MU Archangel adds new Scepter content in its latest update
WEBZEN announced that its mobile MMORPG, MU Archangel received the latest 1.11 update patch yesterday.
MU Archangel’s global version is currently available to download on the Google Play Store and App Store in Southeast Asian countries only, in English, Thai and Chinese.
Following the previous Crown content updated in May, the latest version of the game features a new Scepter content to keep its legion of SEA fans entertained.
Players can open the Scepter content with 6 Gem slots once they reach Master level 300. Gems for equipping in the Slots can be acquired in the Land of Demons and have 4 Ratings - Magic/Epic/Unique/Legendary.
When equipping Gems into the Scepter, players can acquire various options and Gem skills as well as powerful AOE Skills (PVP). Various Gem skills that are helpful in strategic battles can be acquired by equipping Gems of Unique or Legendary rating.
To continue boosting their character’s stats, players can increase their Gem Star Rating up to 11 stars by using Power Stones. In addition to the upgrade, Gem level-up is available for higher option effects. To level up, players need Mithril Crystals which can be acquired from World BOSS.
Gem Awakening is another new feature that increases the speed of AOE Skill Energy Charge when Awakening Skills are activated. Also, the new Gem Marking feature allows players to acquire various Marking Options and powerful Property Effects when equipping Legendary Exclusive Markings.
Lastly, players can manage and upgrade their Gem Storage Tier by dismantling their unused Gems or Gem Markings. As the Gem Storage tier increases, the Gem Storage options also increase.
To learn more about MU Archangel’s latest update, players can visit the official website: https://muarchangel.webzen.com and join the official Facebook community: https://www.facebook.com/MUarchangelSEAofficial for the latest game chats and events.
August 30 2022
MU Online’s latest update adds two new maps and plenty of events
WEBZEN has announced the latest update for its classic PC MMORPG MU Online.
Following the Season 17 Part 1 Update in July, the new patch brings two new maps - Old Kethotum and Burning Kethotum along with some limited-time events that will offer various in-game rewards.
Kethotum is the lost city where Kundun was dominated by the sealed dark god and now lies sealed. Players who reach level 700 and 1,160 can enter Old Kethotum and Burning Kethotum respectively.
Starting from today until September 6th, the newly updated map will allow players to collect Elemental Symbols (Fire/Water/Earth/Wind/Darkness) from the elemental monsters in Burning Kethotum. After collecting them, players can go to NPC Lahap to combine the Elemental Symbols to acquire the Elemental Box containing rare items such as Sealed Bloodangel Armor.
In addition to this update, the MU Expedition Event will offer players a second golden chance to obtain exclusive support for players who have missed the Speed server and created Kundun and Lemuria in the original server.
Anyone who creates a new character such as Kundun or Lemuria will get the Talisman of Ascension (3 days). With the new character level-up event, various rewards including Gold Channel Tickets, Darkangel Soul, and much more will be waiting for each level until level 800 is reached.
Along with the max level expansion to lv. 1,400 in this update, the EXP Boost Event where players can get extra EXP of 30% will be running until the maintenance on September 6th. Once players reach level 1,350, a Limited Edition Kundun & Lemuria Muun Reward will be given through the Gremory case in the ‘Season Level Reward Box’.
Furthermore, there will be a Mastery Equipment Enchantment Event, Fruit Decrease Stat Reset Event, and Seed Sphere Free Cost Event for players to take part in, offering them the chance to earn various rewards.
Lastly, the Bullet Roulette Event and Roulette Point Ranking Event are now live. Players must use their Goblin Points and get 5 Dimensional Keys to play the Dimensional Roulette for 1 minute. Also, Top 200 Roulette Point rankers will get special prizes such as Blessed Divine Archangel Weapon, Brilliant Armor, Manticore Weapon, Ruud, and more. Especially, the Top ranker who earns the most Ranking Points for each week will receive additional rare set items, +0 4th Wing + Luck +2 Option [Level 3].
For more of MU Online’s Season 17 Part 1 Update, visit the official website: https://muonline.webzen.com/en/events/Season17Part1-2/ and join the official Facebook community at: https://www.facebook.com/MUWEBZEN/
August 16 2022
WEBZEN signs partnership agreements with Crimoons to publish a new mobile idle R
WEBZEN announced that it has recently signed a game publishing agreement for a new mobile idle RPG with a game developer Crimoons (www.crimoons.com).
WEBZEN and Crimoons will work together to release an upcoming mobile game called ‘Project F’ (tentative name) with character collection and idle RPG features to the global market including the Americas, Europe, Southeast Asia, South Korea, and more.
WEBZEN will team up with the developer to target the global market with Project F, providing localized game services for each country or region.
Project F is a new collection-driven idle RPG based on the storyline of strife-torn races who fought against the fallen gods. Along with plenty of in-game social features, the game will be designed to offer co-op experiences with other players, which makes the game stand out from other idle RPGs.
Currently, specific information such as the release date of Project F is not disclosed. WEBZEN plans to draw up specific plans for naming the game, setting the release date and other business procedures in accordance with the game development progress.
With this new partnership, WEBZEN expects to expand its business and add a new genre to the line-up of games in addition to its previous hardcore MMORPGs such as the ‘MU’ series, ‘R2’, and more.
Crimoons is a developer based in Chengdu, China, specialized in mobile game development and game-related cultural content business. With this first collaboration with WEBZEN, the developer will take their first step towards South Korea and other regions by rolling out their game to the global game market.
