Neverwinter™ Beta Weekend 3 Introduces PvP Begins Friday, March 22

      Neverwinter™ Beta Weekend 3 Introduces PvP Begins Friday, March 22

First-look at the Great Weapon Fighter Class, Pirates' Skyhold, and Much More

PR Newswire

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., March 19, 2013

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., March 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Perfect World
Entertainment Inc. and Cryptic Studios are excited to share further details
regarding Beta Weekend 3 for the highly anticipated Dungeons & Dragons®
MMORPG, Neverwinter.

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Starting at 12:00 p.m. (PDT) on Friday, March 22, players with early access to
Neverwinter's Beta Weekend 3 can experience a wealth of new content, including
the first opportunity to check out Neverwinter's PvP system and the chance to
explore the Pirates' Skyhold and Icespire Peak Adventure Zones. In addition,
players may take control of the new Great Weapon Fighter class. An increased
level cap of 50, alongside many other significant improvements based directly
on feedback from previous Beta Weekends, promises to make Neverwinter's Beta
Weekend 3 the best yet.

"The response from the Neverwinter community and members of the press who
participated in our previous Beta Weekends has been amazing so far," said Lead
Producer Andy Velasquez. "On behalf of the entire development team at Cryptic
Studios, I'd like to thank all Beta Weekend players for their feedback and
support in making Neverwinter the best free MMORPG around!"

Explore and defend one of the most beloved cities from Dungeons & Dragons as
it rises from the ashes of destruction. This free action RPG set in an
immersive MMO world takes players from the besieged walls of the famed city
itself to subterranean passageways in search of forgotten secrets and lost
treasure. Epic stories, action combat and classic roleplaying await those
heroes courageous enough to enter the fantastic realm of Faerun and the ruined
city of Neverwinter.

For the chance to participate in Neverwinter's Beta Weekend 3, players may
register for free at

For guaranteed access to Beta Weekend 3 and a wide array of in-game perks and
items when Neverwinter launches, learn more about the Neverwinter Founder's
Pack program at

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:

Cryptic Studios, Inc. is a leading developer of online games committed to
delivering the next level of gameplay. Cryptic Studios, Inc. develops AAA
titles for PC and is rapidly diversifying its portfolio of games to expand
beyond the traditional MMORPG genre. In addition to its successfully launched
"Champions Online: Free for All"  and "Star Trek Online", Cryptic Studios,
Inc. is now developing "Dungeons & Dragons: Neverwinter"  and other
unannounced projects. Cryptic Studios, Inc., a subsidiary of Perfect World
Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ: PWRD), is located in Los Gatos, CA.

Dungeons & Dragons, Neverwinter, their respective logos, Forgotten Realms, and
all character names are trademarks of Wizards of the Coast LLC in the U.S.A.
and other countries. All rights reserved.

Christine Yeo
Perfect World Entertainment, Inc.
(650) 590-7732

Related Links:

Neverwinter Official Website

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SOURCE Perfect World Entertainment Inc.

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