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Ether Saga Online

"Ether Castle" zone launched.


Nov. 30, 2009 – Redwood City, CA - Perfect World Entertainment Inc. (“PWE” or the “Company”), a wholly owned US subsidiary of Perfect World Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ: PWRD), recently unveiled the new “Ether Castle” zone to Ether Saga Online over the Thanksgiving weekend. Infamous and Slayers were the first alliances to gain access into the new PVP zone, which is an extension of the recently implemented Territory Wars and features designated territories and special rewards for more dynamic PvP game play.

Ether Castle features include:

• Specially designated territory for player alliance battles

• Rewards for the victorious alliance including special mounts and items

• Players who are not part of an alliance can fight in the battle as mercenaries

“This newest feature that we’ve added builds upon other great features implemented in the past two months," said Craig Beers, Product Manager for Ether Saga Online. “With the new 'Ether Castle' zone, alliance members have a chance to battle for ownership of a brand new territory, complete with great rewards. We also recently introduced a PvP battleground, so between territory wars and the Battle of Xanada, there is plenty of content for PvP aficionados."

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: http://eso.perfectworld.com/

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

(650) 590-7720


Jason Varden

Perfect World Entertainment

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