MapleStory Holds Co-Promotion Event with LINE FRIENDS on April 24

Special Event Brings Popular Characters, Unique Items, and More

LINE Friends x MapleStory (Graphic: Business Wire)

LOS ANGELES--()--MapleStory, the iconic free-to-play global MMORPG from Nexon, is bringing the fun and adorable characters from LINE FRIENDS to Maple World through the LINE FRIENDS X MapleStory co-promotion event from April 24 to May 21, 2019.

Available for players with characters level 61 and higher, this co-promotion event will feature beloved characters such as BROWN, CONY and LEONARD. Maplers who partake in the event can obtain LINE FRIENDS Coins, which can be redeemed in the LINE FRIENDS Coin Shop for special in-game items and consumables.

Upcoming LINE FRIENDS events and rewards include:

  • A Surplus of Snapshots Event - Complete special photography quests to obtain LINE FRIENDS Stickers and other items including LINE FRIENDS Coins, gift boxes, and medals.
  • Souvenir Collection Event - Gather Maple World souvenirs over 14 days to obtain a LINE FRIENDS Gift Box or collect Maple World Leaves in exchange for souvenirs.
  • Proactive Peacekeeping Event - Help the LINE FRIENDS characters tour Maple World safely by hunting monsters to receive a LINE FRIENDS Gift Box.

Additionally, LINE FRIENDS character themed items such as chat rings, mounts, pets, outfits and more will be available in the Cash Shop throughout the event period.

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LINE FRIENDS X MapleStory Assets
LINE FRIENDS X MapleStory Trailer

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LINE FRIENDS is a global character brand featuring 11 characters which were originally created for use as stickers for leading mobile messenger application LINE and its 200 million active worldwide users. The company has emerged as a global creator by introducing new Intellectual Property (IP) like BT21, characters created together with global boy band BTS, in addition to Animation Running Man and Usamaru.

LINE FRIENDS also has collaborated with a number of renowned brands including LAMY, L'Occitane and Bang&Olufsen, all aligned with the company's philosophy and values to showcase premium character products.

More recently, LINE FRIENDS has operated over 130 stores globally in a total of 11 markets worldwide, in trend-leading cities such as Seoul, Tokyo, New York, and Shanghai, and became an independent company in January 2015. For more information please visit

About MapleStory
First released in North America in May 2005, MapleStory became one of the largest and most active free-to-play, side-scrolling MMORPGs in the world. With over 13 million registered players from its Global services alone (there are total seven MapleStory services around the world), the game continues to grow and evolve alongside its passionate community since launching over 13 years ago. There have been over 274 million characters created to date, which would make MapleStory the 4th highest populated country in the world.

About Nexon America Inc.
Nexon America, a subsidiary of NEXON Co., Ltd. (“Nexon”) (3659.TO) is a global leader in online games with more than 80 live games operated across more than 190 countries. Nexon America introduced micro-transactions and the free-to-play business model in 2005, and is widely credited with unmatched global expertise in sophisticated live game operations, nurturing player communities, and for sustaining titles for years, even decades. Nexon is listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, and the company was placed on the Nikkei Stock Index 300 in 2017.


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