BEIJING, November 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Perfect World Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ: PWRD) ("Perfect World" or the "Company"), a leading online game developer and operator based in China, today announced its recent business developments as of November 25, 2014.
Press Release Issued During the Period:
September 12, 2014 – Perfect World to Launch Open Beta Testing for 3D MMORPG "Legend of the Condor Heroes" on September 25
In September 2014, Perfect World launched its 3D dancing mobile game "Touch."
In September 2014, Perfect World launched its console game "Neverwinter" through the Xbox One platform.
Recently, Perfect World released expansion packs for seven PC games.
– On August 19, 2014, Perfect World released the expansion pack "The Wonder Magician" for its 2.5D mysterious adventure MMORPG "Battle of the Immortals."
– On August 29, 2014, Perfect World released the expansion pack "Return of Master Dongfang" for its 3D martial arts MMORPG "Swordsman Online."
– On September 4, 2014, Perfect World released the expansion pack "Wyvern Rhadamanthys Resurge" for its 3D comic-based MMORPG "Saint Seiya Online."
– On September 24, 2014, Perfect World released the expansion pack "Perfect World II 2.0" for its 3D MMORPG "Perfect World II."
– On October 21, 2014, Perfect World released the expansion pack "The Ultimate Battle" for its 3D MMORPG "Zhu Xian."
– On October 24, 2014, Perfect World released the expansion pack "Joy of Riding" for its 2D turn-based MMORPG "Fantasy Zhu Xian."
– On November 13, 2014, Perfect World released the expansion pack "The Counterattack" for its 3D fantasy MMORPG "Forsaken World."
Launch of "Swordsman Online" in Korea
In August 2014, Perfect World launched "Swordsman Online" in Korea through its Korean subsidiary. "Swordsman Online" is Perfect World’s 3D martial arts MMORPG adapted from Louis Cha’s acclaimed classic martial arts novel. First launched in mainland China in June 2013, the game has since been well received by players.
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Launch of "Swordsman Online" in Indonesia
In October 2014, Perfect World launched "Swordsman Online" in Indonesia through PT. Interactive Prima Online, an online game publisher in Indonesia.
Perfect World Wins Awards at "The 9th Asia Brand Ceremony"
In September 2014, "The 9th Asia Brand Ceremony" was held in Hong Kong successfully. Perfect World’s outstanding performance in 2014 earned it "Top 10 Influential Brand in Asia" and "Top 500 Asia Brand Award."
Perfect World Wins Award at "China International Digital Content Expo 2014"
In October 2014, "China International Digital Content Expo 2014" was held in Beijing successfully. This was the 12th China International Digital Content Expo. Perfect World won the "China Online Culture Achievement Award" during the Expo.
Perfect World Wins Five Awards at "2014 ChinaJoy Golden Plume Awards Annual Best Games Election"
In November 2014, Perfect World was announced as the winner of five awards from ChinaJoy’s "2014 Golden Plume Awards Annual Best Games Election." Perfect World won an award for the "Top 10 Best Mobile Game Publishers." Perfect World’s PC online game "Legend of the Condor Heroes" won an award for the "Top 10 Most Anticipated Online Games by Game Players." The PC and the console versions of "Neverwinter" won awards for the "Best Overseas Online Games" and the "Top 10 Most Anticipated Console Games by Game Players," respectively. Perfect World’s mobile game "CrossGate Mobile" also won an award for the "Top 10 Most Favorite Mobile Games among Game Players."
About Perfect World Co., Ltd. (http://www.pwrd.com)
Perfect World Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ: PWRD) is a leading online game developer and operator based in China. Perfect World primarily develops online games based on proprietary game engines and game development platforms. Perfect World’s strong technology and creative game design capabilities, combined with extensive knowledge and experiences in the online game market, enable it to frequently and promptly introduce popular games designed to cater changing customer preferences and market trends. Perfect World’s current portfolio of self-developed online games includes massively multiplayer online role playing games ("MMORPGs"): "Perfect World," "Legend of Martial Arts," "Perfect World II," "Zhu Xian," "Chi Bi," "Pocketpet Journey West," "Battle of the Immortals," "Fantasy Zhu Xian," "Forsaken World," "Empire of the Immortals," "Return of the Condor Heroes," "Saint Seiya Online," "Swordsman Online," "Holy King" and "Legend of the Condor Heroes;" an online casual game: "Hot Dance Party;" and a number of web games and mobile games. While a majority of the revenues are generated in China, Perfect World operates its games in North America, Europe, Japan, Korea and Southeast Asia through its own subsidiaries. Perfect World’s games have also been licensed to leading game operators in a number of countries and regions in Asia, Latin America, and the Russian Federation and other Russian speaking territories. Perfect World intends to continue to explore new and innovative business models and is committed to maximizing shareholder value over time.
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