Developer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment

Activision

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announced Wednesday that it is expanding its presence in the Asia Pacific region by opening a publishing office in Seoul Korea, through the acquisition of

CSR Entertainment's

software distribution operations.

A Korean software distributor, CSR Entertainment was previously a distributor for Activision's products. The new office will enable Activision to fully leverage its product portfolio in the territory, the Santa Monica, Calif.based company said.

"The establishment of a Korean publishing office represents an important and integral part of our Asian expansion strategy," the company said. "We are committed to growing and strengthening our business operations in the region over the long-term to ensure that we have the expertise in place to leverage future opportunities."

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