It is amazing how Korea boasts some top-rated game developers in the industry despite the strict gambling restrictions they face. This does not come as a complete surprise as the country is known to be tech-savvy, and they love gaming.
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What’s the most popular game in Korea? Biggest e-sports titles include League of Legends, Overwatch, StarCraft and many more. In fact, it’s such a lucrative industry that e-sports betting is one of the biggest money-makers in the gambling world.
It’s not just PC gaming; they love to play games on their mobile phones. Hence, there’s seldom any Korean gaming company that hasn’t yet adapted to providing video games that are compatible with mobile phones.
The trend is such that there are more mobile games in the country than PC games or consoles. With a population of over 35 million smartphone users, there is a high demand for different types of mobile gaming.
In response, several Korean video game companies top the list of mobile game developers. While there is a long list of developers, this article focuses on the best gaming companies that have produced the most popular games in Korea.
This list was made by our guest expert Wang Mi-Sun. He’s a prolific gambler who also enjoys video games. You can read more of his articles, but in this list, the selection criteria cut across the scalability of the company, its current funding stats, market opportunities, social influence, management and overall quality of products so far.
Arguably the biggest and most popular game developer in Korea, they are the names behind some of the biggest and most popular mobile casino games ever played. Founded in 1994, Nexon has made various investment moves and purchases to cement its position as the leading giant in the country.
These investments cut across several other big tech names like Wonder Holdings where Nexon has an 11.1% stake. In 2021, the company bought 1171 bitcoins at a time when the price was just around $58k.
So far, the success of the company is a product of the quality of games they offer. Some of their best-selling games include Counter-Strike:Nexon, DomiNations, Moonlight Blade, MapleStory.
Not there at the top as one of the biggest but surely one of the fastest-growing Korean gaming companies. Their rise to the game goes with the saying that time and chance happen to everyone. It only took one of their MMORPG games titled Ragnarok to put them on the map.
The game was launched in 2002 and after its successful launch, they went on to build on it following the release of the sequel titled Ragnarok Online 2: Legend of the Second. The Ragnarok series continued with the subsequent release of Ragnarok M: Eternal Love and Ragnarok the Animation.
Of course, Gravity is not just about the Ragnarok series. They have other titles such as Tower of Ascension. However, the Ragnarok series has been their major selling point, and it is no surprise that they continue to promote it to date.
Following a terrible 2018, NCSoft bounced from the mud following the launch of its Lineage series. There were two hit games released between 2019 and 2021, Lineage and Guild Wars turned the fortunes of the company around. On the day of its launch, Lineage M hit a record sales number of 1.3 billion won.
Meanwhile, that was only just the beginning as Lineage 2M beat that record. The success of Lineage M and Lineage 2M paved the way for an even more successful Lineage W which is aimed at breaking boundaries and extending its tentacles beyond the Korean market.
When it comes to the best mobile casino game developers, Korea is rather conservative because of their gambling laws. However, with over 35 million mobile phone users who have a preference for mobile gaming, there is no doubt that the market will continue to thrive.