August 5, 2011
Perfect World Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ: PWRD) recently announced it will launch unlimited closed beta testing for Heaven Sword and Dragon Saber, the company's 2D martial arts MMORPG, on August 18, 2011 .
Heaven Sword and Dragon Saber is Perfect World's first 2D martial arts MMORPG. Adapted from Louis Cha's acclaimed novel of the same name and based on Perfect World's “AX” technology, the game will present gamers with an exciting and sophisticated world of martial arts.
Mr. Michael Chi, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Perfect World, commented, “The Chinese martial arts, or 'Kungfu,' are one of China's greatest cultural legacies, and continue to hold special significance among the Chinese population all over the world. As Perfect World's new martial arts title, Heaven Sword and Dragon Saber is elaborately developed to delight players with exciting content and an unforgettable gaming experience. In the future, Perfect World will continue utilizing high-quality global resources to deliver outstanding game masterpieces to players around the world.”