Nexon and Tiancity Announce Cyphers in China

  Nexon and Tiancity Announce Cyphers in China

Business Wire

TOKYO -- October 21, 2013

NEXON Co., Ltd. (“Nexon”) (3659.TO), a worldwide leader in free-to-play online
games, and Tiancity today announced that the 3D Multi Online Action (MOACTION)
game Cyphers will enter Open Beta in China on October 24.

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
is a 3D MOACTION game that features dynamic battles and unique characters with
groundbreaking superpowers. Cyphers’ Open Beta will offer a uniquely localized
map, “The Bright Golden City,” based off of the theme of “The Forbidden City.”

“Cyphers is a reflection of Neople’s superior development expertise, and its
exciting action and the fresh new play modes have been well-received by users
in the Final Test which started on October 17. We expect that the game’s Open
Beta will also be well-received,” said Mr. Cao Nian Bao, President of

“We are excited to continue moving forward with the development of Cyphers for
China and our successful partnership with Tiancity,” said Seungwoo Choi,
President and Chief Executive Officer of Nexon Co., Ltd. “Cyphers has already
been well-received in Korea, Taiwan and Hong Kong and we are confident its
momentum will continue in China.”

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About 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 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 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

About Tiancity

Tiancity is a Chinese online game platform provided by Shanghai Posts and
Telecommunications Technology Co., Ltd. Since its establishment in 2004,
Tiancity has contributed a lot to the growth of the industry by constantly
introducing new game genres ranging from casual racing (KartRider) to
first-person shooters (Counter-Strike Online). Tiancity now ranks among the
top ten game publishers in China with more than 350 million registered users
on its platform. K1, its annual electronic sports event, is the biggest
offline tournament in the country, making Tiancity the ideal publishing house
for competitive games. With six solid games already in service, Tiancity has
also announced it will publish Cyphers, an MO action title from the developer
of the hit title Dungeon&Fighter, and Free Style2, the sequel to the
well-known sports game, both within 2013.


NEXON Co., Ltd.
Gregory Melchior / Yuki Hayakawa / Kanae Ohi / Chiharu Saraoka
Corporate PR Team
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