MU Online Season 17 Part 1 adds two new characters and Speed Server events
WEBZEN has released the latest update Season 17 Part 1 for its classic PC MMORPG MU Online.
MU Online is the long-running PC MMORPG that was developed by Webzen in 2001. Following up on countless content updates for many years, Season 17 Part 1 welcomes two new characters - White Wizard: Kundun Mephis and Mage: Lemuria - for the first time in Global MU Online history alongside the new season of the Speed Server.
They are doppelganger-themed characters of Kundun and Lemuria from the background story of MU Online. Kundun Mephis utilizes the opposite element as that of the Dark Wizard, using Staves and Magic Books as weapons and holy magic skills using Light Energy.
Lemuria uses an Orb as the main weapon and magic skills in the form of spheres, and these two characters are only available to play in the Speed Server.
In addition to new characters, MU Online’s latest update brings a new season of the Speed Server event. In the Speed Server, players can not only take the fast track to reaching level 700 but also participate in special events and receive benefits.
Upon reaching level 700, players can receive +11 3rd Wings & 100,000 Ruud along with free character transfer support to their original server.
Especially, players who play with the new White Wizard or Mage character will earn Gold Channel Tickets and extra rewards in the Speed Server.
Additionally, level-up rewards, purchase bonuses, transfer bonus rewards, and special in-game giveaways will be ready for all players playing in the Speed Server.
The Speed Server Ranking Event will also give out Divine Archangel Weapon, Pink Panda Ring and Rudd for the Top 50 ranked players. The Speed Server event starts today and only lasts until August 16.
Aside from these events, the Speed UP Package and time-limited offers are also waiting for players.
For more of MU Online’s Season 17 Part 1 Update, visit the official website: https://muonline.webzen.com/en/events/Season17Part1/SpeedServer and join the official Facebook community at: https://www.facebook.com/MUWEBZEN/
July 19 2022
WEBZEN Launches R2M in Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Macao on July 26
WEBZEN announced that its upcoming mobile MMORPG titled《R2M : 重燃戰火》will launch in Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Macao on July 26.
WEBZEN hosted an online showcase today for gamers and media on the Webzen YouTube channel (WEBZEN Games - Official - YouTube) to reveal the release date and specific service plan for several regions.
In this showcase, Development Director Sungju An and Head of Business Department Jinsoo Lee explained the key features of the game and announced its launch plan.
In particular, game development stories and unique features which set R2M apart from other games, including the large-scale PvP at Spots and Sieges on mobile, guild features and dungeons were revealed through interviews, in-game screenshots, and footages.
To address the curiosity of gamers in those regions ahead of the launch, WEBZEN addressed questions submitted by players on the official Facebook page and introduced detailed character features, business model, localization work, operating plan, and messages for the Taiwanese gamers.
There was a giveaway event unveiling a surprise coupon code for viewers watching this online showcase. Players can enter the coupon code and get Weapon/Armor/Accessory Enhancement Scrolls after the official launch.
At the end of the showcase, a video message from popular Taiwanese influencers was presented, where they voiced their opinions and increased the expectations of the upcoming launch of 《R2M : 重燃戰火》.
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.
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.
Pre-registration on the official website, Google Play and App Store in Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macao is still in progress since June 15, and pre-creation of character’s name and guild will be available until July 22nd.
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 15 2022
MU Archangel’s latest update introduces Temple of Solomon
WEBZEN announced that its mobile MMORPG, MU Archangel received the latest 1.09 update on iOS and Android platforms.
Temple of Solomon is a new Corps event which will open after the 7th Class Change and once reaching Master level 300. In the Temple of Solomon, there are 5 floors ? Cloud, Deluge, Blizzard, Lightning, and Chaos, where players can defeat elite monsters and bosses and acquire a wide array of Temple Artifacts.
To enter each floor, players must meet certain requirements such as Elements RES and their values, after which each floor and their phases will open accordingly. However, defeating Elite monsters and Bosses accumulates Fatigue, and players cannot continue once Fatigue is accumulated up to 300.
Temple Artifacts will allow players to earn various options and different Temple RES types and upgrade their Artifact in order to increase various Artifact options and Temple RES. Besides, awakening artifacts will grant the artifact various options and powerful property skills.
The latest update also brings a new character growth feature, Mythical Beast Core. The Mythical Beast Core can be equipped to corresponding equipment slot among seven types of Mythical Beast Cores. To activate each Set effect of a Mythical Beast Core, 2, 4, 6 and 7 Mythical Beast Cores should be equipped on the slots, and players also can get the special options and powerful exclusive skill by awakening a Mythical Beast.
