剑侠情缘 is a series of martial arts video games launched since 1997, and in fact the first game is still recognized as the first digital RPG title in China. Created by Seasun (西山居) and published by long-time partner 金山软件 (Kingsoft), 剑侠情缘 has since seen several sequels launched over the years.
Here is a quick timeline of the PC games in the main series thus far:
1. 剑侠情缘 (1997)
2. 剑侠情缘贰 (2000)
3. 剑侠情缘外传: 月影传说 (2001)
4. 新剑侠情缘 (2001), a remake of the original game
5. 剑侠情缘网络版 (2003), the start of online versions
6. 剑侠情缘Ⅱ Online (2005)
7. 剑侠情缘网络版叁 and 剑侠情缘 Web (2009)
Here is a quick timeline of released mobile games thus far:
1. 剑侠情缘手游 (2016) published in China by Tencent Games
2. 剑网1:归来 (2021), also known as 剑侠情缘R
剑侠情缘之藏剑山庄 Movie (2011) starring Nicholas Tse (谢霆锋) and Charlene Choi (蔡卓妍)
As you can see, the 剑侠情缘 series is now close to its 25th anniversary and has inspired many other martial arts games in the market you see today, no matter the platform or technology.
With this rich history of over 20 years, VNG Games is proud to announce that they are preparing to launch the original Simplified Chinese mobile version of the game, 剑侠情缘R, working closely with developer Seasun Games (西山居). Garnering millions of downloads in Viet Nam (since April) and China (since Oct), 剑侠情缘R has proved its appeal and quality at some of the most demanding community of players.
If you did not know, the original PC MMORPG for 剑侠情缘 (JX1) was one of the most successful pioneers of the PC MMORPG genre in Southeast Asia, especially in Singapore and Malaysia, back there in the 2000s. Carry on that legend, 剑侠情缘R keeps all the exciting and favorite features while balancing the user experience on mobile platforms. In fact, the graphics also stay retro to invoke the nostalgia felt a few decades ago!
The story of 剑侠情缘 as a series has always stuck to a core plot which revolves around the war between the ancient China dynasties and neighbouring countries, and later moving deeper into martial arts lore involving different sects such as Shaolin, Kunlun, Beggar Sect, and many more which are playable in the series.
Jian Xia Qing Yuan R (剑侠情缘R) recreates many featured highlights from the classic JX series such as Song Jin Battlefield, Wuxing elements, free trading between players, and other unique copies and gameplay. The most intuitive of which is the 100% re-enactment of the game’s visuals. Players will be able to relive the heroic and enthusiastic memories in the world of swordsman love from the 2000s. There are many other intriguing subplots as well for players to discover!
Players can expect up to 10 playable sects (or classes) to choose from, each with its unique way of combat, weaponry, and beliefs. VNGGames has scheduled to launch the original Simplified Chinese mobile version of 剑侠情缘R in Singapore and Malaysia this festive season, so stay tuned for more updates and details as we go on a journey to ancient China!
Meanwhile, you can pre-register for 剑侠情缘R on both the official website https://jxqy.vnggames.com/pre and app stores. Filling in all required information, the players can obtain the famous mount ‘Red Dragon Horse’, together with many other in-game items, when the game is launched.
All players can also get more gifts by liking/following the official Facebook fanpage https://www.facebook.com/jxqysgmy.The more pre-register amount, the more items you can get, so remember to invite your friends to relive your 剑侠 memories together!
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