EA SPORTS FIFA Online 3 Takes No. 2 Spot in Korea’s PC Café Rankings
Game now top-ranking sports game
TOKYO -- July 22, 2013
NEXON Co., Ltd. (“Nexon”) (3659.TO), a world leader in free-to-play online
games, today announced that EA SPORTS^TM FIFA Online 3, published by Nexon’s
wholly-owned subsidiary NEXON Korea Corporation, now holds the number 2 spot
in Korean PC café rankings, according to Gametrics.
Driven by a combination of content updates targeting PC cafes and large-scale
promotions, FIFA Online 3 is now the number 2 ranked game overall in Korea’s
PC cafes, and the top-ranked sports game, demonstrating the game’s immense
popularity with players. FIFA Online 3, the PC online soccer game based on
best-selling sports videogame franchise “EA SPORTS FIFA,” has recorded steady
growth since its January 2013 launch. Nexon first announced its contract for
publishing rights to FIFA Online 3 in Korea with Electronic Arts Inc. in July
As excitement around the upcoming 2014 FIFA World Cup builds, Nexon will
continue to introduce innovative and compelling content and offer players
exciting new promotions. Nexon plans to continue to leverage its international
resources and scale, in addition to its deep expertise operating in
international markets, to further expand in the Korean and Chinese markets,
as well as seize additional growth opportunities in North America and Europe.
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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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Gregory Melchior/Yuki Hayakawa/Kanae Ohi
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