Number of businesses in the game software industry South Korea 2009-2020
The overall production value of the South Korean gaming industry in 2020 was at around 14 trillion South Korean won. Around 45 percent of businesses in the gaming industry were focusing on mobile game software. South Korea’s biggest game developing companies include NCSoft, PUBG, NHN Entertainment, and Netmarble.
One of South Korea’s top gaming companies is Netmarble, which was founded in 2000. Netmarble is the company behind popular mobile games like Lineage 2 Revolution and Marvel: Future Fight. In the fourth quarter of 2021, around 21 percent of Netmarble's revenue was made with RPG games. That quarter, around 78 percent of Netmarble's revenue was made overseas. Marvel Contest of Champions was their strongest game in that period, accounting for around 12 percent of their revenue.