Elsword is a free-to-play, online action RPG that uses classic side-scrolling game mechanics in an immersive manga inspired world.
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Mixed (66 reviews) - 66% of the 66 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
Mostly Positive (5,255 reviews) - 79% of the 5,255 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Jul 2, 2014

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March 21

Get Ready to Reach Unimaginable Heights with the Transcendence Class Change Ticket Event!

Heya adventurers! How are y’all doing? Spring is finally here! To jumpstart the spring mood, let's get you excited about what's happening this week. First up, we have what many players have been eagerly waiting for. It’s a very straightforward and simple event but one that will benefit a lot of players. Yes, it’s finally happening, the Transcendence Class Change Ticket Event is set tomorrow! Definitely don’t miss this because who knows when we’ll have another one like this! Next, is just a reminder to let you know that you only have a week left to join Elesis’ March Madness. Join one or all of the events that you think will best showcase your talents and let your creative juices flow (especially heightened by adrenalin to finish in time). And lastly, we have a few new and returning things at the Item Mall. They’re going to be awesome so watch out for it!

Transcendence Class Change Ticket Event

The thing you’ve all been waiting for is finally here! Are you ready for the Transcendence Class Change Ticket Event? It happens tomorrow and all you need to do is just log-in for an accumulated time of 60 minutes. It’s really that simple! And the event lasts for a whole week so there’s no excuse to miss it!

Item Mall Goodies

Become the most extraordinary-looking train crew member to ever walk mortal planes when you equip yourself with these ominous accessories. Nothing says, ‘welcome to the last train ride of your life’ like the Netherworld Express Crew Accessories. Get ‘em tomorrow!

And coming back to the Item Mall tomorrow we have the Glacial Ice Burner Set and the Nasod Battle Suit MK2 Set. These Ice Burner sets are stronger than ever and guaranteed to win your fights faster!

That’s all for now, folks!

See y’all in game~

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March 14

Apostasia Transcends and A New PVP System Opens!

Heya adventurers! We have a LOT of things coming to you this week so hold on to your hats and let’s get started. First order of business is to announce Apostasia’s Transcendence is going live tomorrow! Finally, your darkest character in Elsword will become… uhhh… darker. And stronger, of course! So definitely check that out. Next, we have an epic update on Elsword’s PVP. We have a new League System and we have new awesome maps, as well. And as always, there’s a lot of new stuff at the Item Mall tomorrow so don’t forget to check those out too!

Ain 3rd Path Transcendence
Ain becomes stronger, faster, and better in his latest and last Transcendence transformation. A power befitting an angel-turned-Lord of Chaos. Take this last step into greatness tomorrow!
  • Everybody gets a Symbol of Transcendence (7 Days) when you log-in for 10 minutes of accumulated time!
  • And! All Ain 3rd path will get a Symbol of Transcendence (7 Days) specially made for them!

PVP Revamp
Are you ready for a new and improved PVP system? I sure am! And in PVP Season 5 we’re bringing out the big guns (and other weapons of mass destruction)! There’s new things to watch out for tomorrow as well, such as the League System and a new awesome map!

Totally awesome new PVP map!

  • Camilla is giving all the players (regardless of level and class) a very tough PVP challenge. For 7 days, players must complete a series of PVP tasks per day and a reward will be given each time you complete a task!
  • Rewards for completing the quest include (in order of the days given): New Sparring Accessory Full Set Cube, PVP Title Trial Sheet, Vitality Potions, Mana Elixirs, [Cobo] Blessed Alchemist’s Elixir Box (7 Days), Luriel’s EXP 200% Medal (1 Day), and Sage’s Magic Stones.

Elesis Events Reminder
Just a reminder to our players who haven’t joined in on the fun yet! March is for Elesis and we’ve got a bunch of fun activities to challenge your creativitey~ Show them off to the many players of Elsword around the world and you might win tons of K-Ching!
  • Elesis Tutorial Contest – Got an opinion on how to best play Elesis? Tell the world in the most creative manner either via text, images, infographic, or video!
  • Elesis Birthday Card Contest – What better way to greet someone on their birthday than to give them a birthday card! Use any medium you like but share it as a digital file. Get creative!
  • Elesis Trailer Creation Contest – You think your Elesis is best? Show it off then! Create a trailer and practice directing your character!
  • Elesis Birthday Fashion Contest – Budding stylists, dress up your Elesis using Item Mall stuff in this fun and unique contest and you can win K-Ching!
  • Elesis Jokes Contest – Practice your comedic prowess by creating a GIF that features in-game footage of Elesis paired with an Elesis-themed joke for a chance to win K-Ching! Now go be funny!

Item Mall Goodies

Don’t be deceived by this inconspicuous-looking attire. It may look like just a suit but this costume will definitely make your enemies beg to be taken into the underworld! Indulge them and get the Netherworld Service Crew outfit tomorrow!

Who knew you could deal so much damage while sitting in the comforts of your chair? Do ALL the things while you sit back on your Dekal’s Chair Type-H when it comes out tomorrow!

We have another set of Ice Burners coming back to give y’all a chance to complete the sets. Plus, they’re back with better stats so you’re stronger than ever! Collect the Royal Blood, Gold Falcon, and the Salvatore Ventus sets tomorrow!

That’s all for now folks~

See y’all in-game!

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"A great experience right from the beginning — there is so little downtime that you'll find yourself pulling off combos in no time. Combat is where the game truly shines."

“Winner: 2011 Best Sidescroller”

"Top 3 Action Games - Reader's Choice"
--MMO Site

“Beautiful, 3D stylized scenes cleverly accented with manga charm.”

Available now: Ain's 3rd Job Path

Lofty: Wanderer | Apostasia
Forsaken by the Goddess, the Seed of Chaos has been planted.

Learn more here: http://elsword.koggames.com/ain/

About This Game

Elsword is a free-to-play, online action RPG that uses classic side-scrolling beat ‘em up gameplay mechanics and deep customization to bring a unique manga experience to life.

In Elsword, you star in your own comic book while experiencing all the excitement of a massively multiplayer online game. Get ready for fast-paced gameplay, stunning animation, and epic bosses. Whether conquering hordes of enemies in dungeon runs or showing off your skills in the PvP arena, Elsword is the most intense free-to-play action RPG to date.

Key Features

•Co-Op Gameplay - Party-up with friends to explore over 50 unique and beautifully rendered dungeons, towns, and secret levels.
•Unique Characters, Unique Stories- Players can choose from nine customizable characters, each their own unique story, play style and special skills to develop.
•Skill-Based PVP Combat- Elsword offers intense and strategic PvP with matchmaking and multiple competitive modes. Challenge your friends in matches of up to 8 players at a time.
•Customize like Crazy- Each character features multiple job changes, dozens of skills and endless opportunities for customization. Create or discover your personal look.
•Community Support- Constant game updates, item and content expansions, and special events including GM Livestream play sessions, community contests and PVP Tournaments are all a part of the Elsword experience.

System Requirements

    • OS:Windows XP
    • Processor:Intel/AMD 1GHz
    • Memory:Above 1GB
    • Graphics:Nvidia GeForce 5 Series
    • DirectX®:9.0c
    • Hard Drive:3GB Space in the hard disk
    • OS:Windows 7 or higher
    • Processor:Intel/AMD 2GHz or higher
    • Memory:Above 2GB
    • Graphics:Nvidia GeForce 7 Series
    • DirectX®:11 or higher
    • Hard Drive:4GB Space in the hard disk
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