Combat Arms Europe
Free-to-play online FPS enters closed beta on October 28th; keys available from Eurogamer and onlinewelten.de.
[October 20, 2008 – Seoul] Nexon Europe Limited, the Europe division of the world’s leading online game company Nexon Group, announced today the closed-beta schedule for its free-to-play, online first person shooter “Combat Arms Europe”.
Starting from October 28, a selected group of players will have the chance to fire away for two consecutive weeks in the European version of the anticipated shooter game, which has already created a huge sensation among FPS fans in the North American region since its local launch in May.
The distribution of the first set of beta keys for the upcoming closed beta will run exclusively through www.eurogamer.net and www.onlinewelten.com, giving away 10,000 beta keys respectively beginning on October 24, at 13:00 (GMT+1).
The closed beta runs for a limited time with a limited amount of testing accounts only, and interested players are encouraged to sign up as soon as the beta key distribution goes live on October 24th.
Stay tuned and check out the official teaser site for more details at http://combatarms.nexoneu.com
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.
Established in 1994, Nexon developed the first graphic MMORPG, called The Kingdom of the Winds, and ever since, with its diverse and well-received titles, Nexon has quickly become one of Korea’s leading publishers of online content. NEXON has an extensive catalog of games to reach players of all ages, interests and regions of the world, and promises to bring them the most enjoyable online excitement ever experienced.
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.
Now, Nexon Europe is preparing to launch its second title for the European audience, the First-Person-Shooter “Combat Arms”, in Q4 2008 / Q1 2009.