WEBZEN Inc. (Webzen - The Next Generation of Free-to-Play Online Games), the Next Generation of Free-to-Play Online Games, will launch C9 (Continent of the Ninth Seal) official service today, following the successful OBT that started on June 30th (GST). On July 11th, C9 will continue from the OBT to official service with new contents including â€˜Hell Modeâ€™, a new dungeon difficulty where players can earn advanced rare items. Also, the item shop will open, offering new character costumes and various funny items that can be used to customize character appearances. With continuous updates, the fourth advancement hunter class, â€œShadowâ€ with the fastest overall speed, will be updated on July 17th. Later on, the revised version of one of the highly anticipated class, â€œBerserkerâ€ is planned to be released on July 31st. Also, the excitement of the C9 PvP tournament during E3 will be carried onto Gamescom 2012 in Germany. Here the Europe region finalist will be determined on August 18th. Later in November, the finalists from around the world including the Americas, Europe, and Asia will meet at the â€œ2012 C9 World Championship Tournamentâ€ held during G-Star 2012. Jihun Lee, Head of Global Publishing, said, â€œThrough many tests and feedback from players we have put our effort to make C9 a more player-oriented game for official launch.â€ He also said, â€œWe are currently bringing the action of C9 to various tournaments, where we hope many players will participate and have interest in.â€ More information about the Action RPG â€˜C9â€™ can be found at the main website (c9.webzen.com), and official Facebook community (C9 | Facebook).