Nexon Europe announces that Carlo Ancelotti will be the new face of United Eleven
World’s top manager Carlo Ancelotti will be the promoter of a brand new football management game
Luxembourg, 6th May 2014: Today, Nexon Europe has the pleasure to announce the partnership with the chief of Real Madrid, Carlo Ancelotti. The multi-title winning titan of football will be the new face of United Eleven, the highly anticipated upcoming football management simulation game.
Carlo Ancelotti has demonstrated his management prowess time and time again, achieving enormous success in professional football with various clubs. The team work and personality of his squads together with his tactical nous have been key features in Ancelotti’s accomplishment throughout his career. The key aspects of United Eleven follow these traits perfectly, as the game focuses on building a united team and competing head-to-head against other football managers.
A press conference will be held on Thursday May 8th 16:00 in central Madrid, InterContinental Hotel, to mark the occasion of Ancelotti’s involvement with United Eleven, during which he will inform the press about his partnership with Nexon Europe.
“We are honoured to begin the first chapter of United Eleven with Carlo Ancelotti,” says Kenny Chang, CEO of Nexon Europe. “With the remarkable and distinctive strategies and tactics that Carlo Ancelotti has shown in the real football world, he is the perfect representative of the core features of United Eleven. I believe anyone who strives to be the best football manager in United Eleven will be inspired by Ancelotti’s experience and achievement. All in all, we’re enormously pleased he’s on board.”
Developed by NHN BlackPick Corporation , United Eleven combines the actual names and faces of over 50,000 football players registered at FIFPro with the most sophisticated match engine available – all accessible via browser and with mobile compatibility. It provides a complete football management experience by recruiting, training, and substituting players. Everything from team selection to tactics and player chemistry will need to be considered if victory is to be achieved.
The pre-season, which will be Beta testing for United Eleven, will begin on 15th May. The game will be published in Europe, North and South America, Oceania and North Africa in 8 languages: English, German, French, Italian, Polish, Spanish, Portuguese, and Turkish.
About Nexon Europe
Established in March 2007, Nexon Europe is one of the leading publishers of free-to-play MMOs in Europe. The company has brought the worldwide hit casual MMORPG MapleStory to Europe in May 2007, and the successful FPS Combat Arms in January 2009. With the launch of the 3D action MMORPG Vindictus in 2011, Nexon Europe has strengthened its position as a promising publisher in Europe. Next to these in-house franchises, Nexon Europe was also able to acquire and fully operate Atlantica Online, an innovative, tactical MMORPG; Dekaron, an authentic action MMORPG set in a grim fantasy universe; and the action-packed FPS War Rock. The recent additions to its growing portfolio are Navy Field 2 alongside the legendary FPS game Counter-Strike Online in Turkey. For 2014, the company’s first browser-based full-scale MMORPG Arcane Chronicles and fun-packed, action-fighting game Lost Saga will join as new line-ups. Furthermore, with United Eleven, a browser-based, cross-platform football management game, Nexon Europe is seeking to reach diverse players globally. For more information on Nexon Europe and its games, please visit the official website at www.nexoneu.com.
About NHN BlackPick Corporation
NHN BlackPick is a Korean mobile/online game developer and publisher that separated from NHN Entertainment, one of the most successful mobile/PC game companies in Korea. NHN BlackPick is continuously expanding its portfolio from well-recognized PC MMORPGs, to sports simulation games, such as United Eleven, EOS, and Baseball 9ners. In addition to the success of The Brain, a casual mobile game targeting adults who are 50 years of age and older, NHN BlackPick focuses on expanding business capability with its new mobile racing games. To bolster its competitiveness, NHN BlackPick has a large-scale goal of servicing various games in the global market with the launch of United Eleven.