Perfect World ready to take free-to-play MMOs to consoles
Back in September, MMO house Perfect World revealed plans to move into the mobile game space
. Today, the company said that it has opened a console game division, and plans to release games for current and next-gen consoles.
This will be the company's first foray into the world of console games, having previously thoroughly explored MMOs and the free-to-play space on PC.
Perfect World will bring "prior and upcoming" titles to consoles. The company owns Cryptic Studios, which develops online games including Neverwinter
and Champions Online
. Perfect World also publishes Torchlight II
, Blacklight Retribution
, among others.
The company says it will produce free-to-play online games for console audiences, calling the move to console "a natural progression for us."