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NCSoft-Owned Baseball Team Celebrates Championship With Lineage Sword

Not quite Excalibur, but....

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Korean Baseball team, the NC Dinos, recently won the Korean Baseball Organization's championship. It's notable, not because the team went 4-2 over the Doosan Bears, but that the team is owned by MMO publisher NCSoft. So of course they celebrated in a huge way.

The celebrated its championship in the only way a team owned by a giant MMO company could: by holding aloft a huge sword from one of the company's franchises, Lineage

Per a tweet from Sung Min Kim, a former sports journalist, the NC Dinos brought to life the Execution Sword, one of Lineage's most powerful items. 

Honestly, we need more MMO and sporting event crossovers like this - and I'm not sure I would have had "Korean baseball franchise holds aloft Lineage sword" on my 2020 bingo card. 

Featured image via Getty Images


Joseph Bradford

Joseph has been writing or podcasting about games in some form since about 2012. Having written for multiple major outlets such as IGN, Playboy, and more, Joseph started writing for MMORPG in 2015. When he's not writing or talking about games, you can typically find him hanging out with his 10-year old or playing Magic: The Gathering with his family. Also, don't get him started on why Balrogs *don't* have wings. You can find him on Twitter @LotrLore