Jade Dynasty Entertainment Inc. ("PWE" or the "Company"), a wholly owned US subsidiary of Perfect World Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ: PWRD), today announced the Company will launch a new Free-To-Play MMORPG entitled "Jade Dynasty Gold ," early this summer. "Jade Dynasty" is the English-based version of Zhu Xian, one of China's most popular Free-To-Play games. Based on the extremely popular internet novel, also titled "Zhu Xian," "Jade Dynasty" features a unique martial arts style game play wrapped in a huge, evolving game world.
The closed beta program for "Jade Dynasty Gold " will begin on May 26. Gamers are invited to register today at: www.goldicq.com to receive exclusive information and early access to the full game world prior to the game's official release.
"As more players look to Free-To-Play games for innovative new gaming experiences, we are excited to introduce Jade Dynasty Gold as we feel its depth of play and extensive feature set will resonate particularly well with both free-to-play gamers and more hardcore fans of the MMO genre," said Dr. Alan Chen, CEO of Perfect World Entertainment Inc. "'Jade Dynasty Gold ' exemplifies the exceptional level of quality that gamers have come to expect from Perfect World Entertainment and as a result we expect it will be one of our most successful releases to date."
" JD Gold " offers players a multitude of features and systems not commonly found in free-to-play MMORPGs. Once inside the crisp, clean game world, players begin their quest to uncover the secrets of immortality as they first assume the role of a simple paladin. Players delve into a system where choices between good and evil begin to shape their game play experience as they obtain different skills, items and ultimately, a story that is unique to every player. Among the many great features, the classless character progression system allows players to focus on the skills you desire to create the ultimate warrior.