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Nexon’s Folklore-inspired Mobile Game Unites History’s Greatest Heroes to Clash in Real-time, 5v5 Combat as it Soft Launch in Select Regions 

Seoul – Nov. 3, 2017 – The most iconic myths of old are coming to life as seminal heroes Aladdin, Hercules, Cleopatra, Robin Hood and more go head-to-head in Returners, the latest management-RPG mobile game from NEXON Korea Corporation, subsidiary of NEXON Co., Ltd. (“Nexon”) (3659.TO), a worldwide leader in free-to-play online and mobile games. In Returners, classic heroes spanning centuries of history, lore and myth, battle in thrilling real-time 5v5 combat. The new game is available today in Australia, New Zealand, Malaysia and the Philippines for iOS and Android, and will follow with launches in several more markets around the globe.

Returners combines fan-favorite RPG elements with original management-style gameplay to create a realistic and exciting sense of adventure, where strategic decisions carry real-time consequences. The game’s charming art direction reimagines familiar heroes, and creates a unique and gorgeous environment for players to explore, battle and compete in PvE and PvP matches, testing player skill, tactics and mettle.

Returners features include:

  • Iconic Heroes – Play as colorful and renowned heroes from history and myth of old, ranging from Theseus, the warrior king of Athens, to famed 16th century musical composer, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart;
  • Strategic Team Management – Supplement the game’s expansive RPG adventure with an intuitive team management gameplay system to optimize a 5-hero squad. Choose powerful heroes from a variety of classes, such as the Tanker, Dealer and Supporter, and customize tactic cards and gear to advance in the PvE and PvP rankings;
  • Thrilling 5v5 Battles – Lead a team of mighty heroes in intense, real-time 5v5 combat. Develop unique strategies and tactics to overcome formidable opponents in punishing PvE, league and tournament modes;
  • Charming Animated Graphics – Familiar heroes are reborn in a bold, yet delightful art style. Enjoy beautiful landscapes and settings while spectacular visuals make interactive battles a joy to watch;
  • Competitive League System – Battle through the introductory PvE mode for the honor of entering the PvP arena, where players compete in grueling league and tournament modes. Check daily rankings to see where players stack-up around the world, and challenge powerful opponents to claim a stake among the competitive elite! Players receive tournament rewards anytime they log-in following a competitive match.

Returners is available today in the Australia, New Zealand, Malaysia and the Philippines. Additional information for members of the press:

  • Click here for the Official Returners Facebook Page

About NEXON Co. Ltd.
NEXON Co., Ltd. (“Nexon”) (3659.TO) is a worldwide leader in free-to-play online and mobile games. Founded in Korea in 1994, Nexon developed one of the world’s first graphics-based massively multiplayer online games. Nexon also pioneered the concept of microtransactions and the free-to-play business model, setting a new standard in which play is free, and users have the option to purchase in-game items to enhance their experience. Nexon currently services nearly 100 titles in more than 190 countries. The Company is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan and its shares are listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

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