Perfect World Announces Recent Business Developments
BEIJING, May 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ — 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 May 31, 2012.
Press Releases Issued During the Period:
May 11, 2012 — Perfect World Announces Findings of Internal Investigation
May 11, 2012 — Perfect World Files 2011 Annual Report on Form 20-F
“Fantasy Zhu Xian” Expansion Pack — “Fantasy Zhu Xian 2.0″
On May 18, 2012, Perfect World released the expansion pack “Fantasy Zhu Xian 2.0″ for its first 2D turn-based MMORPG “Fantasy Zhu Xian.” The expansion pack introduces abundant new features, including new professions, new strategic pet-combat gameplay, several new instances and a new storyline, all of which further enrich this game.
“Zhu Xian” Expansion Pack — “Scroll of Time Travel”
On May 29, 2012, Perfect World released the expansion pack “Scroll of Time Travel” for “Zhu Xian,” Perfect World’s 3D MMORPG adapted from a popular Internet fantasy novel of the same name. The expansion pack brings new excitement for “Zhu Xian” fans, introducing new instances, new refined armors and some upgraded skills.
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,” “Dragon Excalibur,” “Empire of the Immortals” and “Heaven Sword and Dragon Saber;” an online casual game: “Hot Dance Party;” and a number of web games and social networking games. While a substantial portion of the revenues are generated in China, Perfect World operates its games in North America, Europe and Japan 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, Australia, New Zealand, and the Russian Federation and other Russian speaking territories. Perfect World plans to continue to explore new and innovative business models and remains deeply committed to maximizing shareholder value over time.
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