July 3, 2013 – WEBZEN Inc., a global leader in next-generation free-to-play games, launches closed beta testing (CBT) for MU REBIRTH, a new adaption of the popular fantasy RPG, MU ONLINE. The official CBT for this adrenaline-pumping MMORPG will begin on July 3, 2013 at approximately 7:00 pm and end on July 10, 2013 at 3:00 pm (Global Server Time – Please check http://tinyurl.com/MURebirthFB for updates).
WEBZEN has teamed up with 32 media outlets to give away free beta keys for MU REBIRTH (Available now through July 10). For a full list of the sites that will be hosting this promotion, please visit http://murebirth.webzen.com/events/murebirth/betakey. All players who participate in closed beta will receive in-game cash (valued at $1000) to purchase items in the shop for MU REBIRTH during the CBT period only.
WEBZEN is also offering a special incentive to all MU players who switch from private servers to the official PvP server. Any private server player who applies for the migration to MU REBIRTH during closed beta will receive a rare wing item on July 24. Further details will be available at http://tinyurl.com/MURBetaKey.
To celebrate MU REBIRTH’s official launch on all servers across the globe, WEBZEN will host a massive global competition for cash prizes called the Ultimate MU PvP World Tournament. Watch a few of our MU players challenge the private servers to face them in the upcoming tournament: http://youtu.be/oyCXWnkTmcA
About MU REBIRTH
MU REBIRTH is a thrilling new adaptation of the highly acclaimed 3D MMORPG, MU ONLINE. While based on the classic gaming style of the original fantasy RPG, the game focuses heavily on PVP interaction and features three exciting new components: faster leveling (players can level up to 400 in just one to two hours), a new Rebirth option (players can to start their characters at Level 1 to accumulate points, while their stats remain the same) and a wide selection of free items (redeemed with in-game cash, which can be earned for free within the game).
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 WEBZEN.com.