Lineage II is a massive multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) for Microsoft Windows and the second game in the Lineage series. It is a prequel to Lineage and is set 150 years before the first game. It has become popular since its October 1, 2003 launch in South Korea, reporting 1,000,918 unique users during the month of March 2007. To date, the game has been played by more than 14 million users, most of whom are based in Asia.
Lineage II adopted a free-to-play model in Lineage II: Goddess of Destruction, with all game content being free except for “purchasable in-game store items and packs” in November 2011. A prequel, Lineage 2: Revolution, was released as a mobile game in 2016.
Lineage 2M was launched for the first time in South Korea in November 2019.