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by: Sean Colleli -
More On: Soul of the Ultimate Nation
Webzen is stepping up their beta work on Soul of the Ultimate Nation, an action RPG slates for an '07 release.  The "jump in" theme sounds like a good idea for casual gamers who get bogged down with ungodly amounts of customization and leveling up.
­WEBZEN Inc. (NASDAQ: WZEN), a leading global online
games company, announced today that the highly anticipated action massively
multiplayer online role playing game (MMORPG) Soul of the Ultimate NationĀ
has entered open beta service in Korea.

Soul of the Ultimate Nation is an action MMORPG that delivers more fun and
more friends in less time.  Players can quickly form a party and jump into
battle using Soul of the Ultimate Nation¹s unique Battle Zone System and
embark on a journey through a graphically stunning and ever-expanding online
fantasy world that is ready for action whenever players are.  With unique
battle systems and a captivating cast of characters, Soul of the Ultimate
Nation is an epic tale in a world of emperors, armies, magicians and

During the four-stage beta testing conducted in Korea from September 2005 to
May 2006, gamers gave high marks to Soul of the Ultimate Nation¹s
breathtaking graphics and the game¹s innovative battle zone system that
allows players to customize the map¹s level of difficulty and compensation.
For the current open beta tests, WEBZEN is stepping up the game¹s excitement
by adding further enhancements to Soul of the Ultimate Nation¹s unique field
maps.  Also, by adding a competitive hunting system and mission ranking
system for even faster, more dynamic action game play, WEBZEN promises to
push the envelop in the action MMORPG genre.

³After the amazing success of MU Online in Asia, we have worked extremely
hard to bring fans the kind of triple-A online gaming experience they expect
of WEBZEN¹s second game in Soul of the Ultimate Nation,² said Nam Ju Kim,
CEO, WEBZEN, Inc. ³By listening to player feedback from previous closed beta
tests and fine tuning the game¹s beautiful and stunning graphics and
innovative action systems, we believe that Soul of the Ultimate Nation has
all the necessary features to make it a leader in Asia¹s next generation of

Soul of the Ultimate Nation also is currently slated for distribution and
operation in North America in the first half of 2007.  More details on the
launch will be released in the near future.

For more information on Soul of the Ultimate Nation, please visit the
official Korean website at www.sunonline.co.kr or the official North
American site at www.soulultimatenation.com.