May 26, 2010 - Redwood City, Calif. - Perfect World Entertainment Inc., a wholly owned US subsidiary of Perfect World Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ: PWRD), today announced players have created over a quarter of a million characters in its action-MMORPG, Battle of the Immortals, which launched into open beta on May 4th, 2010. In addition, the numbers of dedicated servers have doubled since closed beta launch due to the rapid player demand for the game.
"Surpassing the quarter of a million milestone for Battle of the Immortals is not only a sign of progress, but a strong indicator of our exponential growth. We're extremely dedicated to making Battle of the Immortals the best game possible, which means incorporating feedback from our players and releasing new features and content constantly," said Jonathan Belliss, Product Manager for Battle of the Immortals. "We're continually improving our games and by hitting these player milestones, players are telling us that we're on the right track."
For more information on Battle of the Immortals, please visit the official website at http://BOI.PerfectWorld.com/
About Perfect World Entertainment
Perfect World Entertainment, a subsidiary of Perfect World Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ: PWRD), publishes free-to-play online games and provides online services in North America. The Company primarily publishes online games based on the Perfect World proprietary game engines and game development platforms. The Company's releases include "Ether Saga Online," "Jade Dynasty" and "Perfect World International," a free-to-play MMORPG which is currently played by millions of people worldwide; and a single-player action-RPG "Torchlight."