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[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

Seoul – Feb. 20, 2019 – Beautiful original art and mysterious heroes merge for a twisted journey in LYN: The Lightbringer, the new story-driven role-playing game (RPG) from NEXON Korea Corporation, subsidiary of NEXON Co., Ltd. (“Nexon”) (3659.TO), a worldwide leader in free-to-play online and mobile games. LYN is available for pre-registration today worldwide on Android and iPhone.


LYN: The Lightbringer is a collaboration between publisher Nexon and Jeong Juno, the acclaimed art director of Lineage 2 at Pulsar Studios. LYN boasts a beautiful cast of 3D-rendered models converted from two-dimensional characters, all originally designed by Jeong himself. In this stunning RPG, players can explore a diverse and action-packed world filled with epic stories and countless collectable heroes. LYN: The Lightbringer delivers a myriad of in-game features including:

  • Elegant Graphics – Jeong Juno’s gorgeous illustrations set the stage for riveting gameplay and cinematic cutscenes;
  • Elevated Combat LYN’s premiere chain-combo system allows for crisp control and movement in battle. Players can challenge each other around the world in dynamic, real-time online player vs. player (PvP) combat and epic Boss Raids;
  • Intriguing Story – Jean and his ragtag band of heroes embark on a fateful, twisting journey. Players can learn about the diverse worlds and backstories that accompany each hero; 
  • Explosive Game ModesLYN offers a multitude of varying game modes for players to explore and master, including:
    • Adventure Mode – Players can experience LYN’s epic main quest and write history as the hero of the tale;
    • Rank Blitz Mode – Intense one-on-one battles challenge players to fight for supremacy;
    • Boss Raids – Players can join forces with allies and work together to take down powerful bosses;
    •  Dragona Ruins – Daily dungeons are ready to be explored for valuable in-game gold;
    • Altar of Heroes – Powerful heroes await combat to earn their loyalty in battle;
    • Time Rift – All the heroes in LYN: The Lightbringer have captivating backstories for players to journey through.

The LYN: The Lightbringer is now available for pre-registration worldwide for iPhone and Android. Additional information for members of the press:

  • Download assets for LYN: The Lightbringer here

About NEXON Co. Ltd.

NEXON Co., Ltd. (“Nexon”) (3659.TO) is a worldwide leader in free-to-play online and mobile games. Founded in Korea in 1994, Nexon developed one of the world's first graphics-based massively multiplayer online games. Nexon also pioneered the concept of microtransactions and the free-to-play business model, setting a new standard in which play is free, and users have the option to purchase in-game items to enhance their experience. Nexon currently services nearly 100 titles in more than 190 countries. The Company is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan and its shares are listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.


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Press Contacts for Nexon Co. Ltd.:

Gerard Bahri/Jason Wonacott

Wonacott Communications, LLC

(310) 477-2871

[email protected]