Mobile game company, Com2uS has announced that a new project to release Summoners War as an MMORPG (Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game) is currently under development.
Com2uS has been planning and designing to expand the unique IP Power of Summoners War, that’s recognized as one of the best RPG games worldwide, to a new genre, MMORPG. This new project is planned to be serviced in the first half of 2018.
Com2uS combined various factors, including the worldview of Summoners War, to properly apply them to Summoners War MMORPG in accordance with the characteristics of the MMORPG genre. Com2uS said that they’re especially focusing on the strategic gameplay which played a major role in the worldwide success of Summoners War.
Summoners War is currently recognized as one of the top mobile games developed in Korea and its accumulated sales has reached almost 100 billion dollars. Summoners War has been ranked in Top 3 for sales in 100 countries. Summoners War has also been ranked No. 1 in RPG games for sales in 98 countries (App Store) and in 95 countries (Google Play), proving its worldwide popularity as a global top-class RPG.
Com2uS will continue to expand the mobile RPG market with Summoners War and plans to make it to the top in the global MMORPG market, as well.
Com2uS said, “The release of Summoners War MMORPG means a new revenue source through IP expansion” and said, “This will hopefully strengthen and expand the Summoners War IP even more.”
Furthermore, Com2uS has created a new “IP Strategy Team” that will be in charge of global IP and licensing to expand their business. Their first step will be to expand the IP of Summoners War to cartoons, animation, novels, movies, and various merchandising to eventually strengthen their brand worldwide.