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
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'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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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
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its registration statement on Form F-1. Perfect World does not undertake
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