Disney Might Put Out $13,2B for South Korea’s Largest Game Developer Nexon

Photo: Nexon America / Twitter Disney was offered a controlling stake in NXC, the parent company of South Korean video game publisher Nexon, which specializes in online games for PC and mobile. Nexon, being the biggest game developer in South Korea is also the world’s second-largest online games market. NXC owns two major cryptocurrency exchanges: Bitstamp, based in Luxembourg, and Southkorean Korbit. This is pretty interesting because a lot of big companies were showing the interest in Nexon. Among them were Amazon, Comcast, Electronic Arts, and Tencent. According to Reuters,…

Filings Link Crypto Exchange Bitstamp to Game Maker Nexon

Public filings released in late May establish the strongest link yet between Bitstamp and Korean gaming firm Nexon, which was rumored to have bought the cryptocurrency exchange earlier this year. Those rumors date back to the spring when sources indicated that Nexon would pay as much as $500 million for Bitstamp, one of the industry’s longest-running bitcoin exchanges. Word of the acquisition also came months after Nexon bought a majority stake in crypto exchange Korbit for roughly $80 million in September 2017. Business Insider later reported in April that Nexon…