Despite the Taiwanese server closing recently, Nexon Korea is still focused on rolling on huge new content for the much loved Dungeon & Fighter Online. In the month of August, the mega summer update (spread across 4 dates) will feature 2 new classes, the Dark Knight and Creator. These 2 classes are primarily for the more veteran players in terms of game control.
The Dark Knight will have all skills from the Slayer class, but the damage output will be significantly lower. However, this class will benefit from more combo chains, just like in fighting games (think Street Fighter). If you are not really adapt at doing combo chains, the Dark Knight will be a tough class for you to bring out his full potential.
The Creator class’ combat mechanics will bring something new to the plate. Casting spells will require players to actively move the mouse around the map for them to hit the pointed location. THe trailer below will show this system clearer.
The August summer update will also see a new PvE area, loosely translated as Gate of Time with 9 new instanced dungeons. New gameplay modes will be introduced, such as avoiding projectiles. With level cap being raised to 80, expect tons of new level 70-80 equipments as well. Many more tweaks will be introduced, with class balancing, dungeon difficulty balancing mentioned.
Also, it seems the winter 2012/ 2013 update will be focused on bringing out the female Slayer class. This class is still under development, hence no details were provided on how she will be different from her male counterpart.