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Perfect World Unveils New 3D Fantasy MMORPG "Holy King" In Its Pipeline

Stocks in this article: PWRD

BEIJING, May 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Perfect World Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ: PWRD) ("Perfect World" or the "Company"), a leading online game developer and operator based in China, today unveiled its new 3D fantasy MMORPG, "Holy King," in its pipeline.

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Adapted from the popular online novel of the same name, "Holy King" will run on Perfect World's proprietary "Echo" game engine. The game's vivid graphics and grand scenery will present players with an immersive fantasy world. Featuring a fantasy setting and fierce battles, "Holy King" blends various refreshing gameplay features entertaining players with the ability to devour all things as they progress in the game, a wide variety of profession combinations to choose from, flexible transformation abilities, and the opportunity to experience battles in different forms including vigorous fighters when alive and soul fighters after being slain. The special combination of the mysterious fantasy world and exciting battles will deliver an unforgettable gaming experience to players.

Mr. Robert Xiao, Chief Executive Officer of Perfect World commented, "Our new 3D fantasy MMORPG, 'Holy King,' is another proprietary work that our talented staff created, from its initial design to its research and development phases, with dedication to prioritizing players' needs. We hope the game will provide players with new exciting game content and an enhanced gaming experience."

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," "Return of the Condor Heroes" and "Saint Seiya Online;" an online casual game: "Hot Dance Party;" and a number of web 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, Australia, New Zealand, 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.

Safe Harbor Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements. These statements constitute forward-looking statements under the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.  These forward-looking statements can be identified by terminology such as "will," "expects," "anticipates," "future," "intends," "plans," "believes," "estimates" and similar statements.  Such statements involve certain risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements. Potential risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, Perfect World's limited operating history, its ability to develop and operate new games that are commercially successful, the growth of the online game market and the continuing market acceptance of its games and in-game items in China and elsewhere, its ability to protect intellectual property rights, its ability to respond to competitive pressure, its ability to maintain an effective system of internal control over financial reporting, changes of the regulatory environment in China, and economic 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 World does not undertake any obligation to update any forward-looking statement as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required under applicable law.

For further information, please contact

Perfect World Co., Ltd. Vivien Wang – Vice President, Investor Relations & Corporate Communications   Joanne Deng – Investor Relations Manager   Tel: +86-10-5780-5700   Fax: +86-10-5780-5713 Email: ir@pwrd.com  http://www.pwrd.com

Christensen Investor Relations Patty Bruner Tel: +1-480-614-3036 Fax: +1-480-614-3033  Email: pbruner@christensenir.com

Victor Kuo Tel: +86-10-5826-4939 Fax: +86-10-5826-4838 Email: vkuo@christensenir.com

SOURCE Perfect World Co., Ltd.

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