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Blue Archive celebrates “New Year’s Aperitif One-and-Done Match” event story in new update


  • Players can join the Gourmet Research Society’s fight to save Sparrow.
  • Two new students, Haruna (New Year) and Fuuka (New Year), enter the fray.
  • Nexon released two new promotional videos on Blue Archive’s official YouTube channel to welcome the new arrivals.

NEXON Korea Corp. (CEO: Jung-Hun Lee) announced on Wednesday, June 28, an update for Blue Archive’s latest story event, “New Year’s Aperitif: One-and-Done Match,” developed by their subsidiary company Nexon Games (CEO: Yong-Hyun Park).

In this story, the Gourmet Research Society takes on unimaginable obstacles so they can enjoy delicious food. Players can join their fight against the major distribution company, Nyao Foods, in a cookoff to save Sparrow.

Two new students join the battlefield as well:

  • Haruna (New Year) – Haruna (New Year) is an Explosive-type Striker student from Gehenna Academy. When using her EX Skill: Gourmand’s Rage, she deals damage proportional to her ATK to up to five enemies in order. She also deals damage in a circle around her.
  • Fuuka (New Year) – Fuuka (New Year) is a Piercing-type Special student from the same academy. Her EX Skill, School Lunch Club’s Osechi, reduces the cost of EX skills for one ally by up to 50% while increasing their Crit DMG.

In addition to the story update, Mission 21 has been updated to include new missions where players can earn Pyroxenes by completing tasks, leveling up student skills and earning and using Credits. Nexon also released two new PVs on Blue Archive‘s official YouTube channel that features a different side of the Gourmet Research Society students, including Fuuka, Haruna, and Junko from the School Lunch Club as they welcome the new year.

In other news, Nexon announced on Wednesday, June 21 that the official global YouTube channel for Blue Archive has surpassed 100,000 subscribers. To commemorate the milestone, all users received one 10-Recruitment Ticket.

For more information about “New Year’s Aperitif One-and-Done Match” and Blue Archive, players can visit the official Blue Archive communities.

  • Blue Archive Official Forum: [LINK]
  • New Year’s Aperitif One-and-Done Match PV: [LINK]
  • Blue Archive Official Discord: [LINK]
  • Blue Archive Official Twitter: [LINK]
  • Blue Archive Official Facebook: [LINK]

About NEXON Co., Ltd. https://company.nexon.co.jp/en/

Founded in 1994, NEXON Co., Ltd. (Nexon) (3659.TO) is a company engaged in the production, development and operation of online games and Virtual Worlds. First listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange in December 2011, Nexon was placed on JPX400 in 2015 and added to the Nikkei Stock Index 300 in 2017. In 2020, Nexon was added to the Nikkei 225. Nexon currently has more than 45 live games on multiple platforms including mobile and available in more than 190 countries. Major game franchises include MapleStory, KartRider and Dungeon&Fighter. In 2021, Nexon completed the acquisition of Embark Studios AB, a company based in Stockholm, Sweden, developing multiple projects for global release.

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