It was announced Thursday that the developers for Korean MapleStory (the original MapleStory) will raise the level cap from 200 to 250 this Thursday January 31st.
MapleStory Extend the highest level in ten years! 250 levels COMING SOON! Hello MapleStory. Veterans seen this news for surprise! Finally! Many veterans has been waiting for the day is coming! Thursday, January 31, 2013! MapleStory for the first time in 10 years, the highest level Extended to 250 levels. The challenge to become the highest level is very near! Please wait a bit longe ~ The highest level of expansion is just the beginning. Maplers desire to challenge in the future to meet the high-level content is scheduled to be updated! Check details on Thursday 31 January! Thank you.
This announcement is extremely unexpected and has maplers facepalming all across the world, especially those who have already reached level 200. It is unclear whether other versions, such as MapleGlobal and MapleSEA, will follow suit.
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