RaiderZ Open Beta Date Announced, Founder's Pack Purchase Guarantees Neverwinter Closed Beta Access

Players Invited to "Hunt Together or Die Alone" Open Beta Begins October 24

Sep 20, 2012, 11:00 ET from Perfect World Entertainment

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Sept. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Perfect World Entertainment Inc. announced today that the open beta phase of the monster-hunting, action MMORPG RaiderZ, is scheduled to begin on October 24, 2012. Following a successful closed beta testing period, the RaiderZ open beta invites all gamers to experience the award-winning free-to-play title.


"The positive reception from players and critics has been amazing so far," said Senior Producer Mark Hill. "With RaiderZ's action-focused combat, incredible boss fights, and gorgeous visuals, we expect the title to offer a breath of fresh air to fans of the MMO genre. We're excited to be able to finally announce when all players can experience RaiderZ for themselves."

To celebrate the upcoming open beta this October, the RaiderZ team is also pleased to announce details for the RaiderZ Founder's Pack, on sale today. In addition to a wealth of rare and useful in-game items, the 'Elite' version of the RaiderZ Founder's Pack also includes guaranteed access to the closed beta for Cryptic Studios' upcoming Dungeons & Dragons MMORPG, Neverwinter.

RaiderZ Founder's Pack (Elite)

  • Black Arrod Mount
  • Scroll of Heroes
  • Guardian's Life Stone
  • Costume Potion
  • Cat Head Band
  • Guaranteed closed beta testing access to Neverwinter*
  • In-game item value: $60 USD
  • Cost: $29.99 USD Save 50%!

RaiderZ Founder's Pack (Basic)

  • Scroll of Heroes
  • Guardian's Life Stone
  • Breath of Artisan
  • In-game item value: $20 USD
  • Cost: $9.99 USD Save 50%!

To order now, head to the RaiderZ Founder's Pack ordering page at

Fans are invited to visit the official RaiderZ website for more details on the RaiderZ Founder's Pack, as well as the latest on game updates, contests, community events, and more:

To download and view the latest RaiderZ video teaser and screenshots showcasing the Teress Plain area, head to

*Customers that purchase the Elite version of the RaiderZ Founder's Pack will be notified via e-mail once the Neverwinter closed beta test has begun, at which time they can log in and begin playing!


Perfect World Entertainment is a leading North American online games publisher specializing in immersive free-to-play MMORPGs. Founded in 2008, Perfect World Entertainment has published 10 popular titles, including Blacklight Retribution, Forsaken World, Perfect World International and Star Trek Online. The company works closely with its American development teams and partners such as Cryptic Studios, developer of the highly anticipated MMORPG Dungeons & Dragons Neverwinter, and Runic Games, developer of the hit Torchlight series, to provide unparalleled quality of service and game experiences to its players. A subsidiary of Perfect World Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ: PWRD), Perfect World Entertainment is headquartered in Silicon Valley, California. For more information, please visit:

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