NCsoft Corporation announced the formation of NC West on 10th September 2008 as a consolidation of the European and U.S. offices NC Interactive, NCsoft Europe Ltd., NCsoft Austin, and ArenaNet under a single label, with expected lay-offs.

The organization will be established in Seattle, U.S. near the end of 2008. It will be led by Chris Chung as CEO, Jeff Strain as president of product development, David Reid as president of publishing, and Patrick Wyatt as CTO.

Contributed by Sciere (505956) on Sep 13, 2008.