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  BTS VISIT THE “MAGIC SHOP” IN MARCH UPDATE OF BTS WORLD
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03/30/2020
 


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Los Angeles (March 30, 2020) - Netmarble today announced a special March update to BTS WORLD, the mobile game that allows the player to manage BTS’ career. The magical update brings a new season to the game’s “Another Story” feature, along with a Tier 2 Upgrade of BTS member cards and special events starting March 30.

 

BTS WORLD’s “Another Story” feature explores the alternate lives of each member if they didn’t form BTS, and season two sees them meeting at a place called the “Magic Shop.” To coincide with the new season, players will also have access to an all-new “MAGIC SHOP” store.

 

In addition to the 2nd season of “Another Story,” features of the update include:

 

  • Material upgrades as part of the new “MAGIC SHOP” store
  • An extended max level for BTS member cards by Tier 2 Upgrade, increasing from 50 to 60
  • New card image applied once Tier 2 Upgrade accomplished
  • An all-new 5-Star Card Rate Up Draw Event
  • Special March events rewarding various in-game items, currencies and buffs:
    • March check-in event
    • Bonus time event
    • March item draw (every four hours)

 

BTS WORLD includes 10,000 brand new photos and 100 video clips exclusive to the game, and players are able to interact virtually with BTS as their manager through various 1:1 interactive content.

 

For more information, please visit the official site [https://btsw.netmarble.com] or follow BTS WORLD on Twitter, YouTube and Instagram. Exclusive merchandise from BTS WORLD is also available on the Netmarble Online Store.

 

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About Netmarble Corporation

Netmarble Corporation strives to entertain audiences of all ages around the world by providing great mobile gaming experiences. Established in Korea in 2000, Netmarble is one of the fastest-growing mobile game companies and consistently ranks as a top mobile developer and publisher worldwide. With more than 6,000 employees, Netmarble has been producing and servicing some of the most successful mobile games including Lineage 2: Revolution, Blade & Soul Revolution, MARVEL Future Fight, BTS WORLD, Everybody’s Marble, and Seven Knights. As a parent company to Kabam, a top mobile game developer in massively multiplayer free-to-play games, the largest shareholder to Jam City, a leading casual social game developer and a major shareholder of BigHit Entertainment, a music production, artist management and publishing company, at the end of 2019, Netmarble decided to acquire Woongjin Coway for new business growth and signed the stock purchase agreement. Netmarble has a strategic partnership with CJ ENM Corporation, Asia’s largest entertainment company, Tencent Holdings, Asia’s largest internet company, and NCsoft, a prominent MMORPG company. More information can be found at http://company.netmarble.com

 

About Big Hit Entertainment

Founded in February 2005 in South Korea by CEO and Producer Bang Si-Hyuk, Big Hit Entertainment's core business focuses on music production, artist management and publishing. Big Hit’s business ventures incorporate and develop a range of content produced from top-notch artists' IP, including global superstars BTS and its newest addition TOMORROW X TOGETHER. With its mission of 'Music & Artist for Healing', Big Hit strives to impart a positive influence through content while providing comfort and inspiration to music fans worldwide.

 

About Takeone Company

Takeone Company Corp. is an innovative content company that utilizes pop-culture within a gaming environment. Established in 2016, Takeone is leading the new genre of mobile games called 'Cinematic Games' that combines interactive game elements within a story concept based on both pop-culture and original IP's.  The games include full motion videos and various visual contents that push the boundaries of next-generation storytelling.  Years of experience and knowledge in both storytelling and game development have led to the creation of cinematic games such as Take Urban, BTS WORLD.  Takeone is currently developing a series of future cinematic games for their next up and coming titles.  For more information, please refer to www.takeonecompany.com.

 

Korea (Seoul)

HQ PR Team

Jinho Lee

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82-2-2271-7444

 

North America

Netmarble US PR

Chastity Irizarry

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Rogers & Cowan

Jacara Jenkins

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Big Hit Entertainment

Irene Choi

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