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MapleStory’s Summer Updates Herald the Arrival of New Character, Ark

Nexon’s side-scrolling MMORPG, MapleStory is rolling out their annual Summer Update today, which features a host of new worlds and features. It also heralds the arrival of the new character, Ark, who debuts on June 27th. Pre-creation for him is available in this update, and those who do pre-create him will receive awesome gifts when he does become playable. Ark is Half-Flora and Half-Specter and branded a traitor after attempting to escape the military during the Flora civil war. His dark power is incredible and worth experiencing. In addition, all through the summer, there will be a host of updates, from July 4th’s Ark Fifth Job, July 11th’s New Region, Esfera, Origin Sea, July 25th’s European Reboot Server, August 1st’s New Boss, Commander Will, August 8th’s New Lab Server and finally August 8th’s Monad update. There is so much coming to MapleStory this summer, and Maplers won’t want to miss it.

Key features from the first update on June 20 include:

  • Pre-create Ark! Players who pre-create the new character will receive amazing gifts when Ark becomes available to play on June 27.

  • The V Care patch improves the 5th job experience. Game improvements help players enjoy the 5th job by completing daily quests faster with decreased requirement times and fewer stages.

  • New episode! Shadow Alchemist, the fifth episode of the Grand Athenaeum theme dungeon, is released. Players who complete the adventure will earn a special medal.

  • New Discovery events! New events such as Discovery Desert, Discovery Field and Discovery Polar are open now for players to earn more Ark Coins.

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