Ignited partners with Nexon America to create first-ever MAPLESTORY FEST

On April 14, Ignited partnered with Nexon America to produce its first-ever MAPLESTORY FEST!

The invitation-only fan event celebrated the legacy of MapleStory with over a decade’s worth of epic updates, and served as a thank you for the fans’ (Maplers) loyalty and excitement for the game over the years.

MAPLESTORY FEST activities included:

  • Main Stage sessions, including:
    • Live Q&A panels with Maplestory’s developers in their first-ever North American appearance
    • Exclusive announcements about the future of MapleStory
    • Announcement that MapleStory 2 is coming to North America!
  • Live Twitch broadcast (incl. 1 hour on Twitch homepage)
  • Zakum Challenge game demos
  • MapleStory M game demos
  • Activities including:
    • Bowman Target Challenge
    • Dance, Dance, Stop
    • MapleStory Debate
    • Maplestory Photo Op
    • Fan Art Gallery
  • Henesys Hangout Lounge
  • Catered Lunch
  • Necoje Artist Store
  • MapleStory Merchandise Store
  • Opportunities to win free, one-of-a-kind gift bags


An estimated 500 Maplers, selected based on age of Nexon account, character level, activity status, etc., took part in the free all-day event at Hollywood’s iconic Fonda Theatre.

The first-ever MAPLESTORY FEST set the bar for future fan events for the brand!