PERFECT WORLD ENTERTAINMENT CELEBRATES SECOND ANNIVERSARY OF ETHER SAGA ONLINE

March 17, 2011 - Foster City, Calif. - Perfect World Entertainment Inc., a wholly owned US subsidiary of Perfect World Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ: PWRD), today marks the second anniversary of Ether Saga Online ,the 3D fantasy  MMORPG inspired by the literary classic novel, "Journey to the West". With over 700,000 world chats recorded from unique characters, Ether Saga Online fans have contributed to the game's success in more ways than just exploring in-game content as they continue to create a social platform for both new and old players to build lasting friendships.

Among many exciting features, the community makes Ether Saga Online a unique experience. Players are interacting with other players around the world to explore game features and find ways to create over 26 million customized weapon, gear, pet, and potion items.

"Even after two years, we continue to see a friendly and active community of followers in Ether Saga Online enjoying their shared experience and asking for new content," said Aaron Potter, Product Manager for Ether Saga Online . "In response to player feedback, we are currently working on an expansion that will introduce a new race, new classes, new areas, and more pets to capture."

Since the arrival of Ether Saga Online onto the free-to-play market in North America in 2009, it has captured thousands of players with its unique features such as pet melding, which allows players to upgrade their pets and create stronger breeds. With hundreds of pets available to obtain, players can create different looking pets, and even transform into the monster that they defeat.

Celebrating the two year milestone of Ether Saga Online, players will be eligible to receive a variety of items, including an exclusive anniversary gift pack, a permanent fashion set, and a free mount. For more information on Ether Saga Online's second anniversary festivities and claim your reward, please visit http://eso.perfectworld.com/2011_anniversary.

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 a 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 "Forsaken World," "Legend of Martial Arts," "Heroes of Three Kingdoms," "Battle of the Immortals," "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."

 

CONTACT:

Jason Varden

+1 (650) 590-7728

jason.varden@perfectworld.com

Christine Yeo

+1 (650) 590-7732

christine.yeo@perfectworld.com


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