With Q4 sales up 230% to $8.9M, WeMade looks to go very big on mobile in 2013

Wind Runner currently top grossing in Korea

With Q4 sales up 230% to $8.9M, WeMade looks to go very big on mobile in 2013
Korean PC and mobile publisher WeMade is looking to make a big splash.

According to Korean games industry site This is Game, it generated $11 million in mobile sales in 2012.

WeMade only started breaking out its mobile figures in Q3, with sales in Q4 up 230 percent, quarter-on-quarter to $8.9 million.

Of its 1,500 staff, 800 of them are now making mobile games.

Like the wind

Currently, the company is focused on its domestic market, having released 10 games in 2012, including four supporting the KakaoTalk social network.

One of these Wind Runner has been the a top grossing game on the Apple App Store and Google Play in Korea since its late January release.

Wind Runner's top grossing App Store performance in Korea

Indeed, WeMade claimed the game had 4.2 million DAUs in early February.

It plans to release mobile 40 games during 2013 - ranging from RPGs to strategy and online mobile games - with China and Japan seen as key expansion markets.

[source: This is Game]
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