Perfect World Announces Open Beta Plans for International English, German and Spanish versions

- Games-masters.com today confirmed that the eagerly anticipated open beta of its massively multiplayer online game, Perfect World, will begin now for its International English, German and Spanish versions. Having successfully completed several stages of closed testing, the game will be made available to millions of players across the globe, giving thousands the chance to experience what many have labelled as the leader in the free-to-play online games market.

"We would like to thank all those who have helped with the early phases of testing" stated Howard Lee, President of Games-Masters.com. "We have been blown away by the early response and look forward to finally meeting the hundreds of thousands of players who have already shown their interest in this fantastic game."

"Perfect World II" is a vast online role-playing game set in a fantasy world with many extra features such as character customization to an unprecedented in game level with self built characters. In addition the fighting experience is taken to literally a new level with extensive fighting whilst in flight to offer the gamer a truly unique 3D experience.

The excitement is further enhanced by Guild territory ownership and the ability for guilds to build structures on their territory. The world has its battles and quests in land, sea and air in a huge, open and continuous world with different areas is real time simulations with a natural day-and-night-cycle, changing weather (sun, rain, thunder, snow, clouds ...).

With successes already in Asia and America, the European version looks set to take the online games market by storm. Translated into English, German and Spanish, the open beta will offer a truly Multilanguage setting, providing access to millions of non-English speaking players from regions all over the world.

Furthermore with a number of events planned for the open beta period, including level up races and bug treasure hunts, the open beta is set to be a fun experience for all.

For more details on the open beta, and the features of the game, visit the official Perfect World Website at www.perfectworld.ms and www.perfectworldeurope.com .

About Games-Masters.com Ltd. ( http://www.games-masters.com)

Founded in 2005, Games-masters.com Ltd. ("Game-Master.com") is one of the leading European online game publishers and best known for its successful MMORPG title, "Cabal Online", an online game with increasing subscribers in Europe. Games-Masters.com is incorporated in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, United Kingdom and has offices in Spain and Turkey. Games-Masters.com is a part of the holding company Games Masters International Limited. With professional business people and games industry management experts from both Europe and the Far East, Games-Masters.com plans to publish games in several genres such as Fantasy, Sports, Real Time Strategies and even Casual games. Games-Masters.coms goal is to become the leading player in the MMORPG market in Europe and continue to expand further into other game genres.

About Perfect World Co., Ltd. ( http://www.pwrd.com)

Perfect World Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ: PWRD) is a leading online game developer and operator in China. Perfect World primarily develops three-dimensional ("3D") online games based on the proprietary Angelica 3D game engine and game development platform. The Companys strong technology and creative game design capabilities, combined with extensive local knowledge and experience, enable it to frequently and rapidly introduce popular games that are designed to cater to changing customer preferences and market trends in China. The Companys current portfolio of self-developed online games includes 3D massively multiplayer online role playing games ("MMORPGs"): "Perfect World," "Legend of Martial Arts," "Perfect World II," "Zhu Xian," and "Chi Bi," and a 3D casual game: "Hot Dance Party." While most revenues are generated in China, the Companys games have been licensed to leading game operators in a number of countries and regions in Asia, Europe and South America. The Company plans to co ntinue to explore new and innovative business models and remains deeply committed to maximizing shareholder value over time.

Editors notes:

Movie downloads and images are available on http://www.perfectworldeurope.com or www.perfectworld.ms

Produced by Perfect World Co., Ltd., licensed for the English, Germany, Spanish, French and Turkish speaking market by GAMES-MASTERS.COM LTD

Games-Masters.com Ltd today announced the upcoming release for the 4th Quarter of this year of "PerfectWorld II" Multilanguage Service; it will be distributed initially in English, Germany and Spanish and French and Turkish in 1Q 2009 by Games-Masters.com.

"Perfect World II" is one of the top massively multiplayer online games in Asian.

Company Contact: www.games-masters.com

Contact Person: Thorsten Schauer

Email: office@games-masters.com

 


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