CJ Internet Launches the Open Beta of Free-to-Play Online Brawler Mini Fighter

SEOUL, South Korea - December 17, 2009

CJ Internet, the leading global entertainment company, today announced the start of Open Beta Testing for online action game Mini Fighter. Whether they’re a veteran of the closed betas or an up-and-coming warrior, players interested in sharpening their skills before the official launch can sign up for the Open Beta at http://global.netmarble.com/minifighter.

“We want Mini Fighter to be the most action-packed experience it can possibly be, and we believe that listening to our community is the best way to make that happen,” said Youngjong Jung, President and CEO of CJ Internet.“We invite players both new and old to join the Open Beta and experience the online brawl firsthand!”

Based on feedback from the Closed Beta tests, a number of improvements have been made to speed up loading times for low bandwidth users and improve overall performance. Characters and leaderboards have also been reset, so the only advantage players can carry over from the CBT is the experience they gained in the game’s various battle modes.

That experience could be important, however, because the First Mini Fighter Battle Championship is scheduled to kick off in early January. Players who want to test their skills will be able to compete in three-on-three Team Battles or one-on-one Grand Arena matches, and winners will walk away with up to $4,500 in prize money.

Registration for the Team Battle matches opens on December 21, while qualifying rounds for the Grand Arena matches will take place at the start of the championship.

For more information about Mini Fighter and to join the Open Beta, please visit the official Netmarble website at http://global.netmarble.com/minifighter

About Mini Fighter

Mini Fighter is a frenetic, side-scrolling fighting game that features massively multiplayer online battles with up to 200 combatants. Players can level-up their fighters and compete in a wide variety of modes, from Grand Arena matches to Boss fights and daily Castle Sieges. Take a break from the fisticuffs with a variety of minigames, including the brain-busting Quiz Zone and the reflex-testing Fishing Zone. Combining a simple user interface with colorful, 2D graphics and action-packed gameplay, Mini Fighter is sure to be a blast no matter what kind of MMO player you are!

About CJ Internet

Located in Seoul, Republic of Korea, CJ Internet is a global entertainment company dedicated to enriching people's lives through fun, social, massively online gaming. The company currently provides over 200 titles to more than 20 million registered players through Netmarble ( www.netmarble.net), the highly-popular Korean gaming portal they launched in 2001. CJ Internet has published a number of high-profile online titles since its establishment in 2000, including Sudden Attack, Korea's number one online FPS, baseball game MaguMagu, MMORPG PRIUS and stylish action MMORPG Ys Online.

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