BEIJING, March 11, 2013 /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 March 11, 2013.
Press Release Issued During the Period:
March 5, 2013 – Perfect World to Increase Its Investment in VC Fund
Launch of "Adventure in the Three Kingdoms"
"Battle of the Immortals" Expansion Pack – "King of the Gods" On December 11, 2012, Perfect World released the expansion pack "King of the Gods" for its 2.5D mysterious adventure MMORPG "Battle of the Immortals." First launched in Mainland China in April 2009, "Battle of the Immortals" has been licensed to dozens of countries and regions. OVERSEAS OPERATIONS
Launch of "Zhu Xian" and " Chi Bi" in Southeast Asia Through the Company's Subsidiary In December 2012, Perfect World began to operate "Zhu Xian" and " Chi Bi" in Southeast Asia through its overseas subsidiary. "Zhu Xian" is Perfect World's 3D MMORPG based on a popular Internet novel with the same name. First launched in Mainland China in May 2007, "Zhu Xian" has since been successfully licensed to dozens of countries and regions. " Chi Bi" is Perfect World's 3D MMORPG based on the Three Kingdoms, a well-known period in ancient Chinese history, and was first launched in Mainland China in January 2008. Launch of "Battle of the Immortals" in Korea Through the Company's Korean Subsidiary In February 2013, Perfect World began to operate "Battle of the Immortals" in Korea through its Korean subsidiary. Launch of "Blacklight Retribution" in Turkey Recently, Perfect World launched "Blacklight Retribution" in Turkey through its European subsidiary. "Blacklight Retribution" is a free-to-play first-person shooter (FPS) game developed by a leading U.S.-based game developer. The exciting gameplay and state-of-the-art graphics of "Blacklight Retribution," powered by Unreal 3, provides shooter fans with a breath-taking gaming experience. Release of Polish and Russian Versions of "Torchlight 2" In November 2012, Perfect World released the Polish and Russian versions of "Torchlight 2," a pay-per-install action RPG. This sequel to "Torchlight" is a popular title developed by Perfect World's majority-owned subsidiary, Runic Games, Inc., a top-tier game development studio based in the U.S. OVERSEAS LICENSING AGREEMENT