Dungeon&Fighter Exceeds 3 Million Concurrent Users in China, Breaks Previous Record of 2.6 Million

  Dungeon&Fighter Exceeds 3 Million Concurrent Users in China, Breaks Previous   Record of 2.6 Million     Nexon continues to deliver localized content in close collaboration with                    regional partner Tencent Games in China  Business Wire  TOKYO -- August 24, 2012  NEXON Co., Ltd. (3659.TO) (“Nexon”), a worldwide leader in free-to-play online games, today announced that “Dungeon&Fighter,” one of the most popular massively multiplayer online role playing games (MMORPG) in the world, exceeded 3 million maximum concurrent users (MCCU) in China as of June, surpassing the previous record of 2.6 million.  Working closely with its local partner Tencent Games, Neople, the developer of “Dungeon&Fighter” and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Nexon, has continued to increase the game’s popularity with ongoing localized content updates that are tailored to the Chinese market. The June “Revolution” update, which included the new in-game “Male Mage” character and additional exciting new content and features, was particularly well-received by players, contributing to this record usage.  “We are pleased to see that ‘Dungeon&Fighter,’ which was first introduced more than four years ago, continues to set new records year after year,” said Shin-Chul Kang, CEO of Neople. “We take pride in developing innovative action-packed games that resonate with players, and we strive to continue delivering highly localized updates to our titles that keep users engaged over time.”  “Dungeon&Fighter,” one of Nexon’s most popular titles, is a fast-paced 2-D MMORPG that provides side-scrolling arcade-style action merged with an immersive role-playing experience. It was launched in Korea in 2005 and is currently serviced in seven additional countries worldwide, including China, Japan, the U.S. and Southeast Asia as of June 2012.  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 in 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 more than 60 online games in more than 100 countries and since its founding, Nexon has generated more than 1.3 billion player registrations. The Company is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan and its shares are listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.  Contact:  NEXON Co., Ltd. Owen Mahoney, Chief Financial Officer, 03-3523-7910