- No. of Subscribers 50 million
- No. of Peak Concurrent Users 203.000
- No. of Games 288
Hangame Japan introduced online games to the Japanese market, which was previously dominated by console games. Through active localization, Hangame Japan has raised people’s awareness of online games and has grown into Japan’s biggest online game platform. Hangame Japan offers over 190 online games from various genres, including the traditional board games to action, racing, RPG, FPS and MMORPG. Hangame Japans has also gain recognition as Japan’s best online game publisher by proving its publishing platform operational capabilities through cooperation with renowned Japanese game developers, including Square Enix, Bandai Namco Game and Sega.
Approximately 90% of NHN Japan employees are Japanese. NHN Japan strives to provide services that reflect the characteristics and preference of Japanese users. By localizing its game services, as well as its community services, including chatting and avatar services, NHN Japan has grown into the most loved online game portal in Japan, and has been awarded the first place prize in the entertainment category of Yahoo! Internet Guide’s ‘Web of the Year’ for three consecutive years (2004~2006).
NHN Japan opened Hange(hange.jp), a mobile game community website for the fast growing Japanese mobile content market. Hange offers more than 100 different games which can be played with mobile phones, avatar services which is linked to the Hangame Japan website, and text emoticon services. NHN Japan is leveraging its experience as the leading online game portal operator to develop distinctive mobile services for the Japanese game market.