Publisher Nexon announced the 2nd Closed Beta Test of the Asia-only, free-to-play MOFPS (Multiplayer Online First Person Shooter) Counter-Strike Online 2.
Korean gamers are invited to apply for the CBT, which is set for three days, starting on 16 November 2012.
Nexon Korea and Valve Corporation partnered in 2007 to co-develop Counter-Strike Online, an online version of the first-person multiplayer game Counter-Strike. Tailored for gaming audiences in Asia, Counter-Strike Online is an online phenomenon, reaching 500,000, 70,000 and 50,000 concurrent users in China, Taiwan and Korea, respectively.
Counter-Strike Online 2 will offer enhanced graphics, more realistic gameplay and powerful impact sensations powered by an enhanced version of the Source engine. The game will also feature various game modes enhancing its original game experience with new and improved environments, weapons, equipment customization and more.
Taiwan-based MMOG publisher Gamania has striked a deal with Nexon and secured publishing rights for Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau.
Counter-Strike Online 2 - Cinematic Trailer