Lineage W Unveils Across the Globe

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PANGYO, South Korea–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aug 18, 2021–

NCSOFT (KRX:036570), a global premier game developer and publisher, revealed the company’s new mobile MMORPG ‘Lineage W’ through a global online showcase titled ‘The World’ .

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NCSOFT revealed its new mobile MMORPG ‘Lineage W’. The game features a dark fantasy world presented with full 3D graphics and quarter view; various visual aspects transforming imagination to reality; a battle system succeeding the originality of Lineage IP with enhanced strike feedback; immersive storylines and diverse narratives; improved content for pledges and alliances. Global pre-registration available from 10 AM, August 19 (KST) on the official website, Google Play, and App Store. (Graphic: Business Wire)

Taek-Jin Kim, CCO of NCSOFT, said, “ Lineage W is a project that pursues the ultimate Lineage”

Lineage W is a new title succeeding the legitimacy of PC MMORPG Lineage. Lineage W was strategically developed for global players with the concept ‘Worldwide’. NCSOFT will release the new title across the globe in 2021.

Chief Creative Officer Taek-Jin Kim introduced the game as “a project that pursues the ultimate Lineage”. Kim highlighted that “ Lineage W is a compilation of the Lineage IP over the last 24 years. The game emphasizes Lineage’s core values: battle, pledge, sacrifice, and honor. Lineage W will expand Lineage’s key element ‘battle community’ globally.”

Quarter view based on full 3D graphics, battle and pledge system succeeding the originality of Lineage IP, and immersive storylines

Sung-Gu Lee, head of Lineage W Group, and Hong-Young Choi, head of Lineage W Development, uncovered Lineage W’s main features and service plans.

The game features a dark fantasy world presented with full 3D graphics and quarter view; various visual aspects transforming imagination to reality; a battle system succeeding the originality of Lineage IP with enhanced strike feedback; immersive storylines and diverse narratives; improved content for pledges and alliances.

A single build for the global market, real-time AI translation, cross-platform play on PC and consoles

Lineage W introduces a single build for the global market to create ‘a global battle community’. Players from different countries can cooperate and compete in a single battleground (server). It also supports ‘ AI translation ’ enabling real-time communication among players speaking different languages, ‘ Voice-to-text ’ function converting speech to text.

Lineage W also supports a cross-platform play. Players can enjoy the game on PCs through NCSOFT’s cross-play service ‘PURPLE’. Cross-play on consoles, including PlayStation5 and Nintendo Switch, is also being prepared.

Pre-registration is now open globally on the official website, Google Play, and App Store, offering rewards for pre-registration

NCSOFT begins the global pre-registration at 10 AM, August 19 (KST). Players can pre-register on the official website, Google Play, and App Store. In-game items are offered for all participants once the game launches.

Players can subscribe ‘ Lineage W Newsletter’ on the official website for the latest updates on Lineage W, which begins in mid-October.

Lineage W ’s global online showcase is available on the official website. More information and clips, including different classes and their stories, are also available.

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KEYWORD: ASIA PACIFIC SOUTH KOREA

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