NCSoft

NCSOFT develops and publishes multiplayer online games. Read more

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NCSoft

NCSOFT develops and publishes multiplayer online games. Read more

Taek Jin Kim's photo - Chairman & CEO of NCSoft

Chairman & CEO

Taek Jin Kim

CEO Approval Rating

76/100

Founded:

1997

Status:

PublicIndependent CompanyKorea Exchange036570

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Bluehole is one of NCSoft's top competitors. Bluehole was founded in 2007 in Bundang-gu, Gyeonggido. Like NCSoft, Bluehole also operates in the Gaming industry. Bluehole generates $2B less revenue than NCSoft.

Jagex is a top competitor of NCSoft. Jagex was founded in 2001, and is headquartered in Cambridge, England. Like NCSoft, Jagex also competes in the Internet Software field. Jagex generates $1.9B less revenue vs. NCSoft.

GRAVITY is seen as one of NCSoft's top competitors. GRAVITY is headquartered in Mapo-gu, Seoul Teugbyeolsi, and was founded in 2000. Like NCSoft, GRAVITY also operates in the Gaming field. GRAVITY generates 18% the revenue of NCSoft.

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NCSoft Quarterly and Annual Revenue

Trailing 12-Months Trend (TTM)

Annual Revenue

$2B

NCSoft's revenue is the ranked 5th among it's top 10 competitors. The top 10 competitors average 1.2B. Over the last two quarters, NCSoft's revenue has grown by 11.6%. Specifically, in Q3 2020's revenue was $500.3M; in Q2 2020, it was $448.4M.

NCSoft Acquisitions

COMPANY ACQUIRED
ACQUISITION DATE
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
NTREEV

Feb 2012

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$96.7M
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Hotdogs Studio

Jul 2011

Source »
undisclosed
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These are all the companies that NCSoft has acquired. NCSoft has acquired 2 companies and its latest acquisition was NTREEV in Feb 2012.

NCSoft Funding History

No recent funding data found related to NCSoft

NCSoft Investments

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AMOUNT

INVESTMENT DATE

ROUND

EXIT DATE

4th Creative Party is a VFX studio that provides animation, visual effects and media contents for films.
$19.7M
Jul 01, 2018
Equity
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Sensible Object designs and develops software integrated physical boardgames for children.
$3.2M
Jun 17, 2018
Unattributed
Jun 01, 2019
Reach Robotics is an Augmented Reality-based robotics company that designs and develops smartphone controlled gaming robots.
$7.5M
Jul 16, 2017
Series A
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This Game Studio is a designer and developer of games for smartphones.
$5M
Apr 09, 2015
Equity
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NOVN is a mobile game developer based in South Korea.
$500K
Dec 28, 2014
Unattributed
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These are all the companies that NCSoft has invested in. NCSoft has invested 2 companies and its latest investment was NTREEV in Feb 2012.

NCSoft News

January 21, 2021The Korea Herald

NCSoft to launch new K-pop platform next week

South Korean online gaming giant NCSOFT Corp. said Thursday that it will launch its K-pop fan platfor... See more »
January 9, 2021DC Forecasts

New Gaming Company Outbids Nexon For Control Over BitHumb

A new gaming company from South Korea, NCSoft, outbid the other Korean Gaming Giant Nexon in trying t... See more »
January 5, 2021The Korea Herald

NCSoft to launch entertainment JV with CJ ENM

South Korean game maker NCSoft and entertainment giant CJ ENM said Tuesday they will establish a new ... See more »
January 4, 2021The Korea Bizwire

NCSOFT's Lineage 2M to Land in Japan, Taiwan in Q1

SEOUL, Jan. 4 (Korea Bizwire) - Lineage 2M, a mobile massively multiplayer online role-playing game (... See more »
November 16, 2020The Korea Herald

NCSOFT Q3 net jumps over 30% on strong sales of key game titles

NCSOFT Corp., a major South Korean online and mobile game developer, said Monday its third-quarter ne... See more »
November 12, 2020AVNetwork

Video Game Developer Future-Proofs Headquarters with Extron AV Systems

Video game developer NCSOFT recently upgraded and future-proofed the aging video systems in its Seoul... See more »
October 20, 2020The Korea Herald

NCSoft makes foray into console gaming market with 'Fuser'

NCSoft is gearing up to enter the fast-growing global console gaming market with its first console ti... See more »

NCSoft Press Releases

January 3, 2019streetinsider

Legions of War

After a record-breaking launch of mobile MMORPG Lineage M in Korea in 2017, NCSOFT is tapping all of ... See more »
November 21, 2018Gamasutra

What is important in November and December

A week's free access to Lineage 2 Classic among November and December's highlights.... See more »
November 13, 2018ePRNews

NCSOFT and SilkRoad Honored With Two Industry Excellence Awards for Custom Onboarding Solutions Created in Partnership

NCSOFT, a leading online gaming publisher, and strategic onboarding partner, SilkRoad, were recently ... See more »
September 13, 2018Gamasutra

Warden’s Fury Update for Blade & Soul Now Live

'Warden's Fury' update now live, placating impatient fans.... See more »
July 20, 2016EmailWire

Worldwide MMO Games Market 2015 Emerging Trend

(EMAILWIRE.COM, July 20, 2016 ) Massively multiplayer online (MMO) games are designed to be played on... See more »

NCSoft Videos

April 13, 2021NCSoft Youtube Channel

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April 9, 2021NCSoft Youtube Channel

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April 9, 2021NCSoft Youtube Channel

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NCSoft Headquarters

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Bundang-gu, Seoul Teugbyeolsi13494

82-2-2186-3300

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NCSoft Summary

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Overview

NCSOFT develops and publishes multiplayer online games. NCSoft was founded in 1997. NCSoft's headquarters is located in Bundang-gu, Seoul Teugbyeolsi, KR 13494. NCSoft's latest acquisitions include NTREEV and Hotdogs Studio. NCSoft's Chairman & CEO, ...

CEO

NCSoft's Chairman & CEO, Taek Jin Kim, currently has an approval rating of 76%. NCSoft's primary competitors are Bluehole, Jagex & GRAVITY.

Website

ncsoft.com

Frequently Asked Questions about NCSoft

  1. When was NCSoft founded?

    NCSoft was founded in 1997
  2. Who is NCSoft's CEO?

    NCSoft's CEO is Taek Jin Kim
  3. How much revenue does NCSoft generate?

    NCSoft generates $2B in revenue
  4. How much funding does NCSoft have?

    NCSoft has historically raised $0 in funding
  5. Where is NCSoft's headquarters?

    NCSoft's headquarters is in Bundang-gu Seoul Teugbyeolsi, KR
  1. How many employees does NCSoft have?

    NCSoft has 4,025 employees
  2. What sector does NCSoft operate in?

    NCSoft is in Internet Software, Gaming
  3. Who are NCSoft's competitors?

    NCSoft's top competitors are Bluehole, Jagex, GRAVITY
  4. Who has NCSoft invested in?

    NCSoft's has invested in companies such as 4th CREATIVE PARTY, Sensible Object, Reach Robotics