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Nexon

- Specialized in developing, publishing and servicing online games

- Games in service: 17 unique games in Korea

- 350 million subscribers, servicing NEXON’s games in 60 countries world-wide

- NEXON’s gaming community : 23 million subscribers in Korea

- Number of employees : 1,900+

- Subsidiaries : NEXON SD, NEXON Mobile, etc

Recent articles about Nexon

Nexon CEO: COVID-19 has spotlighted gaming's importance

Owen Mahoney suggests that gaming's resilience in the face of pandemic is reflective of its broader role within entertainment

Nexon's Q1 takes a hit from closure of PC gaming cafes in China

But Korean revenue remains strong due to MapleStory, FIFA Online 4

Nexon's Korean business holds full-year revenues steady despite declines in China

Both Maple Story and Maple Story M in Korea achieve highest-ever Q4 and full-year revenues

Nexon Korea and union agree on pay raises

Publisher tentatively agrees with Starting Point labor union on an average 6.8% salary increase for this year

Nexon sells Gloops

Casual mobile developer offloaded to support studio GR Drive with a purchase price of ¥1

Nexon sales slip in Q3

MapleStory publisher shows modest revenue growth, but can't offset double-digit percentage declines everywhere else

Nexon Korea union holds demonstration one year after formation

South Korea's first games industry union demands job security, protests restructuring

Nexon profits tumble in Q2 despite rising revenues

FIFA Online 4 drove Korean market, but China was the publisher's single biggest region

Nexon closes second US office in a month

LA-based Division Partners precedes the closure of Nexon M later this month

Nexon to fully acquire stock in Embark Studios

Nexon's Western development strategy will now be "driven" by Embark founder Patrick Söderlund

Nexon takes majority share in Patrick Söderlund's Embark Studios

Swedish studio is working on free-to-play co-op action game and a platform to make games development accessible

Nexon reportedly no longer for sale due to lack of buyers

Founder Kim Jung-ju halts plan to quit games business after low bids cast doubt on buyer financing

Two of Korea's largest gaming firms bid for Nexon parent company

Netmarble and Kakao joined by three equity firms in bid for NXC

Record-breaking Q1 revenues for Nexon at $840m

Korean publisher exceeds forecasts thanks to stronger-than-expected performances for Dungeon&Fighter and MapleStory

Disney reportedly offered controlling stake in Nexon

Search for a buyer continues as Korean publisher's founder meets with high-ranking Disney exec

Tencent among shortlisted bidders for Nexon

Netmarble not invited but forms consortium with MBK partners, main bidding to begin in early April

EA, Amazon, Comcast reportedly bidding for Nexon

Companies join Netmarble, Kakao in pursuing founder's controlling stake

Tencent joins Netmarble consortium in Nexon bid

Bidding for largest Korean game developer expected to begin on February 21

Nexon celebrates record year for revenue and income

2018 full-year financials show highest full-year PC and mobile results so far

Netmarble readying bid for Nexon

South Korean games firm reportedly forming consortium to go up against Kakao and Tencent

Office details

  • Sekang Building, 694-11 Yeoksam-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, 135-917
  • Korea, Republic of

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