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Amsterdam, The Netherlands — November 9, 2023 | Following the game’s full launch earlier this year and subsequent surge in player numbers, Kakao Games and Nimble Neuron are excited to reveal their plans for Eternal Return Season 2! Expect a new playable character, exciting community events, a bounty of special rewards, and a slew of much-anticipated gameplay improvements. This comes after a large influx of players, especially in France, where the number of recent daily active users has increased by 20X, Eternal Return achieving a peak Twitch viewership of 21,000 in the region.
Eternal Return Season 2 “Battle Maids” will officially launch on November 9th for PC via Steam, leaving behind the beach parties and bikinis of Season 1 for something a little more prim and proper. Prepare to welcome the Housekeeper Corp. with a quartet of new looks for fan favorites Fiora, Aya, Rozzi, and Bernice. Don’t let their formal attire fool you – Eternal Return’s roster of characters are dressed to kill!Alongside these new cosmetics and other Season 2 content, players can expect improvements to the core game experience. In response to community feedback, the following improvements will soon be rolled out for Eternal Return:Matchmaking algorithm improvementsTemporary safe zone improvementsCollect from adjacent corpses at onceEscape Votes and Area Visibility improvementsPing Types & improvementsSpectating UI improvements (after being eliminated)
These improved features come just in time as Eternal Return welcomes Test Subject 69, Leni, who will be released on November 9th. This exciting new character can rush to support her allies in team fights, boasting a colorful arsenal of toy weapons and gadgets. To celebrate her arrival, Eternal Return will host a Leni Play Event between November 9th and December 6th with missions to complete and rewards to unlock including the Taunty Leni Skin, and Taunty Leni Profile Icon.[VIDEO]Season 2 will also introduce a new ER Pass packed with free rewards to unlock as you log-in and play, including three of the new Housekeeper Corp. Skins. Meanwhile, the latest Season Pack bundles a collection of content from the latest season, including access to Leni and two additional Test Subjects, as well as seven Skins (featuring an exclusive Housekeeper Corp. Epic Skin for Fiora) and other bonus items.Eternal Return is free to download on Steam. For the latest Eternal Return news, you can stay up to date by following the game on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Discord, or Instagram.About Eternal ReturnOn the deserted Lumia Island, the seedy organisation known as AGLAIA is conducting secret experiments on human subjects in a bid to perfect a new race of extraordinary humans. Scour the island for materials to craft armour and weapons and be the last one standing in this thrilling, challenging multiplayer online survival arena.Eternal Return is now free to download and play on PC via Steam. For the latest Eternal Return news, you can stay up to date by following the game on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Discord orInstagram.About Kakao GamesFounded in 2016, Kakao Games is a leading publisher of online and mobile games, responsible for releasing titles including Pearl Abyss' Black Desert Online (serviced in North America and Europe until early 2021), KRAFTON’s PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (serviced in Korea), ArcheAge, Survival MOBA Eternal Return (service in North America, Europe and Oceania), Kong Studios' Guardian Tales (serviced in North America, Europe, Latin America and Oceania), and Nineark's Eversoul (serviced in North America and Europe).About Nimble NeuronFounded in 2013, Nimble Neuron, mostly known for its PC Game Eternal Return. Nimble Neuron is made of passionate game players who have the common goal of creating high-quality games for the enjoyment of players all across the globe. To learn more, visit their website.