NCsoft announced its second quarter performance on the 12th and 2022. In the second quarter, NCsoft recorded sales of KRW 629.3 billion, operating profit of KRW 123 billion, and net profit of KRW118.7 billion. Revenue increased 17%year-on-year, operating profit of 9%, and net profit 26%.
In the second quarter of this year, Lineage W, which was released in November last year, is reflected in the warmth, and the performance itself is better than the same period last year. In fact, NCsoft’s mobile game sales increased 35% year-on-year to W475.2bn, which is Lineage W 223.6 billion won, Lineage M 141.2 billion won, Lineage 2M 96.2 billion won, and Blade & Soul 2 14.2 billion won.
However, Lineage 2M sales decreased by 55.8% from the same period last year, and Lineage W sales recorded cumulative sales of KRW 1 trillion in July. Lineage M increased 9% year-on-year.
PC online game sales are 9.5%, down 9.5% from the same period last year. Guild Wars 2 increased 70% year-on-year, with the third expansion pack sales launched in February this year, but sales decreased for all PC online games, including Lineage.
Regional sales amounted to W408.8bn, Asia 144.6 billion won, and 39.9 billion won in North America and Europe. North American and European sales rose 64% year-on-year, and Asia also rose. Royalty sales are 36 billion won. Overseas and royalties are 35%of total sales.
NC is developing new works of various genres such as TL (MMORPG), Project R (Battle Royale), Project M (Interactive Movie) and BSS (Collective RPG).