Neverwinter, 2013's Most Anticipated Game Heads To PAX East

         Neverwinter, 2013's Most Anticipated Game Heads To PAX East

R.A. Salvatore Book Signing at Sold-out Convention, Plus In-game Beta Weekend
Accommodates Gamers without Passes

PR Newswire

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., March 1, 2013

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., March 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Perfect World
Entertainment Inc. is pleased to announce that Neverwinter, the critically
acclaimed Dungeons & Dragons^® MMORPG, is making a major appearance at PAX
East, which takes place March 22 to March 24 in Boston, Massachusetts.

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Neverwinter  is located at Booth 624 on the show floor. Gamers can experience
playable demos on 18 stations featuring epic adventures and the latest
pre-launch updates straight from the game's exclusive Beta Weekends. Fans in
attendance can take control of the fearless Great Weapon Fighter class, made
available to the public for the very first time as a playable class, and
witness all five classes in action. At the end of each demo, players will
receive in-game treasure that directly corresponds to fantastic physical
prizes, including limited edition t-shirts and bags, a variety of gaming
hardware, redeemable codes that grant for permanent in-game items, and even
Neverwinter potions and balms.

In true Dungeons & Dragons fashion, attendees get to meet R.A. Salvatore, New
York Times best-selling author of the popular Forgotten Realms^® series The
Legend of Drizzt^®. Salvatore is promoting his latest novel, The Last
Threshold, Neverwinter Saga, Book IV, set to release on March 5. He will be
available for a book signing on March 22 and March 23 from 3- 4 p.m EST at the
Neverwinter booth.

"Neverwinter is one of the most anticipated games of 2013 and we're happy to
once again participate in PAX East, with a bigger booth, more gameplay, and
one of America's best known fantasy authors," said Andrew Brown, General
Manager, Perfect World Entertainment. "Last year's event was amazing and we're
looking forward to showing Boston what's new."

On March 22 at 5:30 p.m. Eastern, some of the industry's top developers will
come together to speak at the Future of Online Games panel hosted by Neverwinter Lead Producer Andy Velasquez is scheduled to predict
the future of online games. But for those who cannot attend PAX East,
Neverwinter's Beta Weekend 3 runs from March 22- 24 beginning at 12 p.m. PST.
Players may freely register by visiting the official website:

For guaranteed access to allNeverwinterBeta Weekends along with a wide array
of VIP perks and exclusive in-game items, players may purchase the Hero
ofNeverwinterFounder's Pack or the Guardian ofNeverwinterFounder's Pack.
For more details on theNeverwinterFounder's Pack Program, head to:


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:

Dungeons & Dragons, Neverwinter, their respective logos, Forgotten Realms and
The Legend of Drizzt are trademarks of Wizards of the Coast LLC in the U.S.A.
and other countries. Used with permission. All rights reserved.

Related Links:

Neverwinter Official Website

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SOURCE Perfect World Entertainment Inc.

Contact: Christine Yeo, Perfect World Entertainment Inc., +1-650-590-7732,
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