Nexon and Tiancity Announce Publishing Agreement to Bring the Exciting Combat of Cyphers to China

  Nexon and Tiancity Announce Publishing Agreement to Bring the Exciting
  Combat of Cyphers to China

Business Wire

SHANGHAI -- November 02, 2012

Tiancity and NEXON Co., Ltd. (3659.TO) (“Nexon”), a worldwide leader in
free-to-play online games, today announced an agreement under which Tiancity
will publish the 3D Multi Online Action (MOACTION) game Cyphers in mainland

Cyphers, which was first launched in Korea in 2011, was developed by Neople, a
wholly-owned subsidiary of Nexon and the developer of Dungeon&Fighter. Cyphers
tops the list of the most anticipated action games of 2012 in Korea and
features innovative gameplay that combines strategy and combat with 5-on-5
group fighting, exciting action and breathtaking special effects. The game
also features unique characters with groundbreaking superpowers, who inherit
different appearances, backgrounds, temperaments, weapons and skills and fight
for their own factions.

“Tiancity is committed to bringing high-quality games to players across the
globe,” said Cao Nianbao, Chairman of Tiancity. “Cyphers has been well
received in Korea, Taiwan and Hong Kong, and I believe the brand-new gameplay
will give gamers in China an exciting fighting experience they’ve never before

“We are thrilled to be partnering with Tiancity to deliver Cyphers, one of our
most popular new titles, to the continuously-expanding Chinese market,” said
Shin-Chul Kang, CEO of Neople. “I am confident that Cyphers’ innovative and
realistic features and engaging graphic elements will continue to captivate
gamers in China as it has in other regions.”

For information about Cyphers and to view the game’s first trailer, please
visit the official site at Cyphers is expected to
enter alpha testing later this year. A brand new age of 3D MOACTION is about
to begin.

NEXON Co., Ltd.

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 microtrans actions 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


NEXON Co., Ltd.
Owen Mahoney, Chief Financial Officer, 03-3523-7910
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