WEBZEN Inc., the Next Generation of Free-to-Play Online Games, will be hosting 'Continent of the Ninth Seal' (C9) and 'Arctic Combat' (AC) World Championship finals at Korea's biggest game show, G-Star 2012.
Since July 2012, WEBZEN has been running online and offline C9 and AC tournaments in the Americas and Europe region to select the teams that will represent each region to participate in the World Championship Finals held at G-Star from November 8th through November 9th (GST). All region finalists will gather at Busan, Korea to compete to be named as the World Champion.
The Championship finals will begin with the Military FPS, Arctic Combat, where the finalist teams 'eaazy' and 'For Bianca' will be competing against each other. The winning team of the finals will win cash prize of $3,000. The match will be 5 verses 5, held under 'Search and Destroy' match mode for 8 rounds each in three different maps.
C9 is an Action RPG featuring stunning graphics, various character customizing options, and action-packed animations. C9 has been beloved by many gamers, and has been awarded five awards in the 2009 Korea Game Awards, including the Grand Award. Additionally, more than 420,000 gamers were recorded on the first day of the South Korean commercial service.
AC, WEBZEN's First Military & Skill based FPS Game, developed since 2007.
Based on World War III, caused by the dispute over natural resources, AC presents high-quality battleground experiences based on Unreal Engine 2.5 with realistic cinematic sounds. It has become one of the most anticipated FPS games in South Korea for its tactical skill development system, high-tech modern weaponry and more.
About WEBZEN Inc. (WWW.WEBZEN.COM)
Founded and established in Seoul in 2000, WEBZEN Inc. (KOSDAQ) is one of the leading company in MMOG market and has developed one of the world's top online games and client/server technologies. Recently acquired YMIR Entertainment, which is famous for 'Metin' series.
WEBZEN is continuing the tradition of MU Online, which boasts more than 56 million registered users, with Soul of the Ultimate Nation: World Edition, Huxley: the Dystopia, Reign of Revolution (R2), Archlord, Arctic Combat(aka BATTERY), C9, and an array of exciting game titles slated for release in the global game market.
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