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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

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

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

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

Nexon Online and Social Media Presence

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Nexon News and Updates

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.

Nexon takes control of emerging game studio Embark via a $96M investment

Six months ago Korean games giant Nexon seemed headed for a management change, but now it seems very much back to business as usual. Days after founder Kim Jung-ju was reported to have called off selling his near-50 percent share in the firm, Nexon has snapped up a controlling stake in seven-month-o…

Nexon Founder Said to Shelve $13 Billion Game Developer Sale

Nexon Founder Said to Shelve Sale of $13 Billion Game Developer
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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 Obsidian Entertainment, Proletariat and Unknown Worlds Entertainment.

  • 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.