The9

The9 Ltd.
Public
Traded as (NASDAQNCTY)
Industry Internet Gaming
Founded 1999
Headquarters Shanghai, China
Area served
China
Key people
Zhu Jun, Chairman/CEO
Products Online game operation
Revenue IncreaseUS$10.16 million (2014)
DecreaseUS-$17.03 million (2014<finance.yahoo.com>)
Number of employees
498
Website www.the9.com (in English)

The9 Ltd. (Chinese: ?) is a Shanghai-based online game operator which had the exclusive licence to operate and distribute World of Warcraft in China (launched in June 2005, it has since become the largest online game), a licence it secured after successfully aiding Webzen Games with the distribution of Mu Online in China. However, in April 2009, Blizzard said that the licence has been moved to NetEase.com.[1]

Current game licences acquired

Note: In rough order of release.

References

  • Volume 1, Issue 49 of The Escapist, "Red Blindness" by Allen Varney

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