NC-Sina's Lineage II now commercially online in China
From Pacific Epoc:
"NC-Sina's Lineage II began charging Wednesday and recorded over 100,000 concurrent players two hours after the commercial launch, reports Sina. Sina marketing manager Zhang Xin told press that Sina began selling prepaid cards on November 1, and sold 2.4 million Yuan worth of cards on the first day. By November 9, 800,000 prepaid cards worth 22 million Yuan had been sold."
More information on Lineage II:
"However, there are plenty of online RPGs available now, including popular and established games like EverQuest, Dark Age of Camelot, and Ultima Online, and there are plenty more in development. But there's one that's apparently more popular and more successful than any other--Lineage." Read More
Q&A withAaron Rigby Lineage II, NCsoft Producer in North America, about the basic and extensive ideas behind the game.