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MapleStory Fest Returns to Los Angeles on May 11

March 18, 2019
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LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 18, 2019--MapleStory Fest is back for the second year in a row on May 11, 2019 in Downtown Los Angeles featuring MMORPG fan-favorites, MapleStory and MapleStory 2. The celebration will bring Nexon’s developers and fans together for exclusive announcements, Q&A’s, plus exciting and engaging events!

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Tickets will be available to purchase for $20 through the MapleStory Fest website starting on March 25 at 11:00 AM PDT.

Alongside popular MapleStory and MapleStory 2 streamers, fans will celebrate MapleStory’s 14th anniversary, enjoy a MapleStorythemed live concert, and bring Maple World to life through a fun community brick-building activity sponsored by SOHO Bricks.

Maplers will also have the opportunity to purchase official merchandise, exclusive MapleStory Fest items and win limited edition prizes. All attendees will also receive one-of-a-kind free gifts featuring prominent characters of the franchise.

Fan-art creators can submit their art to be featured at the event through the MapleStory Fest website starting today. Sign-ups for a cosplay contest will also open on March 25th.

Last year, over 500-plus attendees came together for the first ever fan event where developers announced Closed Beta sign-ups for MapleStory 2, the latest addition to the MapleStory franchise. Memorable announcements also included MapleStory ’s 2018 summer content and MapleStory M ’s release date.

To learn more about 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 http://maplestory.nexon.net

MapleStory is one of the largest and most active free-to-play, side-scrolling MMORPGs with over 13 million registered players from its Global services alone out of total seven MapleStory services around the world. First released in North America in May 2005, the game continues to grow and evolve alongside its passionate community since launching over 14 years ago. There have been over 274 million characters created to date, which would make MapleStory the 4th highest populated country in the world.

About MapleStory 2 http://maplestory2.nexon.net/

Launched in October 2018, MapleStory 2 is set in a colorful 3D block universe and is one of the most creative and customizable MMORPGs available on the market today. MapleStory 2 implements a robust set of character options, a brand new progression and growth system, and world-building tools, redefining the MMORPG genre by giving players the ability to customize everything.

About Nexon America Inc. http://www.nexon.net

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.

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CONTACT: For media interested in attending the event:

Wahid Lodin

B/HI for Nexon America

wahid_lodin@bhimpact.com

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA CALIFORNIA

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: OTHER CONSUMER ENTERTAINMENT ELECTRONIC GAMES EVENTS/CONCERTS MOBILE ENTERTAINMENT CONSUMER

SOURCE: Nexon America Inc.

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