Press release

MapleStory Fest Brings Sold Out Spectacle to Los Angeles

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Around 500 fans came together to celebrate beloved MMORPGs MapleStory
and MapleStory
at the second annual MapleStory
on Saturday, May 11 in Downtown Los Angeles. The event,
which sold out in just four minutes, brought Nexon developers and fans
together for exclusive announcements, games, special prize giveaways,
and influencer meet ups!

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MapleStory Fest 2019 Banner (Graphic: Business Wire)

MapleStory Fest 2019 Banner (Graphic: Business Wire)

Maplers who joined from across the world enjoyed a MapleStory
themed live concert,
various brick-building activities sponsored by SOHO
, and got to connect with content creations in person. Cosplay
fans got to show off their best MapleStory costumes and fans also
won multiple prizes including exclusive DXRacer
branded chairs and official merchandise through raffles. All attendees
of the event received one-of-a-kind free gifts.

During this event, MapleStory celebrated its 14th
with developers sharing their favorite memories and
thanking players for their support. Fans also learned about the upcoming
jam-packed summer of updates starting on June 12th, including
Pathfinder, the first new character to be released after the Black Mage

On May 30th, MapleStory 2 players will also get a
new class: Striker, a fearless master of combat who can defeat
any enemy with bare-handed martial arts. Alongside the new class comes
Eye of Lapenta, which will introduce exciting new storylines, new
dungeons and amazing ascendent gear. This summer update also raises the
level cap to 70 and activates Rank 2 skills for all jobs.

In addition, content creator programs for MapleStory and MapleStory
were announced with applications opening for MapleStory’s Bean
and MapleStory 2’s Joddy

To learn more about the summer content updates announced at the event,
please visit the MapleStory
Fest website
and follow @MapleStory
and @PlayMaple2
on Twitter for the latest updates.


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About MapleStory

With 14 years of sustained gaming excellence, MapleStory remains a
critically-acclaimed classic MMORPG with millions of registered active
players around the world. First released in North America in 2005,
MapleStory has experienced memorable in-game events, over 274 million
created characters, and still is the World’s Largest Online Adventure.
For more information about the game, please visit

About MapleStory 2

The latest addition to the MapleStory universe, MapleStory 2 takes
players to colorful new dimensions with vibrant 3D block graphics, a
robust set of playable characters, a vast skill progression system,
refined customization, and world-building mechanics. MapleStory 2 is an
expansive and player-centric MMORPG that offers challenging new
adventures with a charmingly charismatic MapleStory twist. For more
information about the game, please visit

About Nexon America Inc.

Nexon America, a subsidiary of NEXON Co., Ltd. (“Nexon”) (3659.TO) is a
global leader in online games with more than 80 live games operated
across more than 190 countries. Nexon America introduced
micro-transactions and the free-to-play business model in 2005, and is
widely credited with unmatched global expertise in sophisticated live
game operations, nurturing player communities, and for sustaining titles
for years, even decades. Nexon is listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange,
and the company was placed on the Nikkei Stock Index 300 in 2017.