|[April 09, 2014]
Nexon Europe to Publish United Eleven
TOKYO --(Business Wire)--
NEXON Co., Ltd. ("Nexon") (3659.TO), a worldwide leader in free-to-play
online games, today announced its wholly-owned subsidiary, NEXON Europe,
today announced its latest title, United Eleven. Developed by NHN
BlackPick Corporation, United Eleven is a browser-based,
cross-platform real-time strategy and simulation game that combines
names and faces of actual players with the most sophisticated match
engine available. The game will be published in Europe, North and South
America, Oceania and North Africa.
United Eleven lets players build their squad from over 50,000
FIFPro players, representing seven major football leagues. Offering
authentic interaction, players have full control of tactics, formation
and line-up as well as consideration of the chemistry between players
and how it will impact overall performance. Matches can be played out in
real time, with the ability to make strategic decisions at any moment of
the game due to an advanced simulation engine. Furthermore, the game is
a browser-based, mobile compatible title, eliminating the need for
client download and installation. Players can make their decisions and
tactical adjustments at any time with a PC, smartphone or tablet.
"We are pleased to partner with NHN to bring this title to players
around the globe," said Kenny Chang, CEO of Nexon Europe. "We are
excited to work alongside NHN's team to offer users a ruly synchronous,
high-quality game play experience across devices."
A closed beta test is scheduled for May, and the game will be serviced
in 8 languages: English, German, French, Italian, Polish, Spanish,
Portuguese and Turkish.
For more information, visit www.united11.com
and keep up to date with United Eleven news on the official
Facebook (News - Alert) page: www.facebook.com/united11.nexoneu
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 Exchange.
About NHN BlackPick Corporation
NHN BlackPick is a Korean mobile/online game developer, publisher which
was split up from NHN Entertainment, one of the successful mobile/PC
game companies in Korea. NHN BlackPick is continuously expanding its
portfolio from well-recognized PC online MMORPG games, to sports
simulation games, such as 'EOS', 'united eleven' and 'Baseball 9ners'.
Furthermore, with a successful experience servicing "The Brain", a
mobile casual game targeting 50+ senior, NHN BlackPick focuses on
expanding business capability with its new mobile racing games. To
bolster its competitiveness, NHN BlackPick has a big picture to service
various games in global market with a launch of 'United Eleven'.
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