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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 Q1 revenue up 7%, but warns of near-term challenges

MapleStory publisher says near-term results could be impacted by end of pandemic, decision to reveal loot box probabilities

Nexon invests $874m in Bandai Namco, Konami, Sega and Hasbro

More investments to come as part of $1.5 billion initiative to support "overlooked and undervalued" entertainment firms

Final Fantasy XI mobile reboot officially cancelled

Nexon and Square Enix indicated that the title didn't meet expectations, despite having been in development for five years

Maple Story and mobile expansion push Nexon to record revenues

Online game company's efforts to diversify business bearing fruit, surging Korean business offsets shrinking revenues from China

Nexon posts its best Q3 ever thanks to mobile revenue surge

Mobile revenue up 140% thanks to The Kingdom of the Winds: Yeon, KartRider Rush+ and V4

Nexon wants to build a virtual theme park for the future

CEO Owen Mahoney on how the publisher plans to be at the forefront of "lean forward" entertainment

MapleStory, Dungeon&Fighter in Korea drive Nexon to record Q2

Dungeon&Fighter updates still aren't sticking the landing in China, though

Nexon OC shuts down

Company says studio's in-development projects didn't fit with overall focus

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

Office details

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

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