THE9 INTERACTIVE LAUNCHES THE "OUT CLASSED" EVENT FOR THREE KINGDOMS BRAWLER

SAN JOSE, California - May 27, 2011 - The9 Interactive, Inc., an online game developer and operator, has just started the pre-launch beta of its debut title, the highly-anticipated Three Kingdoms Brawler, an updated version of the classic side-scrolling arcade beat-em up games for the new generation of online gamers. In celebration of the pre-launch, The9 Interactive is holding a huge event called "Out Classed". To participate in the "Out Classed" event, players may simply register and play.  Any player who reaches the Hero Class status before June 3rd will be entered into a raffle to win one of the 44 great prizes, including the Ultimate Trio G Series Gaming Combo from Logitech!  For the full contest rules and details, players should visit http://tkb.the9hub.com 

"I don't know a gamer out there that would pass up a chance to enhance their Three Kingdoms Brawler experience with this amazing gear," said Community Manager Gambol of The9 Interactive. "We really wanted to reward as many players as possible, so in addition to the awesome Logitech gaming gear, 40 other players will win a GoCash card!"

Three Kingdoms Brawler players who reach level 18 and complete the Hero Class quest chain to become a Hero Class between May 26th and June 3rd will automatically be entered into a raffle to win one of the following great prizes:

Grand Prize: Logitech Keyboard (G519), Headset (G930), and Mouse (G700)

Prize 2: Logitech Keyboard (G519)                                           

Prize 3: Logitech Headset (G930)                                                              

Prize 4: Logitech Mouse (G700)                                                

20 lucky winners will receive: $10 GoCash Card                                  

20 lucky winners will receive: $5 GoCash Card       

                                                             

Inspired by the legendary saga of the Three Kingdoms era in ancient Chinese history, Three Kingdoms Brawler lets players take control of legendary warriors fighting to determine the future of the country. By choosing their guardian spirit and hero class, players can customize their fighting experience to fit their own play style. As they progress, players will upgrade their combo moves, armor, and weapons, becoming a powerful force capable of taking on the many challenges that are being uncovered along their path.

With a vast world to explore and conquer, players will want to join together in factions and guilds to take on the trying battles of this feudal land.  The robust crafting system allows players to create a multitude of unique weapons and armor to enhance their combat skills, while the auction house allows players to buy and sell their creations with other players. With thousands of different weapon, skill, and armor combinations, each player will have a unique experience tailored by their personal choices.

For more information about Three Kingdoms Brawler and to join in the pre-launch beta, visit http://tkb.the9hub.com

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About The9 Interactive, Inc.

The9 Interactive, Inc. is the North American division of The9 Limited

(NASDAQ: NCTY), an online game developer and operator. Founded in 1999 and headquartered in Shanghai, The9 Limited is focused on developing and operating high-quality games for the online marketplace. For more information about The9 Interactive, Inc., please visit http://us.the9.com.

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