Well, it is official. After months and nearly a year of waiting, Perfect World Entertainment’s blockbuster MMORPG, Forsaken World, will be launching on 23rd March 2011. Together with the official announcement, it is revealed that 2 European servers in German and French will also be launched on the same day. Read on for the official press release!
FORSAKEN WORLD TO BE RELEASED TO THE WESTERN WORLD ON MARCH 23
FOSTER CITY, Calif. and AMSTERDAM, Netherlands – January 31, 2011 – Perfect World Entertainment Inc. and Perfect World Europe B.V., wholly owned subsidiaries of Perfect World Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ: PWRD), today announced that the highly anticipated massively multiplayer online role-playing game, Forsaken World, will be launching concurrently for North American and European players on March 23, 2011.
“Forsaken World is one of our most impressive games to date. With vast devotion from our talents and contribution from our players, this game was built from the ground up with the western gamers in mind,” said Jonathan Belliss, Director of Marketing for Perfect World Entertainment, Inc. “We’re very excited to finally be releasing Forsaken World and a huge thanks goes out to our beta testing community for providing us with such great feedbacks.”
“With European players being able to enjoy German and French versions along with their North American counterparts, Forsaken World is truly a game built for and by western gamers,” said Phil White, Director of Operations for Perfect World Europe B.V.
In Forsaken World, the evil Dysil has returned to the world of Eyrda to wreck havoc on the five races that had previously united to defeat him. With the fate of Eyrda lying in the balance, players must reunite the races, seek out the lost relics of past fallen gods and rid Eyrda of Dysil once and for all.
For more information on Forsaken World, visit the official website at http://fw.perfectworld.com/.
About Perfect World Entertainment Inc.
Perfect World Entertainment Inc., a subsidiary of Perfect World Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ: PWRD), publishes free-to-play online games and provides online services in North America. The Company primarily publishes online games based on the Perfect World proprietary game engines and game development platforms. The Company’s releases include “Battle of the Immortals,” “Ether Saga Online,” “Heroes of Three Kingdoms,” “Jade Dynasty,” “Legend of Martial Arts” and “Perfect World International,” a free-to-play MMORPG which is currently played by millions of people worldwide; and a single-player action-RPG “Torchlight.”
About Perfect World Europe B.V.
Perfect World Europe B.V. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Perfect World Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ: PWRD), a leading online game developer and operator based in China. In early 2010, Perfect World Europe B.V. was established in Amsterdam. Like its American counter-part, Perfect World Europe B.V. focuses primarily on the publication and promotion of Perfect World’s localized MMORPGs in Europe.