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HanbitSoft Reveals Launch Plans Outside of Korea

by Rainier on May 15, 2009 @ 6:07 a.m. PDT

HanbitSoft announced that it started to accelerate overseas expansion with its new titles, and that they have more unannounced titles ready to launch this year.

HanbitSoft has been launching new titles since last December, and that they are ready to go abroad.

AIKA Online, a massive battle MMORPG developed by Joy Impact, started its open beta last December, and successfully positioned as well made MMORPG in Korean market. Currently the game succeeded in advancing into Taiwan, North America and Japan. The game will be distributed to North American gamers by Gala-Net, Inc., and to Japan by Hanbit Ubiquitous Entertainment this fall.

HanbitSoft announced that several other oversea plans are in process right now, and that they are going very well so far. The company hopes to advance into more than 5 regions in the first half of this year.

“Unlike other new MMORPGs with heavy clients, AIKA Online has a light client of only 300MB” said Ki Young KIM, CEO of HanbitSoft, and added “We believe AIKA has more potential in insuring more wide and diverse gamers than most other MMORPGs. We will strengthen its competitive power and make this game globally popular.”

HanbitSoft announced May 7th, 2009 that AUDITION2 will be serviced in Indonesia by PT.Megaxus InfoTech. Auditon2 is the second serious of Audition, the most popular online rhythm dance game with over 150 million subscribers world-wide. T3 Entertainment is developing Audition2 strictly privately, and nothing specific about the game has yet been revealed.

HanbitSoft explained that this latest contract is only the beginning of the games oversea expansion, and that the company is making progress in multiple discussions concerning advancing other regions.

HanbitSoft also has many other plans for more new titles. Spike Girls, online kickball game, CAMON HERO, a card collecting MMORPG had also been launched this spring. The company plans to take more aggressive actions with making expansion to overseas with those titles. HanbitSoft also has unrevealed titles that are in development. There will be more new MMORPGs, Trolling Game planned to be launched this year.

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