NCsoft Q2 Financial Report:Sales of B&S are Less than Aion
NCsoft, the South Korea-based online game development company behind big titles like Lineage, Guild Wars, Aion and Blade & Soul released its second quarter financial report, indicating that sales of Blade&Soul (about 1.4 billion won) are less than that of Aion (about 2.3 billion won). The sales of Blade & Soul decreased 14% compared to last quarter while the sales of Aion decreased 36%. Sales of Guild Wars 2 reached 2.8 billion won, which is 20% less compared to sales in quarter 1. While most new MMOs look week, the classical Lineage made 84.7 billion won, which is 45% more compared to last years' number and accounts for 47.3% of total sales. The success is due to frequently updates and return of veteran players in large scales.