June 14 , 2013 – WEBZEN Inc., a global leader in next-generation free-to-play games, announces the worldwide release of a thrilling new adaptation of the highly acclaimed 3D Fantasy RPG MU ONLINE. Full details and the game’s official title will be revealed on June 27, 2013. Until then, the MMORPG will be referred to as MU CHRONICLE R.
MU CHRONICLE R is in the final stages of development and is preparing to launch closed beta testing. In contrast to its predecessor, MU ONLINE, the game focuses on leveling up and PvP interaction with other players. To promote MU CHRONICLE R’s new PvP oriented content, WEBZEN will host a massive global PvP tournament for cash prizes after the game’s debut.
The launch of MU CHRONICLE R on WEBZEN.com will mark the game’s first-ever release on servers across the globe. In order to provide localized service for each country, WEBZEN plans to recruit user Game Masters from each region and reward the top GM with prizes.
Get a first look at MU CHRONICLE R by visiting the game’s new Web site, which will be available beginning Thursday, June 13, 2013. http://event.webzen.com/mu-chronicle-r
To celebrate the highly anticipated launch of MU CHRONICLE R, WEBZEN will host an exciting contest on the game’s new Facebook page. From June 13 –July 3, anyone who “Likes” MU CHRONICLE R’s Facebook page or shares content will be automatically entered in a raffle for prizes (including an Alienware Gaming Laptop, W Coins or gPotato and a Grand Prize TBA.) To enter this promotion, please visit the game’s Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/pages/MU-Online-Chronicle-R/531169443590981?id=531169443590981&sk=app_317298611662343.
About WEBZEN Inc.
Founded in Seoul, South Korea, in 2000, WEBZEN Inc. (KOSDAQ) is a leading global developer & publisher of online/mobile games. WEBZEN is continuing its tradition of pioneering the full 3D MMORPG MU Online with Archlord, Continent of the Ninth Seal (C9), Arctic Combat (aka BATTERY), the Metin series and an array of exciting game titles slated for release in the global game market.
WEBZEN has expanded its service to Europe, North and South America and other countries by operating gPotato portals which have over 23 million registered users. WEBZEN is currently working on the upcoming release of the MMORPG Archlord 2, MU 2, the mobile game MU The Genesis and many other games under development. Further information on WEBZEN and its games can be found at www.webzen.com.