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Black Desert Online – Package prices for Southeast Asia server revealed

[SEA Packages] Set to enter Closed Beta later this month, Pearl Abyss recently revealed the package prices for Black Desert Online in Southeast Asia. If you did not already know, the game is a Buy-to-Play title with no monthly subscription,…

Black Desert Online – Closed Beta signup begins for Southeast Asia server

[Signup now] After ac couple of months since confirming the Southeast Asia server, Pearl Abyss recently announced the start of Closed Beta signup for Black Desert Online in the region. The official website is live as well, featuring game trailers…

Ragnarok Online – Official server for Singapore and Malaysia announced

[Facebook page] After a few years since the most popular MMORPG in Singapore and Malaysia closed down, publisher Electronics Extreme today announced it is re-opening Ragnarok Online for the 2 countries! Details are scarce currently other than the game is…

Nexon – Thailand subsidiary officially opens to serve Southeast Asia market

First announced back in October 2016, Nexon Thailand is officially opened after Nexon purchased 100% shares Thailand publisher iDCC (i Digital Connect Co). For 2017, Nexon Thailand will launch a couple of PC games in Thailand, including MapleStory, Tree of…

Luna Online – Fantasy MMORPG enters Open Beta under Playpark

[Play free now] Once the golden child of gamers throughout the world, Luna Online is back in Southeast Asia under Playpark! Open Beta has started, and the new Luna Online is being maintained by Korean developer Funtime Co.,Ltd. With over…

Luna Online – Interview with Playpark on new SEA server arriving next week

[Pre-register] Luna Online was a popular MMORPG previously launched in Southeast Asia. Despite having features such as over 50 classes, tons of open world maps and dungeons, and an extensive costume system, poor management led to the game’s demise. Playpark…

Latis Global Communications – Game service provider lands in SEA

Latis Global Communications, a localization and marketing company based in South Korea, today announced it has opened a subsidiary in Singapore. It will function as a one-stop gateway for Korean game developers who are looking to enter the lucrative Southeast…

TERA – Playwith Thailand agrees to publish action MMORPG in 2018

According to media reports, Playwith (formerly known as YNK Interactive) has signed a contract with developer Bluehole to publish TERA in Thailand. The action MMORPG is set to launch in 2018, with operations duty handled by Playwith Thailand. The 2 companies…

League of Legends – EVOS eSports acquires Fortius Gaming for LOL team

EVOS eSports, an Indonesian gaming team focused on DOTA 2, recently announced it has acquired Fortius Gaming for its League of Legends team. The acquisition, worth a 6-figure sum in cash and stock options, is touted as the first deal…

Black Desert Online – PearlAbyss is hiring for potential SEA server

Last month, PearlAbyss posted a position for “Overseas Service/Southeast Asia Business PM”, which might signal a Southeast Asia server is in the works. The candidate must have experience in handling games in the SEA region, with knowledge for both offline…

Phantasy Star Online 2 – Asiasoft announces closure of SEA server

[Closure announcement] While Phantasy Star Online started out as a really big and hyped PC MMORPG years ago as the first English server landed in Southeast Asia, I was already thinking about how it would survive in the long run…

Lost Saga – Fighting game announced for Singapore and Malaysia

[Facebook page] PlayOne Asia, which operates PC online games such as BlackShot and Echo of Soul, recently announced Lost Saga for Singapore and Malaysia. One of the most popular PC online fighting games ever, Closed Beta will start from May…

Blade & Soul – Job posting by publisher hints at possible SEA server

According to a recent job posting found online, it seems that Blade & Soul is being prepared for a launch in Southeast Asia. Garena is currently seeking a System Engineer who will work on Point Blank or Blade & Soul,…

Tencent Games – China giant opens Thailand office for SEA expansion

Soon after Nexon announced its office in Thailand to fuel its Southeast Asia expansion, an even more bombastic news dropped today. Tencent Games, owner of Riot Games (League of Legends) and Clash of Clans (Supercell), announced it has purchased Sanook Online,…