The tonfa is a melee weapon that is believed to have originated in China and was used extensively with martial arts forms that came from Okinawa, Japan. They are blunt objects, usually measuring about 15-20 inches in length and wielded in pairs. Don’t let any of that distract you from the new Closers Soma trailer showing the new character’s hyper-tech bladed tonfas, though.
Soma is the latest member of the Wildhüter team, described as a tonfa-wielding demolisher that harbors a deep hatred for dimensional monsters. The use of her tonfas allows her to lash out with lighting-fast combinations and heavy-hitting attacks.
As is often the case with a new character to Closers, there’s a new event alongside Soma’s release. Between now and Tuesday, November 6th those who get a Soma character to level 20 net themselves 500 EMP. There’s also leveling goodies for Soma to get and 20 days’ worth of login rewards to mark the MMO’s closed beta anniversary.
In addition to Soma’s arrival, the folks at Closers have seen fit to set up yet another Gleam giveaway. From October 30th until November 13th, players who tick off a number of activities can be entered to once again win a Razer Blade 15 laptop for the grand prize as well as a 2nd place prize of 15,000 EMP.
Yep, she’s another quick and flashy character. We do have to wonder at what point players of Closers stop getting invested in seeing new arrivals to the game’s roster and whether they’d like to see more content pursuits instead. Do you feel that way? Let us know in the comments.
Sources: press release, official site