There was a problem with a paid item in the mobile game 'Langrisser Mobile'(South Korean version). The users protested, and eventually an operator of 'Langrisser Mobile' announced that they are going to take the abnormally given items back.
Langrisser Mobile of Chinese game company ‘Zlongame’ is a mobile RPG based on the famous console game 'Langrisser', and it was released in South Korea on June 4. The game has been very popular in South Korea. Zlongame has been collaborating with X.D Global on co-marketing in South Korea.
The game added new characters and new features on the 26th. And there has been a problem shortly after the new character had been added. Before the update, if you purchase a certain item, 150 crystals are given to you immediately. But after the update, if you purchase the item, 300 crystals are given to you immediately. All of sudden, the number of crystals that are given to the user is doubled. In addition, there is no limit of purchase, so one user could purchase a lot of those items.
After the update, some users who found this error purchased many of these items. Because the number of crystals that are given to the user is doubled, users could buy 'crystal' cheaper than usual. Users who need 'Crystal' also bought this item instead of 'Crystal' in the store.
However, Zlongame found out that there is an error about the item, so they shut down the game server and changed the item back to its original state. The crystals that are given to purchaser came back from 300 to 150.
This was not the end. A lot of users, who later found out what happened, protested through the official online café(naver café) of the game. They were angry at the fact that other users bought Crystals at a cheaper price because of the temporary error. They vigorously protested through the official cafe. Users who bought 'Crystal' at a normal price became more angry. This protest has been overflowed in the official online cafe.
In the end, an operator of the official online café of Langrisser Mobile posted notice of this situation. “The 'Crystals' that are abnormally given to some users will be taken back. We apologize to the users for the inconvenience”, the notice said.
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