* 6월 26일 글로벌 정식 출시
- 방탄소년단의 매니저가 되어 최고의 아티스트로 성장시키는 스토리 담아
- 방탄소년단이 부른 게임 독점 OST 공개
- 사전등록 공식 사이트 통해 실제 플레이 체험할 수 있는 미니게임 운영
(로스앤젤레스 2019년 6월 5일 PRNewswire=연합뉴스) 넷마블(대표 권영식)은 오늘, 그룹 '방탄소년단(BTS)'의 매니저가 되어 글로벌 아티스트로 성장시키는 모바일 게임 'BTS월드(BTS WORLD, 개발사 테이크원컴퍼니)'를 오는 6월 26일 글로벌 정식 출시(중국 제외)한다고 밝혔다.
BTS월드는 이용자가 방탄소년단의 매니저로서 글로벌 슈퍼스타 방탄소년단과 상호작용하는 스토리텔링형 육성 게임이다. 이용자는 이들이 데뷔해 최고의 아티스트로 성장하는 과정을 함께하게 된다.
이 게임은 각 멤버들의 사진이 담긴 카드를 수집 및 업그레이드하고, 이를 활용해 스토리 상에서 주어지는 미션을 완료해 나가는 방식으로 진행된다. 이야기가 전개됨에 따라 이용자는 영상과 사진, 상호작용 가능한 게임 요소 등을 포함, 새롭고 다양한 독점 콘텐츠를 경험하게 된다.
넷마블은 이번 출시일 발표와 함께 이용자들이 BTS월드를 미리 체험해 볼 수 있는 '미니게임'도 공개했다. '미니게임'은 사전등록 공식 사이트(https://btsw.netmarble.com)를 통해 웹 게임 형태로 제공된다. 해당 웹 사이트에서는 게임 사전등록도 진행 중이며, 자신과 가장 잘 맞는 방탄소년단 멤버를 확인할 수 있는 짝꿍테스트도 진행 중이다.
넷마블과 빅히트 엔터테인먼트는 BTS 월드 정식 출시 전까지 방탄소년단이 직접 부른 게임의 독점 OST를 '진', '지민', '정국'이 참여한 유닛 곡을 시작으로 순차 공개 예정이다.
넷마블은 사전등록 공식 사이트와 공식 유튜브 채널을 통해 OST에 대한 티저를 공개했다.
출처: 넷마블(Netmarble Corp.)
"Become BTS' Manager on BTS WORLD!" BTS World Release Date Announced For June 25
- Highly Anticipated story-based mobile game where players become BTS' manager to foster BTS in becoming superstars
- A New, Playable 'Mini Game' Demo of BTS WORLD Available on the Official Pre-registration Website
LOS ANGELES, June 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Netmarble Corp. [http://www.netmarble.com/ko ] has announced Tuesday, June 25 PST / Wednesday, June 26 KST as the release date for its highly anticipated mobile game BTS WORLD [https://btsw.netmarble.com/en/home ], where players become BTS' manager to foster BTS in becoming the global superstars.
Created in conjunction with the global superstars, BTS WORLD is a story-based mobile simulation game that takes players on an interactive journey. The story of BTS WORLD takes players back to the start before the band's debut to pursue the role of BTS' manager, with the ultimate goal of fostering BTS to become superstars.
Players will encounter various missions where they will select certain BTS member cards to clear the mission and progress through the game. Collecting and upgrading these cards will open up even more stories along the way, and players will be able to interact virtually with BTS in the game through a 1:1 interactive system.
Pre-registration for the game is currently open at https://btsw.netmarble.com. A new, playable 'mini game' demo of BTS WORLD will be available on the site, giving players a preview ahead of launch. The pre-registration site also currently features a game introduction, a BTS story, and "From BTS" - a special sneak peek of the game's "mobile function" that lets players interact virtually with group members, as well as a mini-game that pairs players with the BTS member they match with best as a manager.
BTS WORLD will also reveal all-new, original soundtrack from BTS leading up to the launch, starting with a sub-unit song by Jin, Jimin, and Jung Kook of BTS.
The teaser video for this song can be found on the pre-registration website and the official YouTube channel at [http://www.youtube.com/c/BTSW_official].
The game will be released worldwide (excluding China) for iOS and Android devices. For more information on BTS WORLD, please visit https://btsw.netmarble.com. The latest updates are also available by following BTS WORLD on Twitter [https://twitter.com/btsw_official/ ] and Instagram [https://www.instagram.com/bts.world.official/ ].
About Netmarble Corporation
Netmarble Corporation strives to entertain audiences of all ages around the world by providing great mobile gaming experiences. Established in Korea in 2000, Netmarble is one of the fastest-growing mobile game companies and consistently ranks as a top mobile developer and publisher worldwide. With more than 6,000 employees, Netmarble has been producing and servicing some of the most successful mobile games including Lineage 2: Revolution, Blade & Soul Revolution, MARVEL Future Fight, Everybody's Marble, and Seven Knights. As a parent company to Kabam, a top mobile game developer in massively multiplayer free-to-play games, and the largest shareholder to Jam City, a leading casual social game developer, Netmarble has a strategic partnership with CJ ENM Corporation, Asia's largest entertainment company, Tencent Holdings, Asia's largest internet company, and NCsoft, a prominent MMORPG company. More information can be found at http://company.netmarble.com.
About Big Hit Entertainment
Founded in February 2005 in South Korea by CEO and Producer Bang Si-Hyuk, Big Hit Entertainment's core business focuses on music production, artist management and publishing. Big Hit's business ventures incorporate and develop a range of content produced from top-notch artists' IP, including global boy band BTS and its newest addition TOMORROW X TOGETHER. With its mission of 'Music & Artist for Healing', Big Hit strives to impart a positive influence through content while providing comfort and inspiration to music fans worldwide.
About Takeone Company
Takeone Company Corp. is an innovative content company that utilizes pop-culture within a gaming environment. Established in 2016, Takeone is leading the new genre of mobile games called 'Cinematic Games' that combines interactive game elements within a story concept based on both pop-culture and original IP's. The games include full motion videos and various visual contents that push the boundaries of next-generation storytelling. Years of experience and knowledge in both storytelling and game development have led to the creation of cinematic games such as Take Urban, BTS World. Takeone is currently developing a series of future cinematic games for their next up and coming titles. For more information, please refer to www.takeonecompany.com.
Source: Netmarble Corp.
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