Games made by South Korean developers are the country’s most exported games, beating K-pop and Korean dramas.
This fact was revealed by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism of South Korea, which in 2018 data stated that games generated an export value of up to USD 6.4 billion.
So, here are four games from South Korea that managed to rule the world.
POINT BLANK ONLINE
Games developed by Zepetto Co. This is an FPS genre or a first-person type of shooting game. Point Blank was first released in September 2008.
Zepetto Co. company. is one of the well-known game developers in Korea since 2003. This game tells about the battle between Free Rebels and Counter Teorrorist Force (CT-Force), and currently has game servers in several countries such as Russia, Indonesia, United States, Peru, Turkey , Thailand and Brazil.
BLACK DESSERT ONLINE
This game was first released by Pearl Abyss in July 2015 and is in the Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game (MMORPG) genre. The game is a role-playing game that can be accessed en masse by many players.
Carrying a fantasy world story about the conflict between two countries, namely the Republic of Calpheon and the Kingdom of Valencia. Apart from being popular in Asia, this game is also popular in America and Europe.
PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS (PUBG)
This game, which is popular among K-pop idols, was first released in 2017 with the battle royale genre, which is playing online for up to 100 people at once.
The idea for this game actually came from Brendan Greene from America who was developed in collaboration with one of the game studios from Korea, Bluehole. The game won PC Game of The Year at the 35th Golden Joystick Awards (2017).
MARVEL FUTURE FIGHT
This Marvel superhero-themed mobile game was released in April 2015 by Netmarble Corp. which is directly affiliated with Marvel Entertainment under Disney. (Also Read: 8 Things About The Boys, Controversial Superhero Stories That Are Different From Marvel and DC Comics)
This game has the genre Action Role-Playing Video Games (RPG) and Dungeon Crawl which is a fantasy role-playing game with heroes. The company Netmarble Corp. is the biggest mobile-gaming developer in Korea, also the developer behind the mobile game BTS World.