NCsoft Announces Pre-Order Box Campaign for Auto Assault

NCsoft Announces Pre-Order Box
Campaign for Auto Assault

Customers who pre-order game
enjoy many benefits, including access to beta testing events, head start, and
loot bonus upon commercial launch

AUSTIN, Texas, May 11, 2005—NCsoft®
Corporation (KSE: 036570.KS), the world’s leading developer and publisher of
online computer games, announces the beginning of its North American pre-order
campaign for Auto Assault™. Pre-order boxes will begin to appear on store
shelves this week at retail outlets throughout the United States and Canada.

Customers who pre-order Auto Assault
will receive a special in-game weapon only available in the pre-sale boxes, plus
a loot bonus. In addition, the pre-order CD contains art, screens, wallpapers,
and music tracks. Customers who purchase this special edition pre-order box and
register the product will also be eligible to participate in beta testing events
and given a head start over other players before the commercial launch of the

Auto Assault, developed by NetDevil®,
is the first massively multiplayer online (MMO) vehicular combat game, combining
the best elements of action games with the most favored qualities of
role-playing games. Featuring high-speed vehicular combat and spectacularly
destructible environments, Auto Assault redefines expectations of the online
role-playing genre. The fastest, most destructive MMO ever, Auto Assault
delivers adrenaline-fueled horsepower and mind-blowing firepower as customized
bikes, cars, trucks and semis blaze a trail over a post-apocalyptic land. More
information about Auto Assault can be found at

About NCsoft NCsoft’s North American
business is headquartered in Austin, Texas and is part of Korea-based NCsoft
Corporation. NCsoft, with its own development and publishing offices in Texas
and California, also works with subsidiaries and third party developers
throughout North America to develop and publish innovative online entertainment
software products. The company launched two massively multiplayer titles on the
same day last year: Lineage® II and City of Heroes®, and in April of 2005
released its fourth title, the highly anticipated, Guild Wars®. NCsoft expects
to launch two more massively multiplayer titles in 2005: Auto Assault™ and City
of Villains™. More information about NCsoft can be found at
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About NetDevil, LTD

NetDevil was founded in 1997 under
the inspiration of Jumpgate®, the world’s first massively multiplayer space
simulator universe. NetDevil is an independent game development company
dedicated to the construction of massively multiplayer universes. NetDevil is
committed to creating immersive, interactive virtual worlds in unique settings
outside the typical fantasy genre. For more information, please visit

NCsoft, the interlocking NC logo,
Lineage, Auto Assault, Guild Wars and all associated NCsoft logos and designs
are trademarks or registered trademarks of NCsoft Corporation. City of Heroes
and City of Villains are trademarks or registered trademarks of Cryptic Studios,
Inc. and NCsoft Corporation. Cryptic Studios is a trademark of Cryptic Studios,
Inc. NetDevil and Jumpgate are registered trademarks of NetDevil, Ltd. All other
trademarks are the property of their respective owners.