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Aion going free-to-play in Europe next week

NCsoft has revealed its MMO Aion: The Tower of Eternity will be flipping the switch to go free-to-play across Europe next Tuesday, February 28th. The changeswill take place in English, German and French at the same time on Tuesday; this on the heels of what’s being called a successful beta …

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Free-to-play Aion takes flight in February

NCsoft’s Aion: The Tower of Eternity is the latest MMORPG to switch to the free-to-play model. The game will drop its monthly subscriptions in February. NCsoft has joined forces with German publisher Gameforge to create a team that will maintain the title and its servers in Europe. Aion debuted in …

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NCsoft profits up 33%

NCsoft’s profits are 41 billion Won (23.3m) for Q1 2011, a 33 per cent increase over Q4 2010. However, year-on-year that marks a 30 per cent decrease. In terms of sales, NCsoft generated 155 billion Won (87.9m), a two per cent decrease quarter-on-quarter and a year-on-year decline of seven per …

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NCsoft Q3 profits soar

NCsoft has enjoyed a year-on-year Q3 profits jump of 836 per cent – largely thanks to the release of MMO Aion: The Tower of Eternity. YoY revenue more than doubled in the period to KRW 166.28 billion (US$144.00 million) – up 21 per cent on Q2, when the firm released …

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NCsoft launches new Aion servers

NCsoft is opening two additional servers for European Aion players less than a week after the game launched in the region. The publisher is working hard to meet demand for its latest MMO, which was released last Friday, in order to reduce queues for more populated servers and allow more …

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Aion ‘will be major MMO force’

NCsoft expects new title Aion can join Warcraft in dominating the MMO genre after its release this week. Speaking to MCV, European publishing MD Vronique Lallier revealed the game has already attractred over 300,000 pre-orders in the West. Aion is going to be a real success – it adds new content …

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