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Asiasoft Online Celebrates MapleSEA’s Third Year Anniversary with “Triple Treats” Outdoor Event


- Gathering of families and friend’ proved great success for MapleStory even after three years -

29 June 2008, Singapore – AsiaSoft Online Pte Ltd (“AsiaSoft”), the leading publisher of Massively-Multiplayer Online Games (MMOGs) in Southeast Asia, rejoiced and celebrated as its most successful casual gaming title, MapleSEA (http://www.MapleSEA.com), turned three on 29th June, 2008! To commemorate the third year anniversary of the beloved free-to-play 2D MMO, AsiaSoft lavished all Maplers with a triple load of goodies at the “Triple Treats” outdoor birthday bash.

Held at the bustling Suntec City Tropics Atrium, the event grounds were transformed into a magical MapleSEA world where fantasy heroes and characters were brought to life with a carnival of games and endless activities. Symbolic and larger-than-life birthday candles were the centre of attention, marketing the special occasion of MapleSEA’s third year anniversary. And as with any birthday celebration, there were gifts galore, as players exchanged their used A-Cash Prepaid Cards for several exclusive MapleSEA premiums such as plush toys and stationery.

One of the unforgettable highlights of “Triple Treats” bash was the “Maple 3 Race”, held in conjunction with AsiaSoft’s “Gamers Love Sports” initiative to support cyber-wellness and healthy lifestyle habits. Teams of Maplers were invited to participate in this physically demanding challenge, which saw them racing across Suntec City to perform special tasks and to collect MapleSEA items to ace the race. The lucky winners walked away with exclusive birthday premiums and were invited to grace the birthday cake cutting ceremony alongside top executives from AsiaSoft and NEXON Corporation, the Korean game developers behind MapleSEA.

“With the widespread popularity of MapleSEA throughout the years, it has become a great part of our gamers’ lives. AsiaSoft is thankful to all our Maplers, as well as their families and friends, for their continuous support all these years,” said Mr Sherman Tan, Chairman of AsiaSoft. “The fond memories shared by all our Maplers contribute to the success of the game, and reinforce our commitment to continually bring more exciting games into the market.”

Other features of the “Triple Treats” event included the ”Maple Turns 3” stage memory games, the ”Fr33 Market”, a “Special 3treat Auction” and the final “Lucky 3 Draw”. Lucky Maplers who scored a rare Golden Ticket with their purchase of MapleSEA A-Cash Prepaid Cards, enjoyed luxurious VIP access to the “Fr33 Market”, where they got to pick and choose the MapleSEA premiums they wished to redeem. Winners of the grand “Lucky 3 Draw” walked away with a slew of attractive prizes including Casio digital cameras, Razer computer peripherals and Dell laptops!

“We are very excited to mark this special celebration with our beloved Maplers, with whom we are now celebrating MapleSEA’s third anniversary,” said Shin Chul Kang, Joint Chief Executive Officer of NEXON Corporation. “It’s so delightful to witness so many Maplers enjoying this special event with their friends and families, and this was certainly a lovely experience that we can all share for many years to come.”

Maplers who participated in the birthday festivities also got their hands on limited edition in-game weapons and accessories, specially developed to usher in MapleSEA’s third year anniversary. These in-game items dress up player avatars, adding vibrant animated when the avatars attack in-game monsters and are highly coveted as time-limited collectibles for this year only!

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About MapleSEA
MapleSEA (http://www.MapleSEA.com) is the local free-to-play version of MapleStory, played by over 83 million users worldwide. MapleStory is the world’s first free-to-play 2D side-scrolling MMORPG (Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game). Featuring cute anime-style, fun game play, and a visionary avatar business model, MapleStory has established itself as one of Asia’s top online games.

In the game, players can customize their characters with clothing and accessory items from thousands of different items, from stylish head gear and earrings to menacing-looking weapons. Additionally, players are also encouraged to further personalize the look of their characters with original and highly coveted items only available from the Cash Shop using AsiaSoft prepaid cards.

MapleStory also offers players many opportunities to interact with other players through a buddy list system which allows players to chat with friends who are online using four different messaging modes including public chat, party chat, buddy chat, as well as private messaging.

MapleSEA is published in Singapore and Malaysia by AsiaSoft Online Pte Ltd and developed by Wizet Studio, from the Korean based online game company NEXON Corporation.

About AsiaSoft Online Pte Ltd
AsiaSoft Online Pte Ltd publishes Massive Multiplayer Online Games (MMOGs) in Singapore and Malaysia. Incorporated in 2004, AsiaSoft Online Pte Ltd assists game developers to tap onto the growth potential of the South-East Asia region.

AsiaSoft Online Pte Ltd publishes “MapleStory”, “Audition”, “GetAmped”, “Grand Chase”, “CABAL Online”, “Richman Online”, and distributes “Gunbound”, “SilkRoad Online”. AsiaSoft Online Pte Ltd is also the Official Distributor for Blizzard Entertainment’s record breaking title “World of Warcraft”.

AsiaSoft Online Pte Ltd is part of the AsiaSoft group of publishing companies with a presence in Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam serving over 15 million registered gamers.

Committed to developing the regional online gaming community, AsiaSoft Online Pte Ltd works with content developers and industry partners to entertain and engage casual gamers and netizens. Content localization, marketing and game service management are deployed by specialized and dedicated professionals, for game developers, in an integrated services platform.

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