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  SWORDSMAN NOW IN OPEN BETA
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07/04/2014
 


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All Players Invited to Play Today HERE

(Redwood City, CA) July 3, 2014 -- Perfect World Entertainment Inc., a leading publisher of widely-acclaimed free-to-play MMORPGs, is pleased to announce that Swordsman is now in Open Beta, the first title to launch exclusively through Arc.

Players can begin their adventure here: www.PlaySwordsman.com

With the Open Beta, cross-server functionality will be available, allowing players to engage in large-scale PvP and cross-server communications. Additionally, in-game stores will go live for purchases. Finally, players who have taken part in the Closed Beta will receive their Closed Beta awards starting today.

More information on Swordsman can be found here: community.arcgames.com/en/news/swordsman

Swordsman is a free-to-play martial arts and wuxia-inspired MMORPG, set in the rich universe based on the immensely popular wuxia novels of award-winning novelist Louis Cha, who has sold over 100 million books worldwide. As a disciple of one of Swordsman’s ten class-defining martial art schools, players begin their journey to master legendary fighting skills by engaging in fierce action-packed combat with members of rival schools and the powerful Ming government.

Explore the world of Swordsman through our social links:

Facebook | Twitter | YouTube

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ABOUT PERFECT WORLD ENTERTAINMENT INC.

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: www.perfectworld.com

ABOUT ARC

Arc is a platform, interconnecting PC & Mobile, for free online games and a publishing platform for developers. It brings the best free online games together in one place, with tools to discover and access new games, connect, and streamline the experience of using apps while playing online to its community of over 30 million core online gamers throughout PC & Mobile. For more information on Arc, please visit: www.arcgames.com

 

CONTACT:

Benjamin PerLee

Perfect World Entertainment, Inc.

(707) 328-9708

benjamin.perlee@perfectworld.com