The uneasiness caused by the destructive earthquake taking place in the northeast of Japan on March 11 still lurks in people’s mind. According to South Korean media, this earthquake does seriously affect the game companies in Japan and South Korea, especially the online game companies.
From the current situation, we can see that online game operation is suspended throughout Japansince the network infrastructures were seriously damaged by the earthquake. For the sake of smooth post-disaster reconstruction and the Kanto region’s power supply, Japan has proceeded to take measures like saving energy and selling Japanese cameras worldwide at much lower prices. Energy saving affects online game enterprises most severely out of question, and most online game companies are banned from resuming normal game services by the local government.
The Japanese companies like Square Enix, Konami and Capcom have suspended all services so far, and soon, the South Korean game enterprises like NHN, NCsoft, CJ Internet and E&M that have marched into Japan will make related service suspension announcements too.
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