If you grew up enjoying the fantastical and silly 2D MMORPG MapleStory, you'll be thrilled to know that it's got its own, full-fledged sequel these days with MapleStory 2! Everything's much different this time around, with plenty of new quests to complete, new character customization options, powerful world-building tools ,and tons more to explore that both players new and old can appreciate.
The main difference is, of course, the world has a stunning new look — it's all in 3D now!
MapleStory 2 is available as a free-to-play game that you can play via Steam right now, but you can also pick up an optional Founder's Pack that'll run you $24.99 and up. These packs will give you extra goodies that other players won't start out the game with, but aren't required for you to enjoy the game. They're simple a selection of "head starts" you can choose from if you want a little extra help!
There's a whole new world waiting for you in MapleStory 2, so even if you played the first game day in and day out, you'll definitely want to jump into this one and see what all there is on offer! Check out the trailer below for a sneak peek.
You can play MapleStory 2 right now for free via Steam. For tips and tricks on how to conquer your enemies and make the most of your time within the world, make sure you visit our Official MapleStory 2 Wiki!
Brittany Vincent has been covering video games and tech for over a decade for publications like G4, Popular Science, Playboy, Empire, Complex, IGN, GamesRadar, Kotaku, Maxim, GameSpot, Shacknews, and more. When she's not writing or gaming, she's looking for the next great visual novel in the vein of Saya no Uta. Like a fabulous shooter once said, get psyched!