WEBZEN Expands CONTINENT OF THE NINTH SEAL on Amazon.com

April 2, 2013 –  WEBZEN Inc., a global leader in next-generation free-to-play games, expands the adrenaline-pumping free-to-play 3D Action MMORPG,  CONTINENT OF THE NINTH SEAL (C9), in a partnership with the world’s largest online retailer,  Amazon.com.

Gamers will now be able to access  CONTINENT OF THE NINTH SEAL through Amazon.com. All services will be hosted and maintained directly by Webzen.com. North American players can use their Amazon accounts to download the game client, purchase W Coins, and play the game on Amazon.com through the  C9 product page.

CONTINENT OF THE NINTH SEAL takes players to the fantasy world of Glenheim, in which they fight against evil forces and gigantic monsters. Utilizing extremely powerful melee, ranged and magical skills, players will fight swarms of evil, demonic forces using FPS style controls in a huge, dungeon-based 3D world.

Players can create their characters from a choice of four classes, including Fighters, ranged-combat focused Hunters, magic-based Shamans, and Witchblades who combine bladed weapons with magical attacks. Each class has a choice of higher ranked positions which players can evolve into, such as Guardians, Assassins, Illusionists, or Slayers.

The game is aimed at fans of action RPGs as well as combat and beat’em up games, and offers an extensive combo system, which will spice up combat both in PvE as well as in the multiple styles of PvP conflict. MMO fans can look forward to Relay Matches for up to 16 players, Deathmatches, Team, and Individually Ranked matches, as well as many PK opportunities.

The world of Glenheim consists of dungeons and instances, allowing chaotic invasions at higher levels. There’s also a special “Hell Mode” instance for the bravest of heroes, granting extremely rare items as precious rewards.

New players who download the game through Amazon.com will be able to participate in various events to receive free bonuses, gears and additional items that will be released this week.

Additional information on  CONTINENT OF THE NINTH SEAL can be found on the C9 Web site ( http://c9.webzen.com), and the gPotato portals ( http://c9.gPotato.com and  http://c9.gpotato.eu).

About WEBZEN Inc.

Founded and established in Seoul in 2000,  WEBZEN Inc. (KOSDAQ) is one of the leading companies in the MMOG market and has developed one of the world’s top online games and client/server technologies.

WEBZEN is continuing the tradition of  MU Online, which boasts more than 56 million registered users with  Soul of the Ultimate Nation: World EditionReign of Revolution (R2), Archlord,  Arctic Combat (aka BATTERY),  C9, the ‘Metin’ series and an array of exciting game titles slated for release in the global game market.

WEBZEN  has recently acquired Gala-Net, Inc. one of the leading publishers of free-to-play online games and operator of the gPotato portals which have over 23 million registered users in order to expand its service to Europe, North and South America and other countries.

WEBZEN is currently working to release multiple titles, including  MU 2 and Archlord 2, which are currently in development. Further information on WEBZEN and its games can be found at  www.webzen.com.

About Amazon.com

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN), a Fortune 500 company based in Seattle, opened on the World Wide Web in July 1995 and today offers Earth’s Biggest Selection. Amazon.com, Inc. seeks to be Earth’s most customer-centric company, where customers can find and discover anything they might want to buy online, and endeavors to offer its customers the lowest possible prices. Amazon.com and other sellers offer millions of unique new, refurbished and used items in categories such as Books; Movies, Music & Games; Digital Downloads; Electronics & Computers; Home & Garden; Toys, Kids & Baby; Grocery; Apparel, Shoes & Jewelry; Health & Beauty; Sports & Outdoors; and Tools, Auto & Industrial. Amazon Web Services provides Amazon’s developer customers with access to in-the-cloud infrastructure services based on Amazon’s own back-end technology platform, which developers can use to enable virtually any type of business. Kindle Paperwhite is the most-advanced e-reader ever constructed with 62% more pixels and 25% increased contrast, a

patented built-in front light for reading in all lighting conditions, extra-long battery life, and a thin and light design. The new latest generation Kindle, the lightest and smallest Kindle, now  features new, improved fonts and faster page turns. Kindle Fire HD features a stunning custom high-definition display, exclusive Dolby audio with dual stereo speakers, high-end, laptop-grade Wi-Fi with dual-band support, dual-antennas and MIMO for faster streaming and downloads, enough storage for HD content, and the latest generation processor and graphics engine—and it is available in two display sizes—7” and 8.9”. The large-screen Kindle Fire HD is also available with 4G wireless, and comes with a groundbreaking $49.99 introductory 4G LTE data package. The all-new Kindle Fire features a 20% faster processor, 40% faster performance, twice the memory, and longer battery life.

 


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