Any Ragnarok fans out there? Nuverse has kicked off the Closed Beta Test of Ragnarok X: Next Generation (aka ROX), an innovative mobile 3D MMORPG based on the beloved classic franchise, across Thailand, Indonesia, the Philippines, Malaysia until May 8, 2021. With the pre-registration website up and running as of today, you can also now pre-register for the official version.
Licensed by Gravity Co.,Ltd and developed by The Dream Network, Ragnarok X: Next Generation invites you to explore a faithful re-imagining of the Midgard you know and love, rendered in polished 3D, along with next-generation gameplay, original classes, demons and so much more.
Ragnarok X: Next Generation respects the distinguished and long-running legacy of the RO franchise, with systems, mechanics, and characters familiar to any Ragnarok Online veteran. The game retains the 6 original classes – Swordsman, Thief, Acolyte, Mage, Archer and Merchant. With 2 upgrade classes and 3 advancement stages for each of them, players can have more flexibility in classes. With their unaltered Korean Chibi art style, your favorite familiar demons, such as Poring and Lunatic, together with impressive scenes like The Fountain in Prontera, are all sure to be found in the world of ROX.
Moreover, the game also sports a host of new features that make it a fresh, new journey for players. Ragnarok X: Next Generation leverages 3D modeling to build a fully realistic world – a visual feast for players! The stories in ROX have been refreshed, as well. Through over 100 side quests and over 40 real-time rendered animations, players can delve deeper into the lore of ROX.
Ragnarok X: Next Generation also offers an in-depth experience during adventures in its world. With the updated Unity 3D engine, twin-joystick control scheme and 2.5D + 3D double-perspective design, you’ll have a better sense of control, both while in combat and otherwise. The brand-new engine also includes its own weather system, bringing a more realistic immersive experience for players.
Players in the Philippines can pre-register for Ragnarok X: Next Generation on the game’s pre-registration website. Look forward to unique virtual rewards including the title of “Next Generation”, Campus Festival Backpack, and a Hamster Mount (30 Days)! By participating in the Vending Machine event on the pre-registration website and completing 100 draws, you can even pocket an exclusive Elephant Mount.
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Written by: Angeline Rodriguez
Angeline Rodriguez is the Managing Editor of WhenInManila.com and an Editor at Newsweek Amplify. She is a gamer and a geek with a mad love for anime and KDramas.