Players Get a First Look at The Game at a Special Event in  

Akihabara, Tokyo July 11-12

TOKYO – July 12, 2021 – NEXON Co., Ltd. (Nexon) (3659.TO), a global leader in Virtual Worlds, announced that it will launch a new RPG, COUNTER: SIDE in Japan in the winter of 2021. Originally launched in Korea in February 2020, the Japanese game was unveiled at a Nexon media showcase held in Akihabara, Tokyo.

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COUNTER: SIDE is a free-to-play, cross-platform RPG featuring more than 100 characters fighting in a uniquely immersive Virtual World where humanity is threatened by an “erosion phenomenon” and “erosive body” arose in the real world.

The game is being developed by Studiobside, a team established by developers who specialize in subculture games on mobile. Shortly after the 2020 launch in Korea, COUNTER: SIDE reached #1 in the popular games ranking for both Google Play and App Store.

Players can learn more on the official COUNTER: SIDE website, on Twitter and in large-scale advertisements at seven locations in Tokyo.

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More information on the release schedule of COUNTER: SIDE will be announced at a later date.

About NEXON Co., Ltd.
Founded in 1994, NEXON Co., Ltd. (Nexon) (3659.TO) is a company engaged in the production, development and operation of online games and Virtual Worlds. First listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange in December 2011, Nexon was placed on JPX400 in 2015 and added to the Nikkei Stock Index 300 in 2017. In 2020, Nexon was added to the Nikkei 225. Nexon currently has more than 50 live games on multiple platforms including mobile and available in more than 190 countries. Major game franchises include MapleStory, KartRider and Dungeon&Fighter.

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