WEBZEN Inc., the Next Generation of
Free-to-Play Online Games, begins the OBT (Open Beta Test) for the Unrivaled
Action RPG C9 (Continent of the Ninth Seal).
On June 30th Pacific Daylight Time (PDT), the OBT of C9 will begin, following
the Early Access Event which has been ongoing since June 27th. Up to this day,
WEBZEN focused on content development, localization, and various events to meet
the player's feedback to create a player-oriented game. For this, C9 had three
previous beta tests, and the ?C9 Championship' finals that was successfully held
during 'E3 2012' in Los Angeles, America.
C9 is a highly anticipated Action RPG game featuring but not limited to diverse
PVP combat, endless skill combos, precise controls, and ultimate fury skill.
With the start of the OBT, the classes available to play are Fighter, Hunter,
Shaman, and Witchblade. Witchblade is one of the most anticipated classes in C9
that was added from the OBT that can specialize in either ranged frozen magic or
splendid aerial combos.
Additionally, C9 has been chosen as an official title for 'Game and Game World
Championship (GNGWC) 2012' global tournament event annually hosted by KOCCA
(Korea Creative Contents Agency). This tournament will commence Europe region's
Finals in August, 2012 at 'Gamescom', Germany along with America finals in
October. Finalist of each qualifying round will be given an invitation to the
Championship Finals at 'G-Star 2012', South Korea, in November this year.
Jihun Lee, Head of Global Publishing, said, "We have been focusing on content
development and to advance C9 into the world of e-sports.? He also said, "We
hope many players will participate in the OBT and experience the new level of
More information about the Action RPG 'C9' can be found at the official Facebook
http://www.facebook.com/C9Webzen and website at
Continent of the Ninth Seal (C9)
C9 is an Action RPG featuring stunning graphics, various character customizing
options, and action-packed animations. C9 has been beloved by many gamers, and
has been awarded five awards in the 2009 Korea Game Awards, including the Grand
Award. Additionally, more than 420,000 gamers were recorded on the first day of
the South Korean commercial service.
About WEBZEN Inc.
Founded and established in Seoul in 2000, WEBZEN Inc. completed the merger with
NHN Games in July 2010, and recently acquired YMIR Entertainment. WEBZEN has
become a leader in the MMOG market and has developed one of the world's top
online games and client/server technologies. WEBZEN is continuing the tradition
of MU Online, which boasts more than 56 million registered users, with Soul of
the Ultimate Nation, and ARCHLORD.
They are currently working to release more new games including the upcoming C9
(continent of the Ninth Seal) and ARCTIC COMBAT, also ARCHLORD 2, which is under
development. More information on 'WEBZEN.com' and its games can be found at