MapleStory 2

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MapleStory 2
Maplestory 2 Logo.png
Logo of MapleStory 2
Developer(s)NSquare
Publisher(s)Nexon
Platform(s)Microsoft Windows
Release
  • KOR: July 7, 2015
  • CHN: September 21, 2017[1]
  • WW: October 10, 2018[2]
Genre(s)Massively multiplayer online role-playing game
Mode(s)Multiplayer

MapleStory 2 (Korean메이플스토리 2; RRMeipeul Seutori 2) is a free-to-play massively multiplayer online role-playing game, developed by NSquare in association with Nexon and NCSoft. MapleStory 2 was released on 7 July 2015 in Korea.[3] The game takes many of the features of the original game, MapleStory, and applies them to a 3D voxel-based environment. Most mobs, NPCs, and locations make a return in this sequel, although with several changes.

Release[edit]

On April 14, 2018, the Western version of MapleStory 2 was announced for release with the first days of closed beta scheduled from May 9 to 16, 2018.[4] On June 8, 2018, Nexon announced the launching of a second closed beta to launch on the July 18.[5] On August 21, 2018, Nexon announced the global release of MapleStory 2. The game was released to western markets on October 10, 2018 as a premier event.[2]

End of service[edit]

On March 18th, 2020, MapleStory 2 Japan and West's management team announced that the game's Japanese and Global services respectively would be closed permanently as of May 27th, 2020. The game will continue service in Korea and China.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "《冒险岛2》不限号全面开放公告". Tencent Games. September 21, 2017. Retrieved February 17, 2018.
  2. ^ a b "[Update] Producer Blog - MapleStory 2 Premiere Event Recap | Official MapleStory 2 Website". Nexon. August 24, 2018. Retrieved August 30, 2018.
  3. ^ "MapleStory 2". Nexon. Retrieved June 2, 2015.
  4. ^ "Sign Up for Closed Beta | Official MapleStory 2 Website". MapleStory 2 | Official Website. Retrieved April 15, 2018.
  5. ^ "Announcing Closed Beta 2". MapleStory 2. June 8, 2018. Retrieved June 12, 2018.
  6. ^ Lee, Julia (2020-03-18). "MapleStory 2's global servers to close less than two years from launch". Polygon. Retrieved 2020-03-25.

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