Apart from this partnership, WEBZEN has recently signed more than three publishing and investment contracts with domestic or foreign developers and is currently working on confidential projects as of now. WEBZEN plans to disclose the details of each project to the public in accordance with the business and development schedules.
Meanwhile, WEBZEN is currently expanding its investment and partnerships by seeking promising development companies, startups, and qualified developers to accomplish one of WEBZEN’s key business goals for 2022 - to strengthen its game publishing. WEBZEN plans to secure the most recent technology to keep pace with cross-play service, as well as a wide range of game genres to reach to worldwide gamers.
WEBZEN also collaborates and invests with indie game developers through an exclusive department, ‘Unicorn TF’, and provides skilled support and consulting services for finance, management, recruitment and business under business expansion and development stages.
To expand its business, diversify its game portfolio, and move on to other game genres or platforms, WEBZEN welcomes the submissions of partnership with no restrictions on investment method, business models, or game genres via an email to [email protected] or the official WEBZEN website: https://company.webzen.com/en/business/partnership
For more information on other WEBZEN’s games, visit WEBZEN's official website at: www.webzen.com and the official Facebook community at: https://www.facebook.com/webzengames/
August 12 2022
MU Archangel’s latest update goes live today and features Ordeals of Marune, So
WEBZEN announced that its mobile MMORPG, MU Archangel will go into maintenance today, July 28th, to roll the latest 1.10 update and patches.
Players can enjoy new game features including Ordeals of Marune, Soul Training, Holy Armor, and Luck Craft, coming with the upcoming update after the maintenance.
Ordeals of Marune is a new event quest where players can overcome the Ordeals and receive a wide variety of rewards. Once players reach a certain tier and level, the Ordeals of Marune opens the following day at 05:00 (game server time) for 10 days and a total of 7 Ordeals will take place.
The new Soul Training content will enable players to unlock the Mystic Land, and once unlocked, they can receive the Soul - Soul of Light, Soul of Sand, Soul of Ice, Soul of Spirit, and Soul of Power, which is their character's mirror image. The Soul can be upgraded by acquiring Soul options which can be obtained through upgrading and evolving equipment, equipping various equipment, and promoting Pet.
Each Mystic Land consists of a main dungeon and sub dungeon, and players have only 3 challenge chances every day and the limit of daily reset at 05:00 (game server time).
The Mystic Lands including Mystic Land of Light, Mystic Land of Sand, Mystic Land of Ice, Mystic Land of Spirit, and Mystic Land of Power will continue being unlocked whenever the character reaches a certain Trial of each Mystic Land and completed the Class Change that meets the requirement. Players can acquire Refined Crystal, Garnet, and other various rewards through completing each Trial of Mystic Land.
Furthermore, players can select their Mystic Land rewards as a part of the Weekly Reward. The selected Mystic Land's Demonify Seal buff will automatically be applied to enter to the private channel of Land of Demons.
The newly updated Holy Armor will allow players to get a strong defense boost in battle against other characters. After reaching Master Lv. 230 and completing the 6th Class Change and the [Holy Armor's Trail] sub quest, Holy Armor will activate during PVP status and give players a powerful DMG Reduction effect.
The latest update also brings the new Luck Craft content for players who reach Master Lv. 200 to upgrade their 6th Tier or higher equipment. Along with crafting their Luck on the equipment, the default Luck option is greatly increased and a new option, Lethal Chance, will be granted.
MU Archangel’s global version is currently available to download on the Google Play Store and App Store in Southeast Asia countries only, in English, Thai and Chinese.
To learn more about MU Archangel’s latest update and ongoing events, players can visit the official website: https://muarchangel.webzen.com and join the official Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/MUarchangelSEAofficial
July 28 2022
WEBZEN Launches R2M in Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Macao
WEBZEN has launched its new mobile MMORPG《R2M : 重燃戰火》in Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Macao, marking the end of the pre-registration period.
《R2M : 重燃戰火》is now available for free download on the Google Play and App Store, in Traditional Chinese. The game is currently only available in Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Macao.
Along with this launch, WEBZEN unveiled the official launch video for 《R2M : 重燃戰火》on Webzen’s YouTube channel: https://youtu.be/nZoCY6DyVP0 showing the detailed features of 4 playable characters.
R2M is the R2 IP-based MMORPG, available on iOS and Android, developed by WEBZEN Redcore, that comprises the core aspects of the original PC game ‘R2(Reign of Revolution)’, a beloved Korean PC online game of over 16 years.
In the game, players can expect to engage in large-scale PvP battles at Spots and Sieges on mobile. Also, players can transform into 132 character’s appearances and experience fancy combat animations and effects and summon over 37 Servants to accompany players with various effects on their adventure.
Meanwhile, R2M recorded 1 million pre-registered users after three days during the pre-registration period ahead of its launch in South Korea. After the launch, the game proved to be a hit, reaching 1.2 million registered players, and placing Top 3 in Google Play's top-grossing chart.
To celebrate the launch, WEBZEN is running various events to offering a daily login bonus, level rewards, bug report and survey rewards, and various in-game items.
Additionally, WEBZEN has teamed up with MyCard, a partner for digital content payments, to celebrate this launch. When users top up the MyCard points, they will receive extra points and various in-game rewards.
To learn more about 《R2M : 重燃戰火》, visit the official website at: https://r2m.webzen.com.tw and the official Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/R2MTWofficial/
July 26 2022