Lineage has made $1.8 billion since its launch in 1998

By Stephany Nunneley, Wednesday, 27 November 2013 13:55 GMT

Lineage has made $1.8 billion in the 15 years since launch in 1998, NCsoft has announced. The medieval fantasy MMORPG has become more popular in South Korea over the year, and has millions of subscribers. The game is also available in Chinese, English and Japanese markets. Lineage 2, set 150 years before its predecessor, was released in 2003 and has been played by more than 14 million users, with the majority in Asia. The game went free-to-play in 2011. Lineage 3, known as Lineage Eternal, has been in development since 2011, and a beta schedule will be released around the end of the year. Thanks, Kotaku.

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