NCSOFT West is a division of Korean online game powerhouse NCSOFT and holds operating responsibilities for North America, Europe, South America, and Australia/New Zealand. With its game development studios on the North American West Coast and professional publishing organization in Seattle, NCSOFT West delivers some of the top MMO franchises to the gaming public, including Guild Wars®, Guild Wars 2®, Lineage® II, and Aion®. Games currently in development for the West include WildStar® and Blade & Soul®.
The Seattle headquarters houses some of the industry's top publishing talent in a fast-paced, open-concept environment. Located in the heart of Seattle's downtown, key organizations within the Seattle headquarters include executive management, sales, marketing, public relations, web and creative services, as well as operations, finance, and human resources.
Breathtaking natural vistas surround Seattle, and the city enjoys a mild climate year-round. Seattle holds an equal reverence for cultural and intellectual pursuits and physical activities such as hiking, kayaking, and sports. It has an ethnically diverse culture and a quirky love of coffee, hand-crafted beer, the outdoors, cutting-edge music and music festivals, and high-tech workplaces and pursuits.