Top 10 game companies in Korea

Which Korean game company reaches the highest sale in 2011? We arranged top 10 company based on the report for 2011 and the electric disclosure from Financial Supervisory.

–  Red: Sales declined comparing to 2010

–  NHN, CJ E&M sales are only from game category

#1 Korean online game company based on Sales is Nexon. Nexon’s sales record up 26% from 2010. The sales record of other ‘N’ companies such as Neowiz Games, NHN, NCsoft were remained at the half of Nexon’s. However, Neowiz Games, NHN, NCsoft have prepared the strong line-up for the year 2012 – Raiderz for Neowiz Games, Winning Eleven Online for NHN, Blade&Soul / Guild War 2 fro NCsoft.

What influence to each company’s sales record the most? A company who has games that were successful in China ranked on high mostly. The behind of Nexon’s sales record, there is Dungeon&Fighter, which is ranked #2 in China with 2.6 million CCU. The sales record from Dungeon&Fighter in China is about 537,300,000,000 Korean Won.

The behind of Neowiz Games, there is Cross Fire, which is #1 in China with 3.5 million CCU. The sales record from Cross Fire in China is about 995,400,000,000 Korean Won. Smilegate, the developer of Cross Fire, is the only developer in top 10.

Gamevil and Com2us ranked in #12 and #15 as mobile game publisher. The year 2012 could be the first year that a mobile game publisher is ranked within top10.

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