You can’t imagine how much the South Korean players love the Lineage IP. There are still a lot of people there play the original Lineage game, and now a lot of Korean players are playing Lineage 2: Revolution, an Unreal Engine 4 mobile MMORPG that launched in South Korea on December 14th, 2016.
According to report, on the launch day, Lineage 2: Revolution was downloaded more than 2 million times. And reported by Netmarble, the publisher of the game, the game’s sales reached $5,893,000 USD in Korea. Two weeks after launch, Lineage 2: Revolution made approximately $42,000,000 USD, which was about $3 million USD each day.
According to Samsung securities analyst Yang Seung-woo, “the value of Lineage 2 Revolution is worth about 2 trillion Korean won. We expect Netmarble’s market capitalization to rise from 4 trillion Won ($3,36 billion) to 6 trillion Won ($5 billion).”