MapleStory 2 (Korean: 메이플스토리 2; RR: Meipeul Seutori 2) is a free-to-play massively multiplayer online role-playing game, developed by NSquare in association with Nexon and NCSoft. MapleStory 2 was released on 7 July 2015 in Korea. The game takes many of the features of the original game, MapleStory, and applies them to a 3D voxel-based environment. Most mobs, NPCs, and locations make a return in this sequel, although with several changes.
On April 14, 2018, the Western version of MapleStory 2 was announced for release with the first days of closed beta scheduled from May 9 to 16, 2018. On June 8, 2018, Nexon announced the launching of a second closed beta to launch on the July 18. On August 21, 2018, Nexon announced the global release of MapleStory 2. The game was globally released on October 10, 2018 as a premier event.