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NEXON is a Korean game company that has developed along with the internet industry. Since its establishment NEXON developed the world’s first graphic online game ‘Kingdom of the Winds’ in an industry unfamiliar to Korea and introduced ‘Free to Play’ business model in 1999 for the first time ever in the world. After creating the casual games market with ‘Crazy Arcade BnB’, NEXON proved its potential as a preeminent game company by successfully launching ‘MapleStory (2003)’, ‘Kartrider (2004)’ and ‘Mabinogi (2004)’.

HQChūō-ku, JP

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2017)5,525
Share Price (Jan 2021)¥3.3 K(+4%)
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Nexon Office Locations

Nexon has offices in Chūō-ku and Gyeonggi-do
Chūō-ku, JP (HQ)
2-3-1, Shinkawa
Gyeonggi-do, KR
7, Pangyo-ro 256beon-gil, Bundang-gu, Seongnam-si
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Nexon Financials and Metrics

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Closing stock price (13-Jan-2021)

Nexon's current market capitalization is ¥3 t.
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Nexon Operating Metrics

Nexon's Monthly Active Users was reported to be 39.7 m in Q4, 2017.
Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q4, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q4, 2017Aug, 2018

Average Revenue per Customer

¥4.68 k¥3.16 k¥3.65 k¥2.87 k¥5.63 k¥3.24 k¥4.20 k¥3.50 k

Monthly Active Users

51.40 m44.70 m44.30 m41 m44.90 m41.20 m42.20 m39.70 m

Darkness Rises Downloads

10 m
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Nexon Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Embark StudiosJuly 02, 2019$96 m
BitstampOctober 29, 2018$400 m
KorbitSeptember 28, 2017$80 m

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Nexon Online and Social Media Presence

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Nexon News and Updates

Nexon Korea grants game developers 6.8% raise in deal with union

Nexon Korea has announced it has agreed to give a 6.8% wage increase to the labor union representing the company's employees.

N Chandrasekaran’s One-Tata Plan Gets Going With Tata Nexon EV

An entire spectrum of Tata companies is coming together to make the Nexon EV—Tata Motors’ second electric car.

Nexon grows revenues thanks to FIFA, MapleStory, and Dungeon & Fighter

Nexon revealed its earnings today for the second quarter of 2019, a period that ended on June 30.

Nexon will fully acquire Embark Studios

Nexon announced today its plan to become the majority holder in Embark Studios.

Nexon founder scraps what could have been $16 billion gaming deal: sources

Nexon Co founder Jungju Kim has abandoned plans to sell a controlling stake in its parent NXC, two sources with direct knowledge of the matter said, scuppering a potentially $16 billion deal that would have been the gaming sector's biggest.

Nexon becomes majority investor in Patrick Söderlund’s Embark Studios

Nexon announced today that it has increased its investment in Embark Studios, becoming the new majority share holder of the company.
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Nexon Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Nexon founded?

    Nexon was founded in 1994.

  • How many employees does Nexon have?

    Nexon has 5,525 employees.

  • Who are Nexon competitors?

    Competitors of Nexon include Pixion Games, Triumph Studios and Bayes Holding.

  • Where is Nexon headquarters?

    Nexon headquarters is located at 2-3-1, Shinkawa, Chūō-ku.

  • Where are Nexon offices?

    Nexon has offices in Chūō-ku and Gyeonggi-do.

  • How many offices does Nexon have?

    Nexon has 2 offices.