More delays are expected for v5.0 patch of Sword 2 by G1. In 1.5 months, that will push v5.0 into mid January 2011. A new cash shop box will be expected next week. See here for a list of proposed item drops.
[GE-SG] World Cross PvP, Adelina's Santa Costume
Lorenza stated that [V5.0 Feature] Launch of World-X PvP will most likely be beta launched in December 2010. [Source]
In addition, GE-SG has introduced Adelina's Santa Costume and Raid/Jade Phraxi Costumes in [HCOF] Winter Promotion.
Former players who quit will also receive bonus freebies for returning to the game. See Summon Angel Welcomes You This Christmas.
There is also a game credit promotion until Jan 3, 2011. See 10% Bonus G-Points.