Elsword is a free-to-play, online action RPG that uses classic side-scrolling game mechanics in an immersive manga inspired world.
User reviews:
Mixed (51 reviews) - 58% of the 51 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
Mostly Positive (5,553 reviews) - 78% of the 5,553 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Jul 2, 2014

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September 12

Let Peace and Prosperity Reign Over the Magical Lands of Elrios in the Harmony Festival!

Heya adventurers! We’ve got a fun week ahead of us with revamps and awesome events! First up, we have a Character Balance Revamp to make your battles efficient and fair. You can test out your new skills tomorrow! Our beloved Profession System gets a major revamp with new achievements, new items, and a whole lot of new functions! You just might want to log-in and try it out for yourselves! Then we’re finally launching the new Mentor-Pupil System. Forge lasting friendships with one another while passing down a more experienced player’s knowledge to a new player! How awesome is that?! No more confused and directionless playing (unless that’s your style) again, totes awesome!

And finally, Harmony Festival is back! That’s right, get ready for awesome events, boosts, buffs, costumes, and more! It’s going to be one fantastic festival for sure! And don’t forget to check out the Item Mall for to check out new stuff and things!

Harmony Festival
A period of momentary peace has come to Elrios and with it brings lots of goodies and fun!
  • Start hoarding Harmony Festival Pies because you can get it for FREE from Ariel!
  • Chat up Ariel to unlock special titles and use them during the event!
  • You also get to use a special skill and get additional Harmony Festival Buffs when you go dungeon running with the Heroes Assemble buff active!
  • Get Harmony Festival Costume Cubes when you login for 10 minutes once! And get even more rewards when you log-in for 10 to 20 minutes daily!
  • Collect Harmony Festival Coins to exchange them with Ariel for useful consumables!
  • There’s also a very special place in Elrios to celebrate the Harmony Festival. Want to find out where it is? You can check it out tomorrow!

Item Mall Goodies
Make the ladies and gentlemen swoon when you sit down and play your tunes! Get the Eternal Vows Serenade Sit Motion in black and white tomorrow!

That’s all for now folks!

See y’all in game~
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September 5

Looking for a Way to Contribute to Our Elsword Forum Community? Become a Mod!

Hiya adventurers! With the new forums running at full speed, we’re thinking we might need a little help from those of who are able and willing. That’s why for those not yet in the loop or if you just forgot, applications to become a full-pledged Forum Mod is open! If you or anyone you know has the qualifications, the heart, the humor, and the dedication to become a Mod, then you can submit your applications here. If you think mod responsibilities aren’t for you, well, there’s no need to feel too bad because we have something for you to enjoy this week! What it is, we can’t say… yet! In other news, we also have the much-awaited wedding costume package at the Item Mall coming in tomorrow so stay tuned for this and more!

Item Mall Goodies

If you’re planning to have the best wedding in all of Elrios, then your everyday outfit just won’t do! So, we’re bringing you a special outfit for your big day. The best part? You can wear this awesome wedding attire every day! Get the Eternal Wedding Package tomorrow!

Not planning to wed but love those wedding accessories? We got you, fam! Eternal Wedding Auras and Eternal Wedding Wings are available to purchase separately tomorrow!

Well, 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.”

Harmony Festival

~Harmony Festival~
When El Energy is Cycled and All Beings are at Rest...

Let Peace and Prosperity Reign in Elrios because we’ve got boosts and freebies for you!

El Tower Defense

~Turning the Tide~
After uncovering the mystery of the Debrian Laboratory, the El Search Party makes their way to the El Tower, where the man behind the mask will finally be revealed.

What manner of creatures await our valiant heroes now? The time to save Elrianode is NOW!

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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