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Shanda Games Licenses Chain Chronicle from SEGA Networks

           Shanda Games Licenses Chain Chronicle from SEGA Networks

PR Newswire

HONG KONG, December 3, 2013

HONG KONG, December 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Shanda Games Limited (NASDAQ:
GAME, "Shanda Games"), a leading online game developer, operator and publisher
in China, today announced that it has entered into an agreement with SEGA
Networks, a leading Japanese mobile game publisher and developer, for the
operating rights of its new mobile role-playing card game Chain Chronicle in
Mainland China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macau and South Korea. Chain Chronicle will
be made available for both iOS and Android-based phones.

Chain Chronicle was released in July 2013 for Android-based phones and August
2013 for iOS-based phones in Japan. The mobile game immediately ranked among
the Top Ten Grossing Apps in both Google Play's Japan App Store and in Apple's
Japan App Store. The mobile game stayed among the Top Ten Grossing Action
Games Apps in Apple's Japan App store and Top Ten Grossing Arcade and Action
Games Apps in Google Play's Japan App Store for over three months after its
launch, according to mobile analytics website App Annie.

Separately, the Company was again nationally recognized during the 2013 Golden
Plume Awards Ceremony. Shanda Games received a total of eight industry awards,
with several of its most prominent games including Million Arthur, Final
Fantasy 14 and Dungeon Striker being recognized. Million Arthur received
awards for 'Best Foreign Mobile Game' and 'Player's Favorite Mobile Game,'
Final Fantasy 14 received an award for 'Best Overseas Online Game' while
Dungeon Striker received the 'Most Anticipated Online Game' award.