the terrorist’s plans of their elaborate system of bombs throughout the city’s sewer system, and execute a mission to stop the terrorists from creating mass destruction. However, it will take more than raining bullets to stop them; it will take some serious guts!
Along with this exciting new map, users will be able to get their hands on some very valuable weapons on the Black Market, with the new GP and NX items that Nexon Europe is bringing to the game.
Also, new features to the game have been added within the update including a new video recording feature, as well as a YouTube uploading feature. This will allow users to not only create their own game play videos a lot easier, but will also enable them to share with a wider community. And as an incentive for soldiers to try this out, a second ‘Capture the Video’ contest is taking place, where soldiers need to create a video of their game play relating to the ‘Fire Team’ mode and upload it to YouTube. It’s up to the players with what they choose to upload, so could be an excellent display of team play on 'Desert Thunder' or a one man show on 'Cabin Fever'!
Combat Arms is 100% free to play, there are no monthly subscription fees and no “locked” premium areas.
To find out more about the game, the Autumn of 2,000,000 soldiers celebrations or any of the new features included in the update, visit http://combatarms.nexoneu.com or become a Facebook fan here http://www.facebook.com/combatarmseurope
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About Combat Arms
Combat Arms is a fast-paced, multiplayer shooter, designed for non-stop action on the grounds of various battlefields where players are recruited to get engaged with their enemies in multiple game modes. While integrating the traditional attributes of the FPS genre, Combat Arms advances further by evolving striking features such as character customization as well as weapon modification system, enabling the players to adjust their weapons with attachments such as scopes, silencers and extended magazines. Additional eye-catching feature is the unique backpack system, which allows players to combine a set of multiple weapons from the extensive armory for a more sophisticated combat experience on the battlefield.
Combat Arms is easy to adapt for newcomers with handy control while providing deep gameplay mechanics to veteran gamers. In-game currencies and experience points are rewarded based on the number of victories and kills made, and when accumulated, it will help the players to rank up and to mount with new weapons and equipments, while having access to their actual performance stat anytime during the gameplay. Moreover, the extensive community features within the game actively support the clan system, where players can easily recruit, manage, and communicate with their clan members.
About NEXON Europe
Established in March 2007, NEXON Europe is the European publishing arm of NEXON and has brought the worldwide hit casual MMORPG “MapleStory” to Europe in May 2007 and the successful First-Person-Shooter “Combat Arms” in January 2009.
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