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Blacklight Retribution Release Date Announced

FOSTER CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

Perfect World Entertainment Inc., a wholly owned U.S. subsidiary of Perfect World Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ: PWRD) is pleased to announce today that its highly anticipated free-to-play first person shooter, Blacklight Retribution, is set to launch on April 3, 2012 in North America and Europe.

“After five successive months of closed and open beta testing, Blacklight Retribution has recruited a strong community of dedicated players that have provided valuable feedback for our development team to create a tight and polished free-to-play game with innovative and exciting features,” said Andrew Brown, Executive Producer for Perfect World Entertainment. “Our team has been working really hard to prepare the game for its release, including additional content like new game modes, supporting maps, and a variety of new weapons and related gameplay enhancers.”

Blacklight Retribution is one of the most graphically stunning online games featuring cutting edge visuals and expansive customization. The adrenaline pumping FPS offers a multiplayer experience with action-packed battles, futuristic maps, and a wide variety of weapons and gear. With endless customization options, players can customize everything about a weapon, from its barrel, to ammo types, stocks, muzzles, optics, colors and even weapon tags. Unique tools like the Hyper Reality Visor (HRV) allow gamers to see enemy locations, team movements, and primary objectives to jump right into the fight.

Join the fight at http://www.PLAYBLACKLIGHT.com/.

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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 the 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 "Perfect World International", "Ether Saga Odyssey", "Jade Dynasty", "Battle of the Immortals", "Forsaken World" and "War of the Immortals"; and a single-player action-RPG "Torchlight". Perfect World Entertainment also licenses and operates popular games, including an action-based MORPG "Rusty Hearts".

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Perfect World Entertainment Inc.
Christine Yeo, 650-590-7732
christine.yeo@perfectworld.com

 

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