NCsoft Corporation

Moby ID: 2795

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NCsoft, headquartered in Seoul, South Korea, is the world’s largest independent online game company. Established in 1997 as a systems integration company, NCsoft leapt forward to become the world’s leading online game software company. In Korea, its blockbuster hit game Lineage commands a 47% market share and attracts the greatest number of concurrent users in the world. Currently there are more than four million active subscribers worldwide playing Lineage.

Credited on 42 Games from 2001 to 2023

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Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns & Guild Wars 2: Path of Fire Expansions (2022 on Windows)
Lineage2M (2021 on iPad, Android, Windows...)
Lineage W (2021 on Windows, iPhone, iPad...)
Fuser: Premier Pack 01 (2021 on Windows, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4...)
Fuser (VIP Edition) (2020 on Windows)
Fuser: Launch Pack (2020 on Xbox Series, Xbox One, Windows...)
Fuser (2020 on Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One...)
Lineage: Red Knights (2016 on Android, iPad, iPhone)
WildStar (2014 on Windows)
Guild Wars 2 (2012 on Windows, Macintosh)
Guild Wars 2 (Collector's Edition) (2012 on Windows)
City of Heroes: Mac Special Edition (2009 on Macintosh)
Guild Wars: The Complete Collection (2008 on Windows)
Guild Wars: Trilogy (2008 on Windows)
Guild Wars: Nightfall (Special Edition) (2008 on Windows)
Guild Wars: Factions (Special Edition) (2008 on Windows)
Guild Wars: PvP Access Kit (2008 on Windows)
Exteel (2007 on Windows)
Richard Garriott's Tabula Rasa (2007 on Windows)
Richard Garriott's Tabula Rasa (Limited Collector's Edition) (2007 on Windows)

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September 10, 2008

The company announces to consolidate the US and European NCsoft subsidiaries NC Interactive, NCsoft Europe Ltd., NCsoft Austin, and ArenaNet under a single label, NCsoft West. Lay-offs from the Brighton, UK and Austin, Texas offices are expected.

August 13, 2008

NCsoft Corporation cuts 21 jobs in the product development department of NCsoft - North America

November 6, 2007

The company acquires the full rights over the City of Heroes/Villains property and sets up a new studio in Mountain View, North California, built around key members of the City of Heroes team from NCsoft and Cryptic Studios including the art, programming and design team leads.

January 13, 2006

The company establishes the subsidiary NCsoft Japan KK. Operations include development and localizations of their games serviced via PlayNC, NCsoft's games service platform. Servicing and marketing activities of all NCsoft's games will be executed under the operations of NC Japan KK, a joint venture with Softbank Japan.

January 2003

NCsoft China is established as a joint-venture with in China.

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Trivia +

In issue 01/2013 of the German magazine PC Games, the company received the award "Publisher of the Year 2012" through reader vote.

Company address (2008):

NCsoft Corporation

158-16 Samsung-dong


Seoul 135-090

South Korea

Tel: +82-2-2186-3300

Fax : +82-2-2186-3550

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