TERRIFYING BOSS, FRESH LOOK FOR ACCLAIMED HACK N’ SLASHER DARKNESS RISES
New Gameplay Features, Improved Mechanics, Valuable Costumes and More Added to Nexon’s Acclaimed Action-RPG for Android and iPhone
Seoul – July 24, 2018 – The explosive story-driven action-role playing game Darkness Rises, from NEXON Korea Corporation, subsidiary of NEXON Co., Ltd. (“Nexon”) (3659.TO), a worldwide leader in free-to-play online and mobile games, is treating players to a gritty new update today. With a challenging original boss, improved gameplay mechanics, fresh valuable items and other improvements, Darkness Rises will challenge players who can now download the update on iOS and Android.
Darkness Rises boasts innovative console-inspired gameplay, an immersive story, stunning graphics and an intense battle system that reflects the game’s hellish dark and gritty medieval world. The unique mechanics translate flawlessly to mobile where players descend into the fiery pits of The Underworld to engage vile hordes of violent demons obsessed with escaping the sweltering void to ravage the world’s peaceful inhabitants.
The game’s ferocious boss fights, soul link mechanic, multiplayer dungeon raids and extended replayability, such as immersive storylines for each of the four playable characters, highlight Darkness Rises as an unprecedented and innovative mobile dynamo. The new update delivers several unique features, including:
- Terrifying Boss Gigantes – The grotesque Gigantes joins the formidable cast of bosses that test players’ skill with increasing difficulty as players venture deeper into the haunting abyss. Players can challenge Gigantes in Boss Raids, now available anytime;
- Enhanced Game Systems – Player’s in-game feedback have led to several system improvements, such as an upgraded costume collection system, Grimoire system and exciting events;
- Fresh Costumes – New costumes added: the Three Kingdoms costumes and all summer long rash guards are now available from the costume chest;
The Darkness Rises content is available now for iPhone and Android players. The game is rated T for Teen (ESRB).
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.