Nexon recently announced plans to acquire South Korean developer Thingsoft. The acquisition has Nexon subsidiary Neople purchasing all shares of Thingsoft, creators of FIFA Online, FIFA Online 2 and its in-development MMO, Project NT.

Nexon is a free-to-play publisher that is best known for games like MapleStory and Combat Arms. Its North American branch partnered up with Splash Damage in late August to publish Extraction, formerly known as Dirty Bomb.

This article was originally published on Joystiq.