Shanda Games has purchased a majority stake in eFusion MMOG, becoming a large part of the Chinese publisher’s push into Europe. The German company will use the money to launch the action MMORPG Dragon Nest, which they just licensed from Korean company Eyedentity Games, in Europe.
“We are really delighted to become part of Shanda Games and are also excited about the tremendous opportunity to offer Dragon Nest, a skill based high-quality MMORPG, to European gamers,” said Michael Lim, founder and CEO of eFusion MMOG. “Launching Dragon Nest in Europe will be a huge milestone for us, but most of all, we’re looking forward to Dragon Nest attracting lots of fans among European gamers. The online game market in Europe is growing very fast but the competition is becoming tougher. We are ready to face the challenge and to build on eFusion MMOG’s success in this market.”