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Perfect World Announces Recent Business Developments

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BEIJING, April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Perfect World Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ: PWRD) ("Perfect World" or the "Company"), a leading online game developer and operator based in China, today announced its recent business developments as of April 30, 2015.

Press Release Issued During the Period:

January 2, 2015 – Perfect World Appoints Mr. Yunfan Zhang as Chief Operating Officer

MOBILE GAMES

In November 2014, Perfect World launched its action MMORPG mobile game "Forever Mars."

In December 2014, Perfect World launched three mobile games, including two 3D action MMORPG mobile games "Dawn after Dark" and "Swordsman Mobile," and a card mobile game "Saint Seiya Mobile."

In March 2015, Perfect World launched its side-scrolling fighting mobile game "Adorable Battlers."

In April 2015, Perfect World launched its puzzle card mobile game "Mega Pudding."

EXPANSION PACKS FOR CLIENT-BASED ONLINE PC GAMES

Recently, Perfect World released expansion packs for two client-based online PC games.

  • On April 17, 2015, Perfect World released the expansion pack "Master Dugu" for its 3D martial arts MMORPG "Swordsman Online."
  • On April 28, 2015, Perfect World released the expansion pack "True Legend" for its 3D MMORPG "Legend of the Condor Heroes."

CONSOLE GAME

Launch of console game "Neverwinter" through the Xbox One platform in North America, Europe and Russia

Perfect World launched console game "Neverwinter" through the Xbox One platform in North America, Europe and Russia in March 2015 through its U.S. subsidiary.

OVERSEAS OPERATIONS

Launch of "Saint Seiya Online" in Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand

Perfect World launched "Saint Seiya Online" in Singapore and Malaysia in November 2014, and in Thailand in December 2014, respectively, through its subsidiaries in Southeast Asia.  First launched in May 2013 in mainland China, "Saint Seiya Online" is Perfect World's 3D comic-based MMORPG based on the world-famous comic series "Saint Seiya."

About Perfect World Co., Ltd. (http://www.pwrd.com)

Perfect World Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ: PWRD) is a leading online game developer and operator based in China.  Perfect World primarily develops online games based on proprietary game engines and game development platforms.  Perfect World's strong technology and creative game design capabilities, combined with extensive knowledge and experiences in the online game market, enable it to frequently and promptly introduce popular games designed to cater changing customer preferences and market trends.  Perfect World's current portfolio of self-developed online games includes client-based online PC games: "Perfect World," "Legend of Martial Arts," "Perfect World II," "Zhu Xian," "Chi Bi," "Hot Dance Party," "Pocketpet Journey West," "Battle of the Immortals," "Fantasy Zhu Xian," "Forsaken World," "Empire of the Immortals," "Return of the Condor Heroes," "Saint Seiya Online," "Swordsman Online," "Holy King" and "Legend of the Condor Heroes;" and a number of web games and mobile games, such as "Touch," "Return of the Condor Heroes Mobile," "Forsaken World Mobile," "CrossGate Mobile," "Forever Mars," "Dawn after Dark," "Swordsman Mobile" and "Saint Seiya Mobile."  Perfect World has also obtained exclusive rights to operate "DOTA2" in mainland China.  While a majority of the revenues are generated in China, Perfect World operates its games in North America, Europe, Japan, Korea and Southeast Asia through its own subsidiaries.  Perfect World's games have also been licensed to leading game operators in a number of countries and regions in Asia, Latin America, and the Russian Federation and other Russian speaking territories.  Perfect World intends to continue to explore new and innovative business models and is committed to maximizing shareholder value over time.


Safe Harbor Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements.  These statements constitute forward-looking statements under the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.  These forward-looking statements can be identified by terminology such as "will," "expects," "anticipates," "future," "intends," "plans," "believes," "confidence," "estimates" and similar statements.  Such statements involve certain risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements.  Potential risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, Perfect World's ability to develop and operate new games that are commercially successful, the growth of the online game market and the continuing market acceptance of its games and in-game items in China and elsewhere, its ability to protect intellectual property rights, its ability to respond to competitive pressure, its ability to maintain an effective system of internal control over financial reporting, changes of the regulatory environment in China, and economic slowdown in China and/or elsewhere.  Further information regarding these and other risks is included in Perfect World's filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, including its annual report on Form 20-F.  Perfect World does not undertake any obligation to update any forward-looking statement as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required under applicable law.

For further information, please contact

Perfect World Co., Ltd.
Vivien Wang – Vice President, Capital Market & Corporate Communications
Tel: +86-10-5780-5700 
Fax: +86-10-5780-5713
Email: ir@pwrd.com
http://www.pwrd.com

Christensen Investor Relations
Patty Bruner
Tel: +1-480-614-3036
Fax: +1-480-614-3033
Email: pbruner@christensenir.com

Jung Chang
Tel: +852-2117-0861
Fax: +852-2117-0869
Email: jchang@christensenir.com

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SOURCE Perfect World Co., Ltd.

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