HONG KONG, March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- NetDragon Websoft Inc. ("NetDragon", Stock Code: 777), a leading online game developer and operator in China, released a Chinese expansion pack ("EP") "Soul of Steel" for its large-scale 2.5D MMORPG "Zero Online" yesterday.
"Zero Online", China's first 2.5D MMORPG under the theme of the universe and robots, has gained increasing popularity among fans of science fiction-based online games with abundant combat modes and balanced professional skills since its launch in 2007. As the 4th Chinese EP, one of "Soul of Steel" highlights is a new class Spiritual Unit and therefore provides players with more options and enhanced balance, resulting in a more perfect game. The launch of "Soul of Steel" is anticipated to rekindle players' passion for playing the game and help boost the game's performance in the market. Meanwhile, the weapon system in the new EP has been improved to enhance the tension and visual effects of wars in the game. The English version of the EP is under development and expected to be released in May 2011.
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, Conquer 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 World of Dungeon Keeper, TRANSFORMERS Online, icombo (previously named as Cross Gate), and a new version of Ultima Online. In the mobile internet industry, we provide one of China's leading marketplaces for smartphone users, offering applications and content for the most popular mobile operating systems globally.
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