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Overview

Perfect World Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ: PWRD) is a leading online game developer and operator based in China. Perfect World primarily develops online games based on proprietary game engines and game development platforms. Perfect World’s strong technology and creative game design capabilities, combined with extensive knowledge and experiences in the online game market, enable it to frequently and promptly introduce popular games designed to cater changing customer preferences and market trends.

Perfect World’s current portfolio of self- developed online games includes massively multiplayer online role playing games ("MMORPGs"): "Perfect World," "Legend of Martial Arts," "Perfect World II," "Zhu Xian," "Chi Bi," "Pocketpet Journey West," "Battle of the Immortals," "Fantasy Zhu Xian," "Forsaken World," "Empire of the Immortals," "Return of the Condor Heroes," "Saint Seiya Online," "Swordsman Online" and "Holy King;" an online casual game: "Hot Dance Party;" and a number of web games and mobile games.

While a majority of the revenues are generated in China, Perfect World operates its games in North America, Europe, Japan, Korea and Southeast Asia through its own subsidiaries. Perfect World’s games have also been licensed to leading game operators in a number of countries and regions in Asia, Latin America, and the Russian Federation and other Russian speaking territories.

Perfect World intends to continue to explore new and innovative business models and is committed to maximizing shareholder value over time.

Press Release

Company Milestones

2004
March
Company Established
2006
January
Launched first 3D MMORPG "Perfect World"
2006
Steptember
Launched 3D MMORPG "Legend of Martial Arts"
2006
November
Launched 3D MMORPG "Perfect World II"
2007
May
Launched 3D MMORPG "Zhu Xian"
2007
July
Successfully completed IPO on NASDAQ
2008
January
Launched 3D MMORPG "Chi Bi"
2008
March
Launched first 3D online casual game "Hot Dance Party"
2008
April
Established U.S. subsidiary, Perfect World Entertainment Inc.
2008
October
Launched 3D MMORPG "Pocketpet Journey West"
2009
April
Launched first 2.5D MMORPG "Battle of the Immortals"
2009
October
Launched first 2D turn-based MMORPG "Fantasy Zhu Xian"
2010
January
Established European subsidiary, Perfect World Europe B.V.
2010
April
Acquired C&C Media Co., Ltd. to expand operations in Japan
2010
October
Launched 3D MMORPG "Forsaken World
2011
March
Launched 2.5D MMORPG "Empire of the Immortals"
2011
August
Acquired Cryptic Studios, Inc., a reputable U.S. based online game company, to further strengthen our R&D capabilities globally
2011
December
Started to roll out web games
2012
September
Launched 2D turn-based martial arts MMORPG "Return of the Condor Heroes"
2012
December
Started to operate games through subsidiaries in Southeast Asia
2013
February
Started to operate games through subsidiary Perfect World Korea Co., Ltd. (formerly known as NGL Co., Ltd.) in Korea
2013
May
Started to roll out mobile games
2013
May
Launched 3D comic-based MMORPG "Saint Seiya Online"
2013
June
Launched 3D martial arts MMORPG "Swordsman Online"
2013
September
Launched 3D fantasy MMORPG "Holy King"

Financials

Perfect World Financials

Perfect World Products

Perfect World Developed GamesPerfect World Games

Client-based Games:
Rolled out expansion packs, including:

• “Desert Maze” for “Swordsman Online” on April 18, 2014
• “Covenant of the Wolf” for “Fantasy Zhu Xian” on April 25, 201
• “Rage of Hades” for “Saint Seiya Online” on May 22, 2014
• “Raider Unleashed” for “Zhu Xian” on June 3, 2014
• “Forsaken World 2.0 ”for “Forsaken World” on June 25, 2014
• “Shaolin Kongfu” for “Return of the Condor Heroes” on July 17, 2014
• “Call of Jianghu” for “Legend of Martial Arts” on August 14, 2014
• “The Wonder Magician” for “Battle of the Immortals” on August 19, 2014

Mobile Games:

In June 2014, launched 3D mysterious fantasy MMORPG mobile game “Forsaken World.”
In July 2014, launched 2D turn-based cartoon-style RPG mobile game “CrossGate Mobile.”

Overseas Operations:

In June 2014, launched “Swordsman Online” in Singapore and Malaysia through its subsidiary in Southeast Asia, and in Japan through its Japanese subsidiary, respectively.
In July 2014, launched the English, French and German versions of “Swordsman Online” in North America and Europe through its overseas subsidiaries; launched its “Swordsman Online” in Thailand through its subsidiary in Southeast Asia.

Overseas Licensing Agreement:

In June 2014, Signed an agreement with PT. Interactive Prima Online, an online game publisher in Indonesia, to license “Swordsman Online” to Indonesia.

Corporate:

Recently, entered into a share purchase agreement to acquire a total of 30,326,005 class A ordinary shares of Shanda Games Limited (NASDAQ: GAME) (“Shanda Games”), a leading online game developer, operator and publisher in China. Pursuant to the share purchase agreement, we acquired these shares from a wholly- owned subsidiary of Shanda Interactive Entertainment Limited, the controlling shareholder of Shanda Games, for a total consideration of US$100 million in cash. In addition, we have also entered into an adherence agreement to become a party to the consortium agreement dated as of January 27, 2014 between Shanda Interactive Entertainment Limited and Primavera Capital (Cayman) Fund I L.P., an affiliate of Primavera Capital Limited, and participate as a new member of the consortium in the proposed “going private” transaction with respect to Shanda Games.

Vivien Wang – Vice President, Capital Market & Corporate Communications
Joanne Deng – Associate Investor Relations Director
Tel: (86 10) 5780 5700 Email: IR@pwrd.com
Address: Perfect World Plaza, Tower 306, 86 Beiyuan Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100101, China Website: www.pwrd.com