NEXON Announces Barbarossa Tops 1 Million Downloads on the Apple App Store
and Google Play
TOKYO -- July 18, 2013
NEXON Co., Ltd. (“Nexon”) (3659.TO), a worldwide leader in free-to-play online
games, has announced that Barbarossa, a mobile game serviced by Nexon’s
consolidated subsidiary inBlue, Inc. (“inBlue”), has surpassed 1 million
downloads on the Apple App Store and Google Play.
Barbarossa is a free-to-play social card battle role play game (RPG) developed
by Nexon subsidiary inBlue, an expert in developing and operating card battle
games. In this anime-inspired game, players aim to take over the world by
collecting the cards of various spooky-but-cute characters.
To celebrate Barbarossa achieving more than 1 million downloads, an in-game
promotional campaign is currently being held through July 31, during which all
players will receive a limited-edition commemorative card featuring Million
Nexon continues to expand its multiplatform offerings and build on its 16-year
history as a leader in free-to-play gaming to bring innovative,
graphically-rich titles to PCs, mobile phones and tablets worldwide.
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
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