CounterSide – Nexon invests in new studio led by former staff of Closers and Elsword

Nexon today announced it has made a strategic investment in new mobile games developer studiobside, founded back in July 2017 by former members of Closers and Elsword. The amount of investment was not made public. studiobside is currently working on CounterSide, described as a “strategy action RPG” and “urban fantasy RPG.” Other than gameplay, a key element of the game is its 2D Japanese-style anime art. With this investment, Nexon also has obtained the global publishing rights of CounterSide and preferred rights for future games.