10 Bizzare Facts About South Korea’s Gaming Culture
Even though League of Legends recently became bigger than StarCraft in South Korea, Starcraft is still huge. It is currently the 6th highest-selling PC game of all time with over 11 million units sold. Over 40% of the sales came from South Korea and the game was even on potato chips over there.
Blizzard got really lucky there because the game came out just as the country established the infrastructure that allowed them to have the fastest internet in the world and PC bangs (internet cafes) started getting really popular.