Divorce-Happy MMO Providing Help to Troubled Couples



  • About 10 days ago, Nexon, the publisher of MapleStory found three beyond four marriages initiated in-game lead to divorce. So MapleStory's next content update includes features that emphasize couples sticking together.
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    Three Out of Four Online Marriages End in Divorce, Says Korean MMO
    MapleStory, the South Korean sidescrolling MS 2 Mesos MMO (above), allows players to acquire hitched whenever they so…
    Ascension, your next big update, would include special quests for couples. "Shower your significant other with devotion in new quests to renew your vows periodically, and MapleStory will shower you with gifts!" says the state announcement.
    Game Politics reached over to Nexon and found the new party quests are actually balanced to get more efficient leveling, another excuse to stick with Buy MS 2 Mesos the betrothed. And Nexon also told Game Politics which it did plan changes on the wedding system—getting married costs $25, divorce runs less and is particularly paid through in-game currency. Details around the wedding revamp will not likely be revealed until in a few days.
    The Sept. 15 survey indicated that, of 26,982 marriages performed in North America, 20,344 resulted in divorce.