Los Angeles, June 11th 2013 – Ubitus Inc., the worldwide technology leader in cloud gaming solutions and NEXON are excited to announce today their partnership in Cloud Gaming. Korea's best Kids game, NEXON's "CrazyArcade :BnB", a game where players trap opponents in bubbles, with 350,000 simultaneous players will be available on TV platform through Ubitus’ telecom partners in Korea, starting with LG Uplus' U+ tvG service, which is the world’s first carrier Google TV Set-top box . With optimized input methods for TV platform, the cloud version of "CrazyArcade : BnB" will start trial service in August with new contents to be added in the coming updates.
Ubitus powers immersive gaming experiences for tier one carriers and service providers around the world, and is the first cloud gaming service to truly achieve N screen delivery from PCs/Macs to mobile devices to set top boxes to TV dongles to SmartTVs. Ubitus GameCloud technology uses the power of optimized cloud computing to quickly and efficiently deliver console-quality games to end consumers, without long download, slow install or high storage requirement on end devices. The Ubitus GPU-accelerated cloud gaming solution delivers unparalleled performance and scale by supporting the highest concurrency and lowest power consumption in the industry.
“We are very excited to partner up with NEXON, one of the world’s leading interactive entertainment companies and is recognized around the world for its quality contents. Our mission is to create a world-class gaming experience accessible to people anywhere at any time, and content is definitely a key ingredient in this. With great partners like NEXON, we can certainly look forward to bring exciting cloud gaming experiences to our Korean customer base, and together we will continue to grow and solidify the cloud gaming industry for the masses.” said Wesley Kuo, CEO of Ubitus.
Nexon Co. Ltd. was established in Korea on December 1994 where it published its first title, Nexus: The Kingdom of the Winds, in 1996. Many title releases followed such as Dark Ages: Online Roleplaying, Elemental Saga, QuizQuiz, KartRider, Elancia, and Shattered Galaxy; some of which are maintained by a company spun off of Nexon, Kru Interactive. In 2003, Nexon developed MapleStory in Korea, which later became its most successful title. The game was localized in many locations such as Japan, China, Taiwan, Thailand, Singapore, North America, Europe, Brazil, and Vietnam.
Originally founded in Korea, Nexon Co. Ltd. is currently based in Japan. Nexon Co. Ltd. has four corporations running; they are located in Korea, Japan, United States, and Europe.
Nexon currently has eleven subsidiaries: Nexon Networks, Nexon Mobile, NeoPle, Nextoric, Nexonova, GameHi, NDoors, CoPersons, Nclipse, ExcGames, and Xeogen. Nexon went public on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on December 13, 2011 in an initial public offering, the largest in Japan for 2011 and the second largest by a technological company for 2011 worldwide.
Ubitus Inc., the technology leader in deploying cloud-enabled rich media services, offers innovative cloud computing solutions, including patented GameCloud® , for device manufacturers, wired/wireless communication service providers, telecommunication operators and digital content developers. Founded in 2007 and headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan, the company now has over 200 employees and offices in United States, Japan, Korea and China