Solution to facilitate development and service of Nexon and partner company titles
NEXON Co., Ltd. (“Nexon”) (3659.TO), a worldwide leader in free-to-play online and mobile games, today announced that its consolidated subsidiary, NEXON Korea Corporation (“Nexon Korea”), has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to establish a global licensing agreement with iFunFactory Inc. (“iFun Factory”) for the use of its mobile game development and service solution, iFun Engine.
iFun Engine is a solution for game developers that significantly boosts mobile game server productivity and provides essential game server services, including database handling, system decentralization and networking. Nexon will leverage iFun Engine to facilitate the development of high-quality mobile game projects overseen by Nexon and its partners worldwide, from casual mobile games to large-scale, mobile Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Games (MMORPGs).
“We look forward to cementing a promising new relationship with iFunFactory,” said Jiwon Park, Chief Executive Officer of Nexon Korea. “We expect Nexon and our partner game developers to leverage iFun Engine to ensure sound back-end development and service of new and existing titles, allowing them to sharpen their focus on creating great content for players worldwide.”
Daekyung Moon, Chief Executive Officer of iFunFactory, said, “Nexon’s well-recognized brand and strong reputation for creating engaging and unique content for players around the world make it a great partner for our company. We are excited to share our innovative game server development and service solution with Nexon and its partner companies as they continue to build on an already impressive and popular portfolio of mobile games.”
Nexon creates and publishes creative and entertaining games for players around the world. Going forward, Nexon will continue to focus on the development and service of high-quality games through in-house development and strategic partnerships.