(Foster City, CA) December 1, 2011 -- Perfect World Entertainment Inc., a wholly owned U.S. subsidiary of Perfect World Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ: PWRD), today successfully launched open beta testing for its classic action MMORPG, War of the Immortals . In addition to interactive environments, and classic action-RPG gameplay, players worldwide are now exploring new content including two new zones with vivid landscapes, high-level instances, and new events.
In War of the Immortals' open beta, two new servers - Gaia and Midgard - have been opened to accommodate an influx of players. On a quest to hit the level 115 cap, parties solve challenging puzzles, uncover valuable treasure and battle fierce monsters and bosses from the desolate underworld. As players level up, they may also fight alongside new pets, earn new upgradable skills, and access the most powerful gear available in the game -- Soul and Golden Gear.
"We'd like to thank everyone, especially our players, who supported War of the Immortals during closed beta testing," said Jonathan Belliss, Executive Producer, Perfect World Entertainment Inc. "Our players provided us with valuable feedback, which helped us balance and improve many in-game features. Although we still have a few tweaks left before we go live, we hope that players enjoy the exciting new features in open beta."
To celebrate the open beta launch, Perfect World Entertainment is giving away more than $2,500 worth of prizes, including a computer, gaming hardware, War of the Immortals limited edition collectible items, and in-game currency. Various prizes will be available as players reach each of the three tiers beginning at Tier 1. All players who register for a free War of the Immortals account and login to play between now and December 31 at 11:59 p.m. Pacific will automatically be entered for a chance to win prizes at Tier 1.
For more information about the hardware giveaway and War of the Immortals, please visit the official website: http://woi.perfectworld.com/
ABOUT WAR OF THE IMMORTALS
The legions of Ragnarok have returned to Atlantis. In the aftermath of a great battle, with doom still hanging over the once sunken city, players must take up arms and fight, for within Atlantis lies the key to saving, or dominating, the entire world. War of the Immortals is a free-to-play action MMORPG that boasts battles of epic scale and engrossing PvP with territory and resource control.
ABOUT PERFECT WORLD ENTERTAINMENT, INC.
Perfect World Entertainment Inc., a subsidiary of Perfect World Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ: PWRD), primarily publishes online games and provides online services in North America. Aiming to provide the best game services to North American players with the highest level of commitment in localization, quality assurance, and user-friendly publishing infrastructure, Perfect World Entertainment has achieved great success and published a number of MMORPGs, including "Perfect World International", "Ether Saga Odyssey", "Jade Dynasty", "Battle of the Immortals", and "Forsaken World"; and a single-player action-RPG "Torchlight". Perfect World Entertainment also licenses and operates popular games, including an action-based MORPG "Rusty Hearts".