NCsoft Offers Award-Winning Product Lineup on Steam

April 22, 2009

Offers Award-Winning Product Lineup on Steam

City of Heroes, Guild Wars and
Lineage Franchises Now Available Via Leading Online Platform for PC Games

NCsoft and Valve Corporation today
announced that NCsoft’s award-winning catalog of MMO franchises is now available
via Steam, a leading platform for the distribution and management of PC games
with over 20 million users worldwide.

Beginning today, players may
purchase the latest offerings for the City of Heroes, Guild Wars, and Lineage
franchises via Steam. This includes the just-released City of Heroes Architect
Edition, making City of Heroes the first and only MMO that gives players the
power to create their own unique story arcs and missions. NCsoft will also
deliver its highly anticipated MMO, Aion, on the Steam platform when it launches
this fall in North America and Europe. Once players purchase their favorite
NCsoft games through Steam, they can then sign in from any PC to play.

“NCsoft’s leading-edge MMOs are an
incredible addition to the Steam library of games,” said Jason Holtman, director
of business development at Valve. “NCsoft is a clear leader in the MMO industry,
and we believe our player community will be very excited to have access to the
diverse catalog NCsoft has to offer our members.”

“We are thrilled to offer our
franchises to the legions of gamers in the Steam community,” said David Reid,
president of publishing for NCsoft West. “Steam’s community is filled with
passionate players intent on having the latest updates on their favorite games.
Extending our distribution reach with Steam will allow more gamers the freedom
and flexibility to stay updated and engaged with our games and online

For the next few weeks, Steam will
have special offers for several NCsoft products. For more information on
specific NCsoft products and promotions available, please visit
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