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  Ultimate Naruto Launches Christmas Special Chapter
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[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

Publisher IceGames Co. Ltd, operator of the online games platform, has today announced a slew of special Christmas events taking place now in free-to-play Naruto web MMO, Ultimate Naruto.

Combining anime-based plotlines, exhilarating combat and a pure Japanese anime style, Ultimate Naruto gives players the chance to slip into the shoes of their favourite characters from the Naruto anime series and forge their own path as an ultimate and powerful ninja. This faithful Naruto MMORPG offers players an engaging gameplay experience, fan favourite storylines, cool social options, and even a chance to raise and nurture a powerful Tailed Beast.

Available now until Dec 30th(GMT -6), the Ultimate Naruto Christmas Special Chapter II event transforms the ninja world into a whimsical winter wonderland. IceGames is giving away gifts galore to celebrate the festive season, letting players win generous rewards for everything from participating in special events and battles; to simply playing and enjoying the game.

A variety of special events are running from now - 23:59, Dec 15th (GMT -6).

Ninjas will be instantly rewarded with bonus gold and items every time they top up their accounts. If players top up enough, they can unlock the special Advanced Items pack, a free gift bursting with useful items. All top-ups are stacked between now and December 15th (GMT -6), so users can add small amounts to their account and still reap the benefits of the Advanced Items pack.

The infamous beast, Ten-Tails (Juubi), is also feeling the Christmas Spirit. From now until Dec 15th(GMT -6), players will be rewarded with the Soul of Juubi every time they spend gold or coupons, which ninjas can collect and cash in with Juubi himself in exchange for an epic Christmas present.

The festive period plays host to a plethora of competitions too. From now until Dec 15th(GMT -6), individual players can win a Daily Suppress Beasts Ace reward for dealing the most damage to beasts, while guilds can bag a special World's No.1 Guild reward for topping the clan rankings. Guilds can also win special items for gaining the highest points in the daily Konoha Conquest, and get their hands on extra sacks of goodies for successfully defending during the Konoha Defense event.

All prizes will be tallied and rewarded at midnight, Dec 15th(GMT -6).

But the fun doesn't stop there! After the events, a mysterious Christmas Egg will appear on December 16th(GMT -6) for players to seek out, which is guaranteed to contain a special Christmas present.

Ninjas of all levels and skills are also encouraged to hone their training for Christmas Eve, when the Mystic Ninjas are showing up for some festive fun. Bookmarking the game for a chance to win the Bookmark Achievement Reward is an easy way to win some extra goodies.

Meanwhile, players looking for a truly Naruto-themed Christmas experience can jump into the game on December 26th(GMT -6), when a Christmas carnival party full of surprised gifts will be launched across all servers.


Christmas has come early for Ultimate Naruto's ninja world. Interested players can register for free now at the official website, and learn more by following Ultimate Naruto on Facebook and Twitter

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