Frankfurt (Germany) / Seoul (South Korea), November 18th 2008
– Crytek announced today that it has founded Crytek Ltd., a subsidiary company in Seoul. The South-Korean based office, led by gaming industry veteran Young Mok Park, started operations recently. The team will expand Crytek's business into Asian markets, starting with Crytek's engine licensing business, with a dedicated engine support team for their existing and new partners in Korea and Asia.
"Establishing an office in Seoul was the logical step to expand our business in Korea as well as giving our engine licensees in this region the best possible support, through direct access to a dedicated local team. When we first met Young Mok Park, David Yoo and James Hong we instantly knew that they were the right team to kick off our Korean business to the Crytek standard.",said Faruk Yerli, Managing Director of Crytek GmbH.
"Crytek's Korean office will take a key role in increasing the quality of service to CryENGINE clients. By establishing the Korean office, Crytek has shown its commitment and strong interest in Korean game companies as well as the Korean gaming industry.", said Young Mok Park, Country Manager of Crytek Ltd., Korea.
Crytek GmbH ("Crytek") creators of the multi-award winning first person shooter Far Cry"®, and the recent blockbuster hit Crysis"®, awarded best PC Game of both E3 2007 and the 2007 Leipzig Games Convention, and awarded Best Technology at the 2008 Game Developers Choice Awards, is an interactive entertainment development company with its headquarters located in Frankfurt Main, Germany and additional studios in Kiev (Ukraine), Budapest (Hungary) and Sofia (Bulgaria). Crytek is dedicated to creating exceptionally high quality video games for the PC and next-generation consoles, powered by their proprietary cutting edge 3D-Game-Technology CryENGINE"®2.
Development teams who are interested in obtaining a commercial license for the CryENGINE"® 2 middleware can visit www.cryengine2.com
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