Elsword is a free-to-play, online action RPG that uses classic side-scrolling game mechanics in an immersive manga inspired world.
Recent Reviews:
Mixed (81) - 56% of the 81 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
All Reviews:
Mostly Positive (5,801) - 77% of the 5,801 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Jul 2, 2014

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March 13

Continue Your Leap to Greatness with Your New Companion!

Heya adventurers! We’ve finally completed the epic Third Job transformations for all paths, at last! Since you’ve probably already spent enough time with your characters, which one is your favorite so far? Are you digging the canon paths more or is the call of the dark side too strong to ignore? Let us know! By the way, how are y’all loving our list of amazing events, so far? Have you made that great jump to 90 yet? If you haven’t, you better not dawdle because this event won’t last long! With that said, last week’s events are still on-going so enjoy it while you can!

We have two new awesome Forum Events with to keep your creative juices flowing, so don’t forget to check those out as well because winners will get TONS of K-Ching! And as always, don’t forget to check out the Item Mall to see what’s

Forum Events
El Doodle: 3rd Job Edition
Now that ALL of the third jobs are out, we know y’all are gawking at their beautiful forms so why not show off your awesome art skeelz and win some K-Ching? All you have you have to do is draw your favorite 3rd Job Character and that’s it! That’s your entry! But make sure you follow the guidelines and don’t forget to include your IGN + Server!

Luck of the Irish
It’s time we go green… for St. Patrick’s Day! Celebrate the occasion by wearing your greenest and best outfit! Show off your flair for fashion! Take a screenshot of your character celebrating St. Patty’s Day and post it on the forums! 10 lucky winners will get 1,000 K-Ching!

Item Mall Goodies
This messenger of death walks with you to complement your ominous presence! You can raise her up yourself for a cute (but just as intimidating) little Morte or if you want to reap the full benefits immediately, the adult version will be right up your alley!

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.”

Elsword's Masters of Darkness Return in the Final 3rd Job 3rd Path Update

KOG Games, a leading developer and publisher of popular free-to-play MMORPGs, today launches Elsword’s third and final update in the hugely popular 3rd Job update series. This is a series that introduces 3 Job classes for at least 3 Paths for each and every playable character in the game. And if that wasn’t enough, this update ushers in the return of the dark and sinister Masters of Darkness storyline.

Each of the Elsword characters have at least 3 Job paths. Each of these paths now has 3 Jobs (Jobs are like character classes). One of the things that makes Elsword so interesting is each “Path” that a character has, represents a choice that was made, a life decision. This affects both the lore and how each character plays. The 3rd Job, 3rd Path update represents the doom, gloom and delectably sinister side of these characters.

As the El Search Party comes to grips with the fact that the road ahead may lead them straight into the heart of the Demon Realm, some have come to the realization that the only way to defeat those that sit proudly upon the throne of darkness, is to embody insanity; they must become darkness and violence incarnate.

But that’s not all that’s going into this update today. Because the 3rd Jobs are end game content for a massive character lineup, KOG is ringing in a huge update with some even bigger Events and giveaways:

Whether you’re an edgelord fanboy (or fangirl), love the crazy or yandere type characters… or are just into the Cutey, Beauty Pretty Metamorphy magical girls, Elsword’s Masters of Darkness, 3rd Job update is exactly the kind of big evil you need.
Play Your Manga, Play to Win, Play Elsword!

3rd Job 3rd Path Events

Engulfed in shadows and chained by their wrath. Our heroes chose a different path.
Embrace the Darkness!

Click for details!

Super Jumping Event

How do you jump from Lvl 1 to Lvl 90?
This is no silly hack, we’re giving you 100 Philosopher’s Scroll to get you ahead!

Check out the website for more details on this amazing event!

New and Returning Character Event

Coming back or are you totally new? Take advantage of easy leveling, insane boosts, and epic rewards! Don’t miss it!

Check the website for more details!

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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