EA and Mythic Entertainment have announced that they have signed a publishing deal that will see Warhammer Online launched in Korea.
Seoul, November 13, 2008 - NHN's Hangame - Korea's largest game portal, and Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: ERTS), a leading developer and publisher of interactive entertainment, announced today that two companies have signed a multi-year agreement for Hangame to publish the critically acclaimed Massively Multiplayer Role-playing Game (MMORPG) Warhammer® Online: Age of Reckoning™ (WAR) in Korea. This agreement further expands the reach of WAR with servers to be available in North America, Europe, Asia and Oceanic territories.
Developed by Mythic Entertainment, WAR is a groundbreaking new MMORPG that launched in North America, Europe, Asia and Oceanic territories in September and has attracted more than 800,000 registered users since launch. The game will be launched in Korea in 2009.
WAR is based on Games Workshop's wildly successful Warhammer fantasy tabletop war game. With over a quarter century of highly detailed source material to draw from, Warhammer provides a rich setting for hundreds of thousands of players to experience the epic nature of war and the glory of battle.
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