'SHOT Online,' a golf game of OnNet, is going to meet global users through 'GNGWC2011,' a global game contest.
GNGWC, started from 2006, is a global game competition to do finals in Korea after selecting representative players in each region through preliminaries by continent like Asia, Europe, North America, and South America. SHOT Online, which is in service in 8 languages from 90 countries based on well-made characteristics of the game, is the only game that's been selected as an official game continuously from the beginning of GNGWC and now it's become a representative game of GNGWC, without a doubt.
SHOT Online, which aims for real golf simulation, succeeded in realizing exquisiteness just like reality through its own engine developed by OnNet. Diverse natural elements like weather, temperature, and wind are affecting to trace of ball and real-like character action was achieved by motion capture of the current pro golfers. For course, maps the same as real courses are provided, achieved by exploring a number of golf links, along with unique maps like volcano, mountaintop, or desert for peculiar enjoy that only games can give.
Because of its characteristics, SHOT Online is much loved by users older than 30s. Particularly, the game system just like real golf rules much contributed to attract users who enjoy playing a golf in real life. It's known that about 70% of SHOT Online users play a golf in real life and there's a community group within the game for enjoying play.
Furthermore, you can meet famous pro golfers, who are currently playing actively, in SHOT Online. SHOT Online introduced pro golfers like Yang Yong-Eun, Anthony Kim, and Camilo Villegas in 2010 by contracting license contract with PGA players. This year, they also contracted a license for using characters with Choi Kyung-Ju, Sergio Garcia, Paula Creamer, Anthony Kim, and Miyazato Mika and they're applied in the game in consecutive order. These pro golfers are available to meet from every server all over the world.
In addition, 'Hidden Forest,' an advanced course for an upper level, is newly added recently. And you can meet richer contents by large-scale updates like addition of various quests, reform of system for graduation exam, and support for wide screen.
Meanwhile, SHOT Online is holding a contest, 'Pearl Green Island & Gleiger Course' in GNGWC2011 and the world champion will be decided in the final round held in Korea on November 13, beginning from preliminaries in European region held in Cologne, Germany, on August 18, then USA and Thai.