SEOUL, KOREA -- GRAVITY Co., Ltd. GRVY +15.99% ("Gravity" or the "Company"), an online game developer and publisher based in South Korea, announced that Ragnarok Online II was commercially launched in Korea on March 26, 2012.
Ragnarok Online II, a sequel to Ragnarok Online, the Company's flagship title, is a free-to-play massively multiplayer online role playing game with micro-transaction system, or sale of virtual in-game items model, which provides virtual item shops in the game where players can purchase value-added items to customize, personalize and enhance their characters and game playing experiences.
The Company has already entered into license and distribution agreements for Ragnarok Online II with local licensees in Thailand, Japan, the Philippines, Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam, China, Indonesia and Brazil. After launching Ragnarok Online II in Korea, Gravity intends to release the game in a couple of overseas markets in 2012.
"We are happy to announce the launch of Ragnarok Online II, one of the most anticipated games among gamers," commented Mr. Hyun Chul Park, the CEO of Gravity. "We are confident that Ragnarok Online II will satisfy the fans of Ragnarok Online as well as any gamers who are not familiar with the prequel. We will make every effort to release Ragnarok Online II in the overseas markets as soon as possible to offer the best gaming experience of all time to the gamers worldwide."