Perfect World Enters Indonesian Market with Licensing Agreement for 'Perfect World II'

Nov 03, 2007, 01:00 ET from Perfect World Co., Ltd.

    BEIJING, Nov. 3 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Perfect World Co., Ltd
 (Nasdaq:   PWRD) ("Perfect World" or the "Company"), a leading online game
 developer and operator in China, today announced that it has entered into a
 new agreement with PT. Lyto Datarindo Fortuna ("LYTO"), one of the most
 famous online games publishers in Indonesia, to license the Company's
 "Perfect World II" game in Indonesia.
     On November 3, 2007, LYTO organized a major event, the "Lyto Festival,"
 to announce the licensing agreement for "Perfect World II" in Indonesia.
     "Perfect World II" is a large-scale 3D MMORPG online game that was
 first launched in China in November, 2006. The game has gained a market
 share in its domestic market in China, and it has also been licensed to
 companies in eleven countries and regions, including Taiwan, Hong Kong,
 Macau, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Japan, Vietnam, Korea, Brazil and the
 Philippines. Currently, it is being operated in Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macau,
 Malaysia, Singapore, Japan, Vietnam, Korea and Philippines.
     "We are very excited to introduce 'Perfect World II' to the Indonesian
 market," said Andi Suryanto, Chief Executive Officer of LYTO, at the Lyto
 Festival, "We believe that 'Perfect World II' will be highly successful in
 Indonesia's online game market and its excellent graphics and advanced
 in-game features will bring a new experience to a large number of
 Indonesian game players."
     "'Perfect World II' has been well received by the game players in some
 overseas market to which we have introduced it," commented Mr. Michael Chi,
 Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Perfect World. "After signing this
 agreement, we will work very closely with LYTO to make appropriate
 customizations to the game content to meet the demands of Indonesian game
 players and the local market. We expect the cutting edge game design and
 the foundation of deep Chinese cultural heritage in 'Perfect World II' will
 offer Indonesian game players an immersive experience that they have never
 had before."
     About LYTO
     PT. LYTO DATARINDO FORTUNA (LYTO) is an online game entertainment
 publisher in Indonesia. Our mission is to provide the new way of gaming
 experienced through the introduction of Massive Multiplayer Online Games
     Headquartered in Jakarta, LYTO have more than 10 branch offices and
 gathering station throughout Indonesia. In the future, LYTO will continue
 to establish relationships with other game developers to bring bigger and
 better online entertainment to the Indonesia.
     LYTO Product
     LYTO's first product, "Ragnarok Online" from Gravity Corp. became the
 most favorite Online Games in Indonesia within 1 month from its first
 appearance. Currently, there are more than thousands of Internet Cafe and
 players accesses the game.
     About Perfect World Co., Ltd.
     Perfect World Co., Ltd. (Nasdaq:   PWRD) ("Perfect World" or the
 "Company") is a leading online game developer and operator in China.
 Perfect World primarily develops three-dimensional ("3D") online games
 based on the proprietary Angelica 3D game engine and game development
 platform. The Company's strong technology and creative game design
 capabilities, combined with extensive local knowledge and experience,
 enable it to frequently and rapidly introduce popular games designed to
 cater to changing customer preferences and market trends in China. The
 Company's current roster of in- house developed 3D massively multiplayer
 online role playing games ("MMORPGs") include "Perfect World," "Legend of
 Martial Arts," "Perfect World II" and "Zhu Xian." The Company uses a
 time-based revenue model for "Perfect World," and an item-based model for
 "Legend of Martial Arts," "Perfect World II" and "Zhu Xian." While most
 revenues are generated in China, the Company's games have been licensed to
 leading game operators in more than ten countries and regions. The Company
 plans to continue to explore new and innovative business models and remains
 deeply committed to maximizing shareholder value over time.
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 Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements
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 uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from
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 include, but are not limited to, our limited operating history, our ability
 to protect our intellectual property rights, our ability to respond to
 competitive pressure, and changes of the regulatory environment in China.
 Further information regarding these and other risks is included in Perfect
 World's filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, including
 its registration statement on Form F-1. 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
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     For further information, please contact
     Perfect World Co., Ltd.
     Vivien Wang
     Investor Relation Officer
     Tel: +86-10-5885-1813
     Fax: +86-10-5885-6899
     Christensen Investor Relations
     Brett Rose
     Tel: +1-480-614-3013
     Fax: +1-480-614-3033
     Jung Chang
     Tel: +852-2117-0861
     Fax: +852-2117-0869

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