MapleStory 2 has been in and out of closed beta tests in the last couple of months, but the release date for free-to-play MMO is finally announced. The fungus game will come to all players on October 10, according to a press release from Nexon.
Nexon announced that on August 22, players will be able to reserve character names and participate in the preseason for Mushking Royale mode. Yes, MapleStory 2 has a royal mode for all Fortnite fans out there.
Mushking Royale was tested in the second closed beta and wants new features added as ability to play in squads with up to three other players. The top players in Mushking Royale will be awarded Founders Packs, which includes exclusive items and cosmetics.
Players who buy Founders Packs will also be able to take place in a "start" event, where they can have exclusive access to the game starting October 1
MapleStory 2 is a spiritual successor to the original page scrolling MMO MapleStory although the game's lore does not adjust perfectly and the gameplay style is dramatically different. While MapleStory 2 was originally put as a prequel, it is not the case anymore.