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Nexon Brings Myth of Old to Players Around the World to Unite History’s Greatest Heroes in Intense 5v5 Combat for iPhone and Android

Seoul – April 27, 2018 – Pre-registration is now open for Returners, the highly-anticipated new folklore-inspired game from Nexon. Players will battle iconic champions, such as Aladdin, Hercules, Cleopatra, Robin Hood and more in management-RPG combat 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, pivotal heroes spanning centuries of history, lore and myth can finally engage in thrilling 5v5 combat. Players can pre-register today for Android on Google Play in Taiwan, Hongkong, Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam.

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. The game is praised for its iconic heroes, strategic team management, thrilling 5v5 battles, charming animated graphics and competitive league system. The soft launch 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;
  • Hybrid Gameplay Returners is a mashup of several enjoyable genres, combing popular Aeon of Strife-style mechanics with management RPG gameplay;
  • 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 league rewards anytime they log-in following a competitive match;
  • Pre-registration Rewards – From Thursday, April 19 until Grand Launch (May), in Taiwan, Hongkong, Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam, players that pre-register for the game receive 1,000 Bluestones (in-game currency) and 5 Random Gear Box drops.

Pre-registration is available today for Android and is rated T for Teen (ESRB).

  • Visit 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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