Third and final CBT starts today for Riders of Icarus

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Press Release


Los Angeles – June 2nd, 2016

Third and final CBT starts today for Riders of Icarus 


The third and final closed beta test for Riders of Icarus begins today and runs through Tuesday, June 7. The global NDA for all territories will also be lifted beginning today. Following this test, Riders of Icarus will be offline until the Head Start begins on June 29, with open beta following on July 6.

As a reward to the players who join to help us stress test the servers and the latest content as we prepare Riders of Icarus for its open beta launch, we’re hosting a 5-day attendance event to give the community a chance to play with exclusive Heroic and Legendary items from the Founder’s Packs for a limited time.*:

  • Day 1: Diamond Wolf (exclusive ground mount; incl. in Heroic and Legendary Riders’ Packs)
  • Day 2: ChaCha the Cat Shoulder Accessory (provides 10% physical attack and magic attack at 3% for 10 seconds, maximum health increased by 500 HP and cast time reduced by 5%; Legendary Riders Pack)
  • Day 3: Karios (exclusive dragon air mount; Legendary Pack)
  • Day 4: Onyx Order Outfit (changes the look of your character to that of a member of the Onyx Order; Legendary Pack)
  • Day 5: Weapon Skin (changes the look of your equipped weapon; Legendary Pack)

During the final closed beta test, we’re expanding our service regions to include countries in North and South America, Europe, the Nordics, Africa and the Middle East. A full list of supported territories can be found here. In addition to gaining access through beta invites and key giveaways, everyone who has purchased a Riders of Icarus Founder’s Pack will have access to the final closed beta.

Players who participated in the previous betas will see a number of differences from the initial tests, including improved tutorials, updated character creation screen and systems, and the newly revealed open-target Action Mode, all based on feedback from the community. WeMade will continue to source valuable input from its fans during CBT 3 in order to improve Riders of Icarus for open beta and beyond.

Two new screenshots has been released to celebrate the closed beta weekend: 

About Riders of Icarus
Take the battle to the sky with fantastical flying mount combat unlike anything you’ve seen before, in Riders of Icarus, the new unprecedented action-adventure MMORPG experience that lets you ride and fight on the back of the realm’s most dangerous winged beasts… dragons.  As a Rider with legendary combat abilities, you will explore a majestic world to tame, collect and train hundreds of different wild beasts as your very own mounts, each with unique special abilities.  Master the skills of aerial combat with other battle-ready heroes as you fight your way through an epic experience filled with massive boss battles by both land and air.

The Ride of Your Life Awaits!

*Items will be rewarded each day a player logs in consecutively. Players must be logged in for a minimum of 30 minutes per day to receive the item. These items will be added to players’ accounts only for the duration of the closed beta test, ending June 7.

About WeMade Entertainment, Co., Ltd.
WeMade Entertainment, Co., Ltd. is a game development company based in Seoul, Korea, which services many games through mobile, online and other platforms. The company was founded in 2000 and has been a leader in the gaming industry from its inception.

The company developed well-known MMORPG The Legend of Mir 2, which produced record revenues and the largest user base worldwide, with a CCU record of over 800,000 in China. In 2012, mobile games such as Candy Pang andWind Runner became favorites in Korea and recorded over 10 million downloads. WeMade is continuing to develop and publish mobile games in various genres such as AOS, RPG, SNG and much more worldwide.

About Nexon America, Inc.
Nexon America, Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of NEXON Co., Ltd. (“Nexon”) (3659.TO) a worldwide leader in online games. Based in Los Angeles, Nexon America was founded in 2005 to bring the best of online entertainment to the North American audience. The company’s growing library of titles includes fan-favoritesMapleStory, the classic side-scrolling MMORPG; Vindictus,an action-packed combat MMO; and Dirty Bomb, Splash Damage’s multiplayer online first-person shooter, now in open beta on Steam. Upcoming titles from Nexon America include First Assault, a first-person shooter based on the critically acclaimed “Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex” IP, now in Early Access; LawBreakers, the first title from Cliff Bleszinski’s studio Boss Key Productions; and an unannounced title from QC Games.

More press releases and hot news from Nexon are available here.

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