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  • Faster leveling (3x!) to level 200
  • 5th job advancement pre-quests exemption + special title upon completion
  • New world bosses
  • New stories and quest-lines
  • For the first-time, fight against Maple World’s overarching villain, the Black Mage!
Singapore8 November 2018: PlayPark, Southeast Asia’s leading regional online entertainment service provider, today revealed that the highly anticipated MapleStorySEA: Black Mage V180 update will be released on November 14th 2018.

MapleStorySEA: Black’s November 14th patch introduces the following additions to Maple World:

  • Level-up flow improvements
  • Increased efficiency of content for players under level 200
  • Lower total experience points needed to reach level 220
  • Lower the level of Hyper Skill acquisition
  • Increased availability of Mastery Books

The Black Mage content updates will be released over November and December.

Each update comes with a new set of features which existing and returning players can participate, including two new systems; the Alliance & Destiny systems. The Alliance system rewards players with special skills and items to claim based on the Alliance Rank accrued by playing the game.

The Destiny system lets players collect desire currency to fill up a gauge to unlock more story content. This system is designed to ensure that all players, regardless of level, are involved with the telling of the epic that is the Black Mage’s story.

MapleStorySEA: Black Mage update will also implement a limited-time event called Tera Burning. This allows veterans and new players to ‘burn’ a new character and level up 3X faster. Alternatively, the event-only Burning World server lets players level up 1.5X faster and deal increased damage to bosses and regular enemies. Players can create a Tera Burning character in the Burning World server to level up exceptionally fast while enjoying the benefits unique to that world. This character can be transferred to other worlds after the event concludes.

This patch is the culmination of a story that began 10-years ago as Maple World and its’ champions go to war with the hero-turned-villain, the Black Mage. Players will engage with various storylines in their different worlds before joining together for a final, earth-shattering showdown in December.

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About MapleStorySEA

MapleStorySEA is a free-to-play, 2D, side-scrolling massively multiplayer online role-playing game, developed initially by the South Korean company Wizet and bought over by Nexon thereafter.

In MapleStorySEA, players can extensively customise their avatars through in-game purchases from the cash shop with real money. Free-to-play players can earn cash shop items through timed or seasonal events, often in the form of gameplay enhancement items.

MapleStory allows players to traverse and explore different continents and fight a multitude of enemies and unique bosses. Interactions between players take the form of chatting, one-to-one trading or by playing mini-games. Adventures in MapleStorySEA band together in parties and guilds to partake in quests and raids.


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About PlayPark

PlayPark under Asiasoft Corporation Public Company Limited (“Asiasoft”) is a Leading Regional Online Entertainment Service Provider in Southeast Asia with a dominating market share in the region covering Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam, Indonesia and Philippines.

The company was established in Thailand in 2001 and listed on the Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET:AS) since 2008. The Company’s affiliates are involved in international investment for online games publishing and development, as well as game portal services ( and other IT related business. In the 17-years of service, we have published over 90 games with partners like Activision Blizzard, Capcom, Sega and Sony.

Currently, we have 30 enjoyable and interactive online games like MapleStory and Audition Next Level which are enjoyed by gamers all over the world.

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