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Valve partners with Nexon to bring Dota 2 to Japan and Korea

posted by Pedro CubiasPedro Cubias 1713 days, 21 hours, 31 minutes ago
Monday, November 12, 2012 9:18:38 AM GMT

Online game publisher Nexon has announced that it's teaming up with Valve to bring the free-to-play Dota 2 to the Japanese and Korean markets. Dota 2 is of course based on a Warcraft 3 mod named Defense of the Ancients, and the multiplayer online battle arena style of gameplay, inspired by real-time strategy games, will likely appeal very much to those overseas markets. Valve's Gabe Newell says, according to the press release, that "partnering with Nexon will allow us to deliver Dota 2 to a massive audience of Asian gamers via a premium service."

category: industry | clicked: 1 | | source: www.joystiq.com | show counter code
tags: dota 2, gabe-newell, icefrog, japan, korea, markets, nexon, overseas, pc, valve

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