Bigpoint have signed a new deal that will see them become the first ever Western European gaming company to launch a partnership with South Korea's biggest internet company, the NHN Corporation. The award-winning developers have announced their expansion into Korea as they bring their flagship MMO, Drakensang Online, to the Eastern audience.
Khaled Helioui, Managing Director of Bigpoint, says:
“Today marks the start of Bigpoint in one of the largest markets in the online gaming industry. South Korea has one of the most important, demanding and knowledgeable base of core gamers. It is a testament of the quality and innovation of Bigpoint's games that we are the first western gaming company in Europe to partner with the leading name in the country, NHN, to provide Drakensang to South Korean gamers.“
Drakensang Online is one of the fastest growing free-to-play browser MMO's on the market. With over 17 million players registered across 200 countries, it's one of the most popular titles in the Bigpoint arsenal.
Han Wook Cho, Director of NHN Game Business Division, states:
“NHN expects to make a new leap forward in local web game market by releasing Drakensang, which has been highly esteemed by gamers all around the world. Drakensang is only the beginning. We are seeking ways to boost network between Korea and Europe in game contents area by cementing relations with Bigpoint.“
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