Ravaging Character Cadena Enters the Fray Along with New Job Skills,
Events, and More in the Colossal MapleStory Nova: Liberation of Cadena
LOS ANGELES–The future of Maple World gleams brighter than ever as it welcomes the
highly-anticipated Nova: Liberation of Cadena content update for MapleStory,
the immensely popular MMORPG from Nexon
America. The update will be available this afternoon on Steam and
the Nexon Launcher.
The Nova: Liberation of Cadena update brings several innovative
additions to the evolving lore of Maple World, such as original
character Cadena, new fifth job skills for all character classes, a new
achievement system, events and more.
MapleStory Nova: Liberation of Cadena Content Update Guide
Nova: Liberation of Cadena update features:
- New Original Character, Cadena – The sole survivor of the evil
Magnus’ attack on the Heliseum royal family, Cadena is a streetwise
Thief raised by the Shadowdealers, and hardened by the
rough-and-tumble backwater town of Savage Terminal. Cadena utilizes
her Luck in preparation for revenge against the dastardly Magnus, and
wields her trusty chain to ravage her enemies;
- Fifth Job Skills – Players can utilize new fifth job skills for
all class types, such as Warrior, Magician, Bowman, Thief and Pirate.
New skills include Ethereal Form, which allows Magicians to
temporarily move to another dimension to reduce damage taken; and
Overdrive, a Pirate job that enables players to push their weapons for
max efficiency to deal immense damage for a limited time;
- Essential Gameplay Additions – For several years, MapleStory’s
developers have worked to analyze and apply player feedback as part of
their ‘A Better Maple’ initiative to create an engaging, immersive and
exciting experience for all Maplers. The Nova update features several
helpful gameplay changes, including an increased character slot count
of up to 42 characters per world, an item drop confirmation prompt,
and adding Maple News that updates Maplers on the latest news and
updates as soon as they log in;
- Extensive Achievements – The new Maple Achievements feature
allows players to track in-game progress across several categories,
such as player levels, exploration, questing, hunting monsters,
defeating powerful bosses and more. Completing achievements earns
players Achievement Points, which determines player Achievement Rank,
and rewards players with unique insignias and impressive visual
- Challenging Spirit Savior Dungeon – Return to Arcana in the
tricky Spirit Savior daily dungeon. Save as many Rock Spirits as
possible to earn valuable Spirit Coins, which can be exchanged for the
rare Arcane Symbol: Arcana;
- Exuberant Events – Participate in numerous unique events,
including the return of the Name Change Event, where players can
reinvent themselves with a creative new name!
- Nova Boxes and Coins – Maplers can collect Nova Boxes and
Nova Coins after defeating intense monsters, which can be
exchanged for great rewards;
- Breakthrough Nova Event – Players have the option to create
a new character in the Breakthrough Nova Event, where they can
level up their new character between Lv. 140 and 200 to complete
missions and receive special gift boxes containing valuable
- Cryojet Mount – Pay a reasonable meso fee to board a
special flying mount and travel over Henesys or Leafre, where
players have thirty seconds to collect as many mesos as possible;
- Dragon Pop – Acquire Dragon Energy and Dragon Pops to farm
Nova Coins, equip useful rewards, and more;
- Zero Creation Event – The popular Zero Creation Event
returns, granting Maplers the opportunity to create a new
character with the excellent Zero job.
MapleStory is free to play and download on Steam for PC and is
rated E for Everyone (ESRB). For more information on MapleStory,
and additional information for members of the press:
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 100 live games operated
across more than 190 countries. Nexon pioneered micro-transactions and
the free-to-play business model, and is widely credited with unmatched
global expertise in sophisticated live game operations, nurturing player
communities, and for sustaining titles for years, even decades. Founded
in Korea in 1994, the company is now headquartered in Japan and listed
on the Tokyo Stock Exchange. In 2017, Nexon was placed on the Nikkei
Stock Index 300.
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