Perfect World Launches ‘Special Year-End Edition’ Expansion Pack for ‘Zhu Xian’

December 10, 2008

BEIJING, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-Asia/ — Perfect World Co., Ltd. (Nasdaq:
PWRD) (“Perfect World” or the “Company”), a leading online game developer and
operator in China, today announced that it launched a “Special Year-End
Edition” expansion pack for the 3D massively multiplayer online role playing
game (“MMORPG”) “Zhu Xian” on December 9.

A number of new elements have been added to this latest release, including
an “Immortalize System” and a “Practice System.” After a player
“immortalizes” himself, he can choose to become a “Fairy,” “Demon” or
“Buddha,” and enhance the character in the “Practice System.” The player then
can begin experiencing quests on the new map that contains various
battlefields and three mysterious dungeons.

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The “Special Year-End Edition” also features new armor, colorful costumes,
flying creatures, pets and riding animals. With the three new “Fairy,”
“Demon” and “Buddha” groups, five schools, 25 professional combinations and
hundreds of skill sets, the game will allow users to build their own elaborate
and unique characters.

Mr. Michael Chi, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Perfect World,
commented, “‘Zhu Xian’ has been popular among game players since it was
launched in 2007. Since then, we have been continuously enhancing the
playability and comprehensiveness of the systems. We believe that this latest
release will bring an exciting experience to both our new and most loyal and
experienced 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 in China. Perfect World primarily develops three-dimensional
(“3D”) online games based on the proprietary Angelica 3D game engine and game
development platform. The Company’s strong technology and creative game
design capabilities, combined with extensive local knowledge and experience,
enable it to frequently and rapidly introduce popular games that are designed
to cater to changing customer preferences and market trends in China. The
Company’s current portfolio of self-developed online games includes 3D
massively multiplayer online role playing games (“MMORPGs”): “Perfect World,”
“Legend of Martial Arts,” “Perfect World II,” “Zhu Xian,” “Chi Bi” and
“Pocketpet Journey West;” and a 3D online casual game: “Hot Dance Party.”
While most revenues are generated in China, the Company’s games have been
licensed to leading game operators in a number of countries and regions in
Asia, Europe and South America. The Company plans to continue to explore new
and innovative business models and remains deeply committed to maximizing
shareholder value over time.

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slowdown in China and/or elsewhere. Further information regarding these and
other risks is included in Perfect World’s filings with the U.S. Securities
and Exchange Commission, including its annual report on Form 20- F. Perfect
does not undertake any obligation to update any forward-looking
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    For further information, please contact

    Perfect World Co., Ltd.
     Vivien Wang
     Investor Relations Officer
     Tel:   +86-10-5885-1813
     Fax:   +86-10-5885-6899
     Email: ir@pwrd.com


    Christensen Investor Relations
     Kathy Li
     Tel:   +1-480-614-3036
     Fax:   +1-480-614-3033
     Email: kli@christensenir.com

     Roger Hu
     Tel:   +852-2117-0861
     Fax:   +852-2117-0869
     Email: rhu@christensenir.com

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