Seal Online: Launch in the West

Date: 11-21-2007 Views:
KeyWord: Seal Online
Summary: Until now, Seal Online has hosted variants in Korea, China, Japan, Taiwan, Indonesia, Hong Kong, and Thailand. But beginning today, English-speaking fans will get to enjoy this free to play game.

Seal Online, the popular MMORPG, has hosted variants in Korea, China, Japan, Taiwan, Indonesia, Hong Kong, and Thailand. But from 19th, Nov, English-speaking fans will get to enjoy this free to play game.

Official Press Release:

YNK Interactive Announces launch of Seal Online
English Version of Long-Running MMORPG Launches in the West

Orange County, CA (November 19, 2007). Today at 5:00pm PDT, servers will open for all registrants to the popular MMORPG (massively multi-player online role-playing game) for the PC, Seal Online. Until now, the game has hosted variants in Korea, China, Japan, Taiwan, Indonesia, Hong Kong, and Thailand. But beginning today, English-speaking fans will get to enjoy this free to play game.

The original Seal Online launched in February, 2002 in Korea and has since spawned versions in six other Asian countries. With nearly four million users it has become a mainstay on the charts. Not a typical MMORPG, Seal Online combines the adventure of searching for riches, completing quests, and joining with friends worldwide along with a unique "Fame System" (an increase in reputation based on heroic acts which allows the player to access special items and bonuses) as well as in-game coupling of characters.

Seal Online is free to download and play, with the option of purchasing in-game premium items to broaden the user experience (feature coming soon).

"We are very anxious for today#DY#s launch of the English version of Seal Online," said Jun Lee, CEO of YNK Interactive. "It is the culmination of a lot of teamwork between YNK Interactive and YNK Korea. We are dedicated to making Seal Online the best gaming experience that we can for our devoted community."

YNK Interactive also announced that there will be in-game events, contests, and prizes announced regularly.

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About YNK Interactive
Based in Orange County, California, YNK Interactive, the newest addition to the YNK family, is a wholly-owned subsidiary of YNK Korea, one of Korea#DY#s largest online game developers and publishers. The mission of YNK Interactive is to publish localized versions of high quality game titles from YNK Korea and deliver them to English-speaking markets.

Founded in 1998, YNK Korea has grown to enormous popularity through the development and publishing of award-winning MMO (massively multiplayer online) games for the PC, including such blockbuster titles as Seal Online, Rohan Online, and Sting: The Secret Operations. YNK Korea is a public company, with shares traded on KOSDAQ.

The YNK family also includes YNK Japan and YNK Taiwan.


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