|Developer(s)||Min Communications, Inc.|
|Publisher(s)||GameSamba (North America)|
|Release||April 20, 2004|
Ran Online (stylized as RAN Online) is a massively multiplayer online role-playing game developed by Min Communications, Inc..
After starting the first official service in Korea in July 2004, RAN Online continued to expand globally. Servers were opened in Taiwan and Hong Kong in May 2005, Japan in September 2005, Malaysia in October 2005, Thailand in November 2005, the Philippines in January 2006, and North America in November 2013.
Item Shop and Payment
Players can buy many different costumes such as wedding dresses or movie themed outfits, different kinds of pets (Siberian Husky, Turtle, White Tiger, Ranny Bear) and the recently added pets (Monkey, Panther, Pixie, Saurus), their pet skills (Automatic potion, Auto Looting, Auto recovery, Attack and Defense increase, Item non-drop), nail arts, hairstyles, accessories, destiny boxes, bikes that can increase the movement speed of the player, game points and other items through the Item Shop. Weapons can't be bought in the shop, so that the game balance won't be influenced by the shop. Making an online payment to purchase items is different depending on the Publisher and countries. As of now, in RAN Global Service, players can pay by using Arcellis Gift Shop or MOL.
Ran Online features 9 Classes, namely Shaman, Swordsman, Archer, Brawler, Scientist(Gunner), Extreme, Assassin and Magician, including the new Shaper or Shapeshifter Class which players can customize their characters appearance.