Dec. 15, 2009– Redwood City, CA - Perfect World Entertainment Inc. (“PWE” or the“Company”), a wholly owned US subsidiary of Perfect World Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ: PWRD), has released a major content update for Ether Saga Online. This update includes eight new advanced classes and a new zone for high level players, and a revamp of the beginning questline that refines the beginning player experience.

Features include:

• New Advanced Classes: Each class can specialize in one of two paths, complete with new skills

• New zone for level 90+ players

• New Level 1-50 Experience: Beginning quests revamped

• Enhanced crafting system allows players to create many new functional items beyond weapons and armor

• Transformation System Bonuses: Major upgrades and buffs added

• Improved Pet System: Better pet melding bonuses and new ways to preserve your pet’s appearance

“We are always looking for ways to improve the gaming experience Ether Saga Online has to offer and this update delivers on that promise,” said Craig Beers, Product Manager for Ether Saga Online.“We’re delivering expansion quality features and content in this update that gamers can get right now.”

A prequel to Chinese literary classic,“Journey to the West”, Ether Saga Online features a bright, anime style graphics and an in-depth pet system for every player, entirely free of charge.

To learn more, please visit the official Ether Saga Online website at:

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 three-dimensional, or 3D, online games based on the Perfect World proprietary Angelica 3D game engine and game development platform. The Company’s previous releases included“Jade Dynasty” and“Perfect World International,” a free-to-play MMORPG which is currently played by millions of people worldwide.



Katrina Mossberger

Perfect World Entertainment

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Jason Varden

Perfect World Entertainment

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