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Ether Saga Online

"Journey to the West"-inspired MMORPG celebrates first anniversary.


March 17, 2010 – Redwood City, Calif. - Perfect World Entertainment Inc., a wholly owned US subsidiary of Perfect World Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ: PWRD), is pleased to announce that today is the one year anniversary of its anime-inspired MMORPG, Ether Saga Online. Based on the classic novel, “Journey to the West,” one of Ether Saga Online’s key features is the variety of hundreds of pets in the game that can be “melded” together to form stronger and different looking pets.

“As a way to thank our players and help celebrate Ether Saga Online’s one year anniversary, we’re giving away tons of pets throughout the week,” said Craig Beers, Product Manager for Ether Saga Online. “With over a quarter of a million pets melded so far, we look forward to and challenge our players to have the best pet possible.”

Among the many anniversary events happening throughout the week, players will have a chance to win awesome prizes such as a Rapid Raptor pet or the Kentauride pet, which was selected by the community via player poll. To win the latter pet, veteran pet trainers will need to successfully meld a specific pet 10 times without changing its outward appearance in the 10 Meld Challenge.

For more information on Ether Saga Online’s one year anniversary events, you can visit the official Perfect World blog 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 releases include “Ether Saga Online,” “Jade Dynasty” and “Perfect World International,” a free-to-play MMORPG which is currently played by millions of people worldwide; and single player action RPG “Torchlight.”



Jason Varden

Perfect World Entertainment

(650) 590 -7728

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