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WEBZENS GAME PORTAL, WEBZEN.COM BEGINS THE ARCHLORD SERVICE
Date : 2009-07-16

SEOUL, South Korea – July 16, 2009- WEBZEN Inc. (NASDAQ and KOSDAQ:WZEN) ) will begin the Archlord publishing via its game portal WEBZEN.COM taking after publishing of MU Online.

WEBZEN announced that NHN GAMES Archlord will be published, taking after its own publishing of MU Online on its way to start a comprehensive game portal on a full scale.

Archlord will be the second publishing title after MU Online. Currently, the game has been and still is in service in North America and Europe through its partner.

Archlord will be officially published/serviced for the users in South America and South East Asia beginning on this coming August.

Consequently, WEBZEN and NHN GAMES will open the teaser site (ARCHLORD.WEBZEN.COM) for Archlord on July 16th to announce its publishing at WEBZEN.COM, followed by preparation of the testing for its direct publishing service.

WEBZEN, upon revealing the Archlord teaser site, is planning on going through beta testing from August onward to finally commence its commercial services.

Also, WEBZEN has announced that it is in publishing service preparation for its own title Soul of the Ultimate Nation: World Edition as well as NHN GAMES R2 to be hosted at WEBZEN.COM within this year.

As a note, WEBZENs MU Online began its commercial services on the 26th of June after going through the open beta test in May. Currently, there are more than 100,000 active members who have officially registered at WEBZEN.COM.

Along with the commercial services of MU Online, WEBZEN has introduced the universal chargeable means called W Coin for the members to use within the game portal across the board. Hence, the members can use W Coin in Archlord to purchase in-game items as well as all other future game titles to be launched at WEBZEN.COM.

In a mid to long term vision, WEBZEN.COM will continuously add premier games and eventually become a comprehensive game portal, said Chang Keun Kim, the chief executive officer of WEBZEN. He further noted, Games such as MU Online and Archlord respectively are only the beginning of WEBZEN.COM, en route to establishing itself as a comprehensive game portal with more games added within this year for our global members from all over the world.

WEBZEN.COM is WEBZENs game portal intended for taking a role of Global Digital Entertainment Leader with its sole objective of becoming the comprehensive game service portal for all the game players around the world.

More details on WEBZEN.COM, the comprehensive game service portal, and the global publishing of Archlord are available at WEBZENs official website, WWW.WEBZEN.COM.

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