Also, Barrier Divine Stones have been added to the game to strengthen character’s defense stats. There are 4 types of Barrier Divine Stones ? Deformity, Sorrow, Disaster, Chaos to equip and activate powerful Divine Stone Skills.
In addition to the features above, Wing Amplification, Set Conversion, addition of Store Notification System, and tweaks are now available in the game.
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, players can visit the official website: https://muarchangel.webzen.com and join the official Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/MUarchangelSEAofficial
June 21 2022
R2M is now open for pre-registration for Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Macao ahead of i
WEBZEN has started a pre-registration event for its upcoming mobile MMORPG, named《R2M: 重燃戰火》in Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Macao.
This pre-registration stage will be carried out at once for both PC and mobile devices. On the official website(https://r2m.webzen.com.tw/pre-register), players can pre-register for the game and receive a variety of rewards including Colport's Phantom Necklace, 100,000 Gold, and Combat Power Increase Scroll at the start.
Pre-registration is also available now via the Google Play Store (https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.webzen.r2mtw.google) on mobile. Those who pre-register will receive an exclusive Servant only for this pre-registration once the game comes out. The pre-registration for iOS user will be followed via Apple App Store later.
Along with these pre-registration events, the Share Event and Comment Event will be held on the official Facebook community page. Randomly selected winners will receive various in-game rewards such as Shining Jupiter's Contract, Sand of Time Sack, Weapon/Armor/Accessory Enhancement Scroll and more. To join the events, stay tuned for all the latest news and event descriptions on the official Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/R2MTWofficial/
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)’ which is a beloved Korean PC online game of over 16 years.
Under the slogan ‘No Rules, Just Power’, R2M features a unique combat system that inherits R2's Combat and War and the ultimate PVP experience with many potential conflicts that give rise to war at Spots and Sieges on mobile.
Also, players can not only transform into over 130 transformations to change their character appearance and bring out the power within, but also meet summoned Servants which will accompany them on their adventure.
In South Korea, R2M already recorded 1 million pre-registered users after three days during the pre-registration period ahead of its launch. After the launch, the game proved to be a hit, placing Top 3 in Google Play's top-grossing chart and Top 4 in Apple Appstore’s top-grossing chart. R2M still continues to rank high in the grossing charts in Korea.
Meanwhile, WEBZEN unveiled today the official date for the Closed Beta Test of the Taiwanese version of the game《R2M: 重燃戰火》. The CBT will be intended for 10,000 beta testers who will be recruited through a first-come-first-served basis, running for only three days from July 1st until July 3rd. The official launch for Taiwan is scheduled for this coming summer.
Further news and information about the game will be revealed in the official Facebook community at: https://www.facebook.com/R2MTWofficial/ and the official website at: https://r2m.webzen.com.tw/brand
June 15 2022
R2M is coming to Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Macao in Q3 2022
WEBZEN announced today that its upcoming mobile MMORPG titled《R2M : 重燃戰火》will land in Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Macao in the third quarter of this year.
WEBZEN unveiled the official teaser trailer and teaser website (https://r2m.webzen.com.tw/brand) for R2M : 重燃戰火 which users can find various graphics and illustrations related to the lore of the game, characters, and game features. The teaser trailer is also available to watch on WEBZEN’s YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ViakQfFJlVg
R2M is a follow-up to Webzen’s PC MMORPG ‘R2(Reign of Revolution)’ and will be available on Google's Android and Apple's iOS devices.
Continuing the epic saga of Webzen’s hit MMORPG, MU Online, R2 is a beloved Korean PC online game of over 16 years, standing as one of Webzen’s strong intellectual properties and boasting 730,000 players and 1.5 billion game-playing hours.
R2M was developed by the core developers of the original PC game. Under the slogan ‘No Rules, Just Power’, the core contents and elements of the original version have been embodied within a mobile device to make a traditional, hardcore MMORPG.
R2M features a unique combat system that inherits R2's Combat and War and the ultimate PVP experience with many potential conflicts that give rise to war at Spots and Sieges on mobile, which was the main feature and most important content of the original game.
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, placing Top 3 in Google Play's top-grossing chart and Top 4 in Apple Appstore’s top-grossing chart. R2M still continues to rank high in the grossing charts in Korea.
To expand beyond the Korean market and successfully launch in those three regions, Webzen is currently focusing its efforts on the translation and localization of the game for Taiwanese gamers.
The launch date for Taiwan has not been specified yet, but pre-registration for the game will begin soon. Further news and information about the game will be revealed in the official Facebook community at: https://www.facebook.com/R2MTWofficial/
To learn more of R2M : 重燃戰火, visit the teaser website at: https://r2m.webzen.com.tw/brand
June 09 2022