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Perfect World Entertainment Inc. today announced the official release of
Blacklight: Retribution. The premiere first-person shooter has completed its extremely successful beta testing and is now a live free-to-play game.
Building upon Zombie Studios' predecessor,
Blacklight: Retribution provides FPS enthusiasts with a new standard for free-to-play games by fully utilizing Unreal 3 technology and implementing Direct X 11 to provide cutting-edge graphics and gameplay. Anyone can download and begin playing
Blacklight: Retribution by visiting:
Perfect World has also released an infographic detailing various in-game achievements made throughout the beta period. Some fun statistics from the infographic include:
• 14 Million Minutes Played
• 1.3 Million Headshots
• 280 Million Shots Fired
• 300,000 Melee Kills
• 13 Million Agents K.I.A.
• 255639 Flags Capped
• 494 Million Combat Points Spent
• 40 Countries Represented
• 21 Million GP Earned
Blacklight launch is a great achievement and testament to all the hard work from the passionate and talented people at Zombie Studios and Perfect World Entertainment," said Kelly Dickinson, Product Manager, Perfect World Entertainment. "Even though it's free,
Blacklight is a technologically advanced, polished, fast-paced first-person shooter with production values that compete with the best the genre has to offer and we are very proud of it."
Blacklight: Retribution fans can expect to strap on their combat helmets tighter than ever before with two upcoming game modes and supporting maps going live shortly after launch. Capture, control and hold areas of a highly hazardous oil rig and pilot a Scorpion Tank through a twisting path of carnage in an experimental weapons facility. Both the new game modes,
Siege, blend acute team strategy and crafty combat prowess in a heart-pounding race to annihilate or be annihilated.
For more information about
Blacklight: Retribution, please visit:
www.playblacklight.comABOUT PERFECT WORLD ENTERTAINMENT INC.Perfect World Entertainment is a leading North American online games publisher specializing in immersive free-to-play MMORPGs. Founded in 2008, Perfect World Entertainment has published 10 popular titles, including
Perfect World International and
Star Trek Online. The company works closely with its American development teams and partners such as Cryptic Studios, developer of the highly anticipated MMORPG
Dungeons & DragonsNeverwinter, and Runic Games, developer of the hit
Torchlight series, to provide unparalleled quality of service and game experiences to its players. A subsidiary of Perfect World Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ:PWRD), Perfect World Entertainment is headquartered in Silicon Valley, California. For more information, please visit:
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