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Perfect World to Launch 'Samsara in the Six Realms' Expansion Pack for 'Zhu Xian' on May 28

Perfect World to Launch 'Samsara in the Six Realms' Expansion Pack for 'Zhu Xian' on May 28

BEIJING, May 23 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Perfect World Co., Ltd. ("Perfect World" or the "Company"), a leading online game developer and operator in China, today announced that it will launch "Samsara in the Six Realms" expansion pack for "Zhu Xian" on May 28, 2008.

The new expansion pack, "Samsara in the Six Realms," contains a large number of new features. The release of the new expansion pack also demonstrates the Company's appreciation for its players who have always been supportive since the launch of "Zhu Xian" in late May 2007. "Samsara in the Six Realms" introduces new features to the game, including the "Pet System" and a brand new "Ghost" school. It will also introduce the "Sword Flying System" as well as the "Rebirth and Transformation System." "Ghost" school is the first newly added school since the launch of "Zhu Xian."

In the popular internet novel of the same name, the headmaster of the "Ghost" school, "Mr. Ghost," and his disciples practice ancient sorcery, foreign evil magic and spiritualism. They also have the ability to perfectly combine the above three skills to create a magic of the netherworld. Online game players in the "Ghost" school can use magic to control and use a soul. Characters may change their exterior shape to become a ghost, a soul or a venomous king. The introduction of the "Ghost" school will also change the current world structure in "Zhu Xian."

"The new expansion pack, 'Samsara in the Six Realms,' is a major update of 'Zhu Xian,' which has been popular among online game players since its launch," commented Mr. Michael Chi, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Perfect World. "Upon the first anniversary of 'Zhu Xian,' I believe the release of the new expansion pack will bring more fun to online game players."

About Perfect World Co., Ltd. ( http://www.pwrd.com/ )

Perfect World Co., Ltd. is a leading online game developer and operator in China. Perfect World primarily develops three-dimensional ("3D") online games based on the proprietary Angelica 3D game engine and game development platform. The Company's strong technology and creative game design capabilities, combined with extensive local knowledge and experience, enable it to frequently and rapidly introduce popular games that are designed to cater to changing customer preferences and market trends in China. The Company's current portfolio of self-developed online games includes 3D massively multiplayer online role playing games ("MMORPGs"): "Perfect World," "Legend of Martial Arts," "Perfect World II," "Zhu Xian," and "Chi Bi;" and a 3D casual game: "Hot Dance Party." While most revenues are generated in China, the Company's games have been licensed to leading game operators in more than ten countries and regions. The Company plans to continue to explore new and innovative business models and remains deeply committed to maximizing shareholder value over time.

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This press release contains forward-looking statements. These statements constitute forward-looking statements under the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements can be identified by terminology such as "will," "expects," "future," "plans," "believes" and similar statements. Such statements involve certain risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements. Potential risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, our limited operating history, our ability to protect our intellectual property rights, our ability to respond to competitive pressure, and changes of the regulatory environment in China. Further information regarding these and other risks is included in Perfect World's filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, including its annual report on Form 20-F. Perfect World does not undertake any obligation to update any forward-looking statement as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required under applicable law.

For further information, please contact Perfect World Co., Ltd. Vivien Wang Investor Relations Officer Tel: +86-10-5885-1813 Fax: +86-10-5885-6899 Email: [email protected] Web: http://www.pwrd.com/ Christensen Investor Relations Peter Homstad Tel: +1-480-614-3026 Fax: +1-480-614-3033 Email: [email protected] Jung Chang Tel: +852-2117-0861 Fax: +852-2117-0869 Email: [email protected]nir.com

Perfect World Co., Ltd.

CONTACT: Perfect World Co., Ltd. - Vivien Wang, Investor Relations
Officer, +86-10-5885-1813, fax, +86-10-5885-6899, or [email protected]; Christensen
Investor Relations - Peter Homstad, +1-480-614-3026, fax, +1-480-614-3033, or
[email protected]; Jung Chang, +852-2117-0861, fax, +852-2117-0869,
or [email protected]

Web Site: http://www.pwrd.com/

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