SEOUL – Aug. 19, 2021 – Lion Games revealed that MMORPG ‘SoulWorker’ will be collaborating with popular Light Novel IP ‘KonoSuba: God’s Blessing on this Wonderful World!’ (hereinafter, ‘KonoSuba’) globally for four weeks starting today.
‘SoulWorker’ fans all over the world will be able to complete various missions in the ‘Vagabond of Wonderful World’ Quest, allowing them to receive special boxes and various rewards including experience points, Zenny (in-game currency), cute character outfits and accessories. Additionally, other Quests and in-game events will be available for the duration of the collaboration.
Fans can look forward to is the limited-edition costumes modeled after ‘KonoSuba’ characters ‘Kazuma,’ ‘Megumin,’ ‘Aqua,’ and ‘Yunyun.’ Fans will also appreciate these adorable costumes as each one includes a specific ‘KonoSuba’ gesture.
‘SoulWorker’ was released in 2017 and follows the stories of SoulWorkers, chosen heroes of humanity, saving a devastated city in a post-apocalyptic world against enemies from another dimension. ‘SoulWorker’ comes to life through Cartoon Rendering technology with graphics not unlike that of an animation.
“Along with our newly added character ‘Lee Nabi’ in July, our game greets fans with nine unique and distinct characters,” said YongNam Jo, ‘SoulWorker’ product director, Lion Games. “We hope that this first-ever collaboration will be a great gift to our global fanbase. We have been putting a ton of work to implement ‘KonoSuba’ into the world of ‘SoulWorker’ so our fans can enjoy a ‘KonoSuba’ twist on our MMORPG. We are working endlessly to add more collaborative-focused content in the future that our fans will love – stay tuned for more.”
‘SoulWorker’ is being serviced through the global digital platform ‘Steam’ in both Traditional Chinese and English. With anime-inspired graphics, action combat systems based on the game’s classes, and nine unique characters, ‘SoulWorker’ has so much to offer than ever before. Following the aforementioned collaboration, Lion Games has many updates coming, including new Raid ‘Violent Sun’. All detailed information can be checked on the official Steam page and Lion Games’ official SNS accounts.
About Lion Games
The most valuable concept Lion Games holds dear can be summed up into one word, "enjoyment." The developers at Lion Games are consistently communicating with its fans to understand where and how "enjoyment" plays a role in the company and its products. Founded in 2011 and based in Seoul, Lion Games prides itself on a “think outside the box” mentality to create unique ideas and usher them into reality.
Through an ever-changing world, Lion Games wishes to grow and evolve with global content trends both within and beyond local markets. More information on the studio can be found at (www.liongames.co.kr).
SoulWorker is an anime-style third-person action MMORPG available for PC gameplay developed by Lion Games. Set in a post-apocalyptic world, players take on the role of a SoulWorker, who are chosen as one of humanity’s saviors. Over 100 PvE districts and episode bosses await the young heroes, and after battling through the AI and guilds, players can then face one another in the extensive PvP zone. A unique emotion system that includes vengeance, madness, euphoria, or sadness defines and powers each of the characters’ abilities. Concentrating on these emotions activates abilities that boost effects for Defense or Attacks while using class-specific Soul Weapons.
Through Steam, SoulWorker is currently only servicing English and Traditional Chinese. In Korea and Japan, it is being serviced through publishers Smilegate and WeMade respectively.