Cherry Credits Pte. Ltd. it's a Singapore based company that acts as the official publisher of the Dragon Nest game for the Southeast Asian region. Initially, Cherry Credits provided micropayment services to other online games and content publishers with the use of their scratch cards that can be purchased using cash as opposed to credit cards. However, as of the present, they have started to publish games as well for computers and mobile devices.
Cherry Credits was founded in 2007 by Addison Kang and Stanley Liew. In 2010 Cherry Credits became a subsidiary of Shanda's Singapore branch Shanda Games International with the purpose of helping Shanda introduce their games to the South East Asian market. In November of the same year with the release of Storm Online, one of Shanda products, Cherry Credits begun it's service as video game publisher for computers and mobile devices. The company begun publishing Dragon Nest in October 2011.
In early 2015 Cherry Credits announced to clousure of Storm Online, SD Gundam Capsule Fighter Online and Avatar Star to focus on their mobile game line up and Dragon Nest. Following the shut down of Kaku-San-Sei Million Arthur by Square Enix in March 2015, Cherry Credits shut down their own version in November 2015. In December 2015, VGG Entertainment JSC. announced a partnership with Cherry Credits to open a Dragon Nest server in Vietnam and release the client in Vietnamese language with the same content as the South East Asian version. The co-operation also allows players from Vietnam to log in and make payments in the Cash Shop with their existing Cherry Credits account information.
Currently Live Published GamesEdit
- Dragon Nest (2011)
- Tactics Anthem Online (2013)
- Puzzle Coin Hunter (2014)
- BloodLine (2015)
Previously Published GamesEdit
- Storm Online (2010-2015)
- Business Tycoon Online (2011-2012)
- SD Gundam Capsule Fighter Online (2012-2015)
- AvatarStar (2013-2015)
- Kaku-San-Sei Million Arthur (2012-2015)
- Cherry Credits official website
- Eyedentity Mobile official website (Korean)
- Eyedentity Mobile official website (English)
- ↑ https://msupdate.wordpress.com/2010/12/13/shanda-enter-the-sea-market/
- ↑ http://bbs1.ruliweb.daum.net/gaia/do/ruliweb/detail/read?articleId=7597490&bbsId=G001&itemId=1460&pageIndex=24
- ↑ http://www.siliconera.com/2014/12/26/square-enix-shutting-kaku-san-sei-million-arthur-smartphones/
- ↑ http://www.gamasutra.com/view/pressreleases/261150/Dragon_Nest_will_be_officially_released_in_Vietnam_in_FirstQuarter_of_2016.php
- ↑ http://www.cherrycredits.com/sg/pages/aboutus/company-profile
- ↑ http://www.cherrycredits.com/sg/pages/aboutus/press-release/20150820