Korean Gamers Prepare to Put Warface to the Test

Seoul (South Korea) – September 04, 2012

Korean Gamers Prepare to Put Warface to the Test

FPS fans in Korea are being invited to take part in the country’s first closed beta test for explosive new Crytek shooter, Warface.

The Nexon Korea Corporation, who hold publishing rights for Warface in South Korea and Taiwan, are inviting gamers to get in on the action from September 13th-16th by signing up for the closed beta test at their official registration site. Registration will be open from today until September 12th, with a draw determining who will be first players to set foot on the game’s breathtaking battlefields.

Nexon’s Publishing Division Manager Hanseo Jo believes, participants will like what they see: “With a solid background story and inventive take on the genre, Warface will make a strong impact on Korea’s FPS market. We hope users will make the most of this unique chance to participate in the process.”

Korean gamers aged 18 and over can find out more about joining the closed beta test through Nexon’s Warface website.


About Nexon Korea Corporation.

Nexon Korea Corporation is the Korean operation arm of NEXON Co. Ltd. (TSE: 3659.TO), a worldwide leader in free-to-play online games headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. Founded in 1994, Nexon Korea Corporation developed one of the world's first graphics-based massively multiplayer online games and also pioneered the concept of microtransactions in the free-to-play business model, being one of the first companies to understand and capitalize on the opportunity to provide deeply immersive online games for a global audience. Its world-class creative development studios have produced some of the most successful online game titles in video game history, including the popular franchise MapleStory, KartRider, Dungeon & Fighter, Counter Strike Online, Mabinogi and Sudden Attack, and is continually experimenting with new genres and format, enabling Nexon to regularly introduce groundbreaking new games.


About Crytek GmbH

 Crytek GmbH (“Crytek”) is an independent company at the forefront of the interactive entertainment industry, and is dedicated to pushing the boundaries of gaming by creating standout experiences for Xbox 360, Playstation 3, PC, mobile devices and games-as-service using their cutting-edge 3D-Game-Technology, CryENGINE®.

The company’s headquarters are in Frankfurt am Main (Germany). Crytek also has studios in Kiev (Ukraine), Budapest (Hungary), Sofia (Bulgaria), Seoul (South Korea), Nottingham (UK) and Shanghai (China).

Since its foundation in 1999, Crytek has consistently been recognized for excellence in its field, earning accolades such as the 2011 Develop Award for Best Independent Studio and a 2010 Red Dot Design Award. Its multi-award winning games include Far Cry®, Crysis® (awarded best PC Game of E3 2007 and Best Technology at the 2008 Game Developers Choice Awards), Crysis Warhead® (awarded Best Graphics Technology at IGN Best of 2008 Awards) and Crysis® 2 (awarded Best Shooter of E3 2010 and Gamescom 2010).For more information, please visit www.crytek.com.