Netmarble US will join Kabam as of March 1

Mobile game developer Kabam announced yesterday that the Netmarble US studip will be joining as of March 1, 2022. Kabam was acquired by Netmarble in March 2017. 

Simon Sim, formerly President of Netmarble US, will be joining Kabam as the new Chief Operations Officer. 

“I am excited to be joining the Kabam team and appreciate their passion for creating games to entertain the world. I look forward to getting to know all of the teams and working closely with them to help shape an exciting future for Kabam,” said Simon Sim. 

The Netmarble US studio has focused on bringing many of Netmarble’s mobile game titles to western markets such as Marvel Future Fight, Marvel Future Revolution, Lineage 2 Revolution, and more. 

“I am very excited about this unification where we can bring together the expertise and resources of the two worldclass mobile game sibling companies. After the merger, Kabam will have the scale and enhanced capabilities to excel in game publishing and compete more effectively in today’s ever-changing market. I also believe that this merger will create synergies in the long run and expand the company’s publishing opportunities. We will continue to foster a culture of empowering passionate creators to build incredible game experiences that entertain players around the world, “ said Seungwon Lee, Kabam CEO. 

Written by Sophie Blake

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