NetDragon Expands Game Portfolio Launches Open Beta for iPad-based English Version of Conquer Online
HONG KONG, Dec. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- NetDragon Websoft Inc. ("NetDragon"; Stock Code: 777), a leading developer and operator of online games and mobile Internet platforms in China, is pleased to announce that the English-language version of the company's highly popular online game Conquer Online has moved to open beta testing since 6 December 2011 and is available in the iPad App Store worldwide.
Conquer Online, as the world's first lifetime free MMORPG for tablet devices, is available worldwide for download at no cost from the iPad App Store, enabling players to enjoy the new experience by playing an MMORPG on a tablet device. This latest version of Conquer Online comes with many of the highlights of the PC version, and replaces the traditional keyboard and mouse interface with a touch screen one. In addition, players can play the game whenever and wherever, with the portability of the iPad.
With the increasing popularity of tablets, more and more players are playing games on such new devices rather than on traditional PCs. Shrewdly recognizing the trend, NetDragon leveraged the opportunity by launching its popular title Conquer Online in overseas markets. The move has made NetDragon the pioneer in expanding free mobile online MMORPGs. The launch of the new version of Conquer Online is expected to bring NetDragon new opportunities and attract the attention of more players in this new environment.
NetDragon Websoft Inc. is a leading innovator and creative force in China's online gaming and mobile internet industries. Established in 1999, we are a vertically integrated developer & operator of MMORPGs and a cutting-edge R&D powerhouse. We launched our first self-made online game Monster & Me in 2002, followed by multiple titles including Eudemons Online, `Online, Heroes of Might & Magic Online and Disney Fantasy Online. We are also China's pioneer in overseas expansion, directly operating titles in overseas markets since 2004 in English, Spanish, Arabic and other languages. Our online games currently in development include Dungeon Keeper Online, TRANSFORMERS Online, Absolute Force, icombo, and a new version of Ultima Online. In the mobile Internet industry, we provide China's leading marketplace for smartphone users, offering applications and content for the most popular mobile operating systems. NetDragon owns many well-known mobile Internet products, including 91 Panda Reader, 91 PC Suite, 91 Panda Space, sj.91.com and hiapk.com.
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