2021. 08. 19
PANGYO, South Korea - NCSOFT, a global premier game developer and publisher, revealed the company’s new mobile MMORPG ‘Lineage W’ through a global online showcase titled ‘The World’.
Taek-Jin Kim, CCO of NCSOFT, said, “Lineage W is a project that pursues the ultimate Lineage”
Lineage W is a new title succeeding the legitimacy of PC MMORPG Lineage. Lineage W was strategically developed for global players with the concept ‘Worldwide’. NCSOFT will release the new title across the globe in 2021.
Chief Creative Officer Taek-Jin Kim introduced the game as “a project that pursues the ultimate Lineage”. Kim highlighted that “Lineage W is a compilation of the Lineage IP over the last 24 years. The game emphasizes Lineage’s core values: battle, pledge, sacrifice, and honor. Lineage W will expand Lineage’s key element ‘battle community’ globally.”
Quarter view based on full 3D graphics, battle and pledge system succeeding the originality of Lineage IP, and immersive storylines
Sung-Gu Lee, head of Lineage W Group, and Hong-Young Choi, head of Lineage W Development, uncovered Lineage W’s main features and service plans.
The game features a dark fantasy world presented with full 3D graphics and quarter view; various visual aspects transforming imagination to reality; a battle system succeeding the originality of Lineage IP with enhanced strike feedback; immersive storylines and diverse narratives; improved content for pledges and alliances.
A single build for the global market, real-time AI translation, cross-platform play on PC and consoles
Lineage W introduces a single build for the global market to create ‘a global battle community’. Players from different countries can cooperate and compete in a single battleground (server). It also supports ‘AI translation’ enabling real-time communication among players speaking different languages, ‘Voice-to-text’ function converting speech to text.
Lineage W also supports a cross-platform play. Players can enjoy the game on PCs through NCSOFT’s cross-play service ‘PURPLE’. Cross-play on consoles, including PlayStation5 and Nintendo Switch, is also being prepared.
Pre-registration is now open globally on the official website, Google Play, and App Store, offering rewards for pre-registration
NCSOFT begins the global pre-registration at 10 AM, August 19 (GMT/UTC +9). Players can pre-register on the official website, Google Play, and App Store. In-game items are offered for all participants once the game launches.
Players can subscribe ‘Lineage W Newsletter’ on the official website for the latest updates on Lineage W, which begins in mid-October.
Lineage W's global online showcase is available on the official website. More information and clips, including different classes and their stories, are also available.