Upcoming MMORPG Astellia Online Launching December 13th In South Korea
Nexon had quite a few games to show off at this years G-STAR 2018 game conference. Astellia Online, a beautiful Anime-inspired MMORPG developed by Studio 8 & Barunson Games was revealed to be releasing on December 13th, 2018 in South Korea. Astellia Online is an interesting new take on the MMO genre, blending a mixture of both MMO and TCG elements to provide players with an MMO experience like no other.
Astellia Online utilizes a unique card-based combat system that allows players to both collect and then combine various cards to call forth powerful companions to aid them in battle.
The companions in question are very crucial to the game as they carry with them a variety of effects: Some offer things like buffs, others offer debuffs to enemies, crowd control skills, can act as tanks, or even healers.
The game offers five unique classes to choose between: Archer, Mage, Rogue, Scholar, Warrior. The companions, referred to as “Astels”, come in four distinct types: Aide, Guardian, Savior, Servant, and thirteen different classes such as Fairy, Knight or Warrior.
Astellia has a lot of end-game content to offer players in the form of large-scale PvP and PvE within the same field of battle, a large PvP Colosseum, a PvE Tower, and Guild Wars to name a few.
Astellia does not have a confirmed Western release date yet.