|By Business Wire||
|April 8, 2014 11:19 PM EDT||
NEXON Co., Ltd. (“Nexon”) (3659.TO), a worldwide leader in free-to-play online games, today announced its wholly-owned subsidiary, NEXON Europe, today announced its latest title, United Eleven. Developed by NHN BlackPick Corporation, United Eleven is a browser-based, cross-platform real-time strategy and simulation game that combines names and faces of actual players with the most sophisticated match engine available. The game will be published in Europe, North and South America, Oceania and North Africa.
United Eleven lets players build their squad from over 50,000 FIFPro players, representing seven major football leagues. Offering authentic interaction, players have full control of tactics, formation and line-up as well as consideration of the chemistry between players and how it will impact overall performance. Matches can be played out in real time, with the ability to make strategic decisions at any moment of the game due to an advanced simulation engine. Furthermore, the game is a browser-based, mobile compatible title, eliminating the need for client download and installation. Players can make their decisions and tactical adjustments at any time with a PC, smartphone or tablet.
“We are pleased to partner with NHN to bring this title to players around the globe,” said Kenny Chang, CEO of Nexon Europe. “We are excited to work alongside NHN’s team to offer users a truly synchronous, high-quality game play experience across devices.”
A closed beta test is scheduled for May, and the game will be serviced in 8 languages: English, German, French, Italian, Polish, Spanish, Portuguese and Turkish.
About NEXON Co., Ltd. http://company.nexon.co.jp/
NEXON Co., Ltd. (“Nexon”) (3659.TO) is a worldwide leader in free-to-play online games. Founded in Korea in 1994, Nexon developed one of the world's first graphics-based massively multiplayer online games. Nexon also pioneered the concept of microtransactions and the free-to-play business model, setting a new standard in which play is free, and users have the option to purchase in-game items to enhance their experience. Nexon currently services nearly 60 online games in more than 100 countries and since its founding, Nexon has generated more than 1.4 billion player registrations. The Company is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan and its shares are listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
About NHN BlackPick Corporation
NHN BlackPick is a Korean mobile/online game developer, publisher which was split up from NHN Entertainment, one of the successful mobile/PC game companies in Korea. NHN BlackPick is continuously expanding its portfolio from well-recognized PC online MMORPG games, to sports simulation games, such as 'EOS', ‘united eleven’ and 'Baseball 9ners'. Furthermore, with a successful experience servicing “The Brain”, a mobile casual game targeting 50+ senior, NHN BlackPick focuses on expanding business capability with its new mobile racing games. To bolster its competitiveness, NHN BlackPick has a big picture to service various games in global market with a launch of ‘United Eleven’.
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