Perfect World Entertainment has never been shy when it comes to expanding their library of MMORPGs. The free-to-play publisher already has other games in the works and today they've added one more with the reveal of War of the Immortals, a new fantasy-based MMORPG that thrusts players into a great battle to defend Atlantis against the evil legions of Ragnarok.

The game offers players 8 classes to choose from, unique soul gear tailored to each class and destructible environments. PvP fans can indulge their bloodlust using the game’s Territory Wars system to win resources and earn their guild notoriety.

The closed beta is scheduled to begin on October 25th and you can sign up here. Check out the official press release and trailer after the break for more details.

Update: The closed beta for War of the Immortals has been postponed until November 2nd, 2011.


War of the Immortals Takes the Battle to a Whole New Level

Foster City, Calif. - September 27, 2011 -- Perfect World Entertainment Inc., a wholly owned US subsidiary of Perfect World Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ: PWRD), today announced its latest MMORPG, War of the Immortals, a new addition to its long lineup of popular online RPGs. Leveraging Perfect World's latest Cube graphics engine, War of the Immortals features destructible environments, beautifully vivid landscapes and awe-inspiringly, epic monsters.

"With the announcement of War of the Immortals, fans of role-playing games can rejoice as we bring the MMORPG genre to a whole new level with fast-paced action, more content and bigger PvP elements," said Thang Phan, Product Manager for War of the Immortals. "War of the Immortals brings the most requested features from players together in a compelling new game."

In War of the Immortals, the evil legions of Ragnarok have returned to Atlantis and players will find themselves in the aftermath of a great battle. With impending doom still at Atlantis' doorstep, players must heed the call to action and take up arms. Only then will good have a chance to prevail over evil. As War of the Immortals implies, players should expect that the conflict has been escalated with more challenging content, larger scale battles and engrossing PvP.

War of the Immortals will include the following features:

• 8 HEROES TO CHOOSE FROM - Choose from eight classes including Berzerker, Champion, Heretic, Magus, Slayer, Duelist, Ranger and Enchantress.

• UNIQUE SOUL GEAR EQUIPMENT - Specifically tailored to each class, these powerful sets of animated gear will grow and change in appearance as players progress through the game.

• GUILD HOUSING - Set up housing for members, plan upcoming raids, trade crafting materials and pick up new recruits to expand your guild.

• TERRITORY WARS - Fight against others for territories and resources as you take your guild to new heights and notoriety.

• PET SOUL SYSTEM - Further customize your pets through the new Pet Soul system, as well as capture virtually any monster in the game.

• INTERACTIVE ENVIRONMENTS - Powered by Perfect World's proprietary Cube graphics engine, dungeons come alive with destructible environments.

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About Perfect World Entertainment, Inc.

Perfect World Entertainment Inc., a subsidiary of Perfect World Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ: PWRD), primarily publishes online games and provides online services in North America. Aiming to provide the best game services to North American players with the highest level of commitment in localization, quality assurance, and user-friendly publishing infrastructure, Perfect World Entertainment has achieved great success and published a number of proprietary MMORPGs, including "Forsaken World," "Legend of Martial Arts," "Heroes of Three Kingdoms," "Battle of the Immortals," "Jade Dynasty," "Ether Saga Odyssey" 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." Perfect World Entertainment also licenses and operates popular games, including the highly-anticipated action-based MORPG "Rusty Hearts".


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