LOS ANGELES--()--Nexon is launching KartRider Rush for iPhone and iPod Touch today. The mobile version of the immensely popular PC game, played by more than 200 million people worldwide, is now available to download for free in the Apple App Store.
“The release of KartRider Rush on the iOS platform is a significant step forward for Nexon”
KartRider Rush is a colorful, fast-paced racer that will allow up to four players to compete against each other on unique and challenging maps in both a battle mode and time trial mode. A single player mode allows players to race against AIs in Item Mode and Speed Mode, and players can compare their scores against friends online using Facebook Connect.
KartRider Rush follows Nexon’s microtransaction-based model which allows players to download and play the game for free, providing the option to enhance the gameplay experience through the purchase of additional customization items and racetracks.
“The release of KartRider Rush on the iOS platform is a significant step forward for Nexon,” said Soo Min Park, Nexon America’s vice president of social game operations. “We aim to offer our games to the widest audience possible, and opening up one of our most popular properties to the mobile platform demonstrates our dedication to providing high quality games with no barrier to entry.”
Nexon will also be releasing KartRider Rush for iPad, the Android operating system and for Facebook later this year.
About Nexon America, Inc.
Nexon America Inc. is the North American publishing arm of Nexon Group, a pioneer of interactive entertainment software and the world's leader in massively multiplayer online games. Based in Los Angeles, Nexon America was founded in 2005 to bring the best of online entertainment to North American audiences. The company's growing library of titles includes the world famous franchise MapleStory; the new fantasy life of Mabinogi; the fast-paced, first-person shooter Combat Arms; the action-adventure RPG Dungeon Fighter Online; the online, arcade-style multiplayer, hyper-puzzle action game PopTag!; and the recently launched physics-based action online game, Vindictus. The foundation of all Nexon America titles is the item selling business model, in which users access the full game for free and can later opt to pay for game enhancements.
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