BEIJING, April 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Beijing Perfect World Network Technology Co., Ltd. ("Perfect World" or the "Company"), a leading online game developer and operator based in China, has formally announced the launch of Dragon Excalibur in Vietnam through its partner FPT Online Service Joint Stock Company ("FPT"). The launch took place this month.
Dragon Excalibur, rolled out in 2010, is Perfect World's first 2D real-time fantasy MMORPG. Set against a backdrop based on 5,000 years of Chinese history and mythology, the game allows players to travel through a virtual world replete with fantasy scenes. With its highly ornate visual effects, a multiplicity of pet systems, and innovative game elements, Dragon Excalibur is being enthusiastically embraced by players the world over.
"Dragon Excalibur is a premium online game with Chinese cultural characteristics which has been avidly received by eager gamers in many countries for its innovations in both content and operability. We believe the game will become an immediate hit in Vietnam through our close cooperation with Perfect World," said Pham Quoc Thang, Executive Vice President of FPT, as he commented on the official launch of Dragon Excalibur in his home country.
Zhu Qi, President of Perfect World Interactive Entertainment, said, "We are very excited about the successful launch of Dragon Excalibur in Vietnam. As an online game based on Perfect World's strategy of delivering best-in-class products, Dragon Excalibur has already been launched in several markets outside China, and, in each market, has received more than positive feedback from local players. We are confident that through our cooperation with FPT, the title will create great value in Vietnam, while providing a highly enjoyable gaming experience for players across the country."