Nexon Acquires Control Of Mobile Game Developer NAT Games
South Korean publishing giant Nexon has grown even bigger when it acquired majority control of NAT Games. NAT Games is a Korean game developer known for their free-to-play mobile ARPG Heroes of Incredible Tales, or HIT.
HIT was published by Nexon in 2016 and was a global success. The mobile game has since been downloaded over 25 million times. Overhit, NAT Games’ second mobile release is also doing well in Korea.
According to MMOCulture, Nexon bought an additional 30% stake in NAT Games, giving the Korean publisher a 48.3% stake in the company and making them the controlling majority. The deal went down just in time for Overhit’s global release later this year. You can catch a preview of the upcoming game's characters after the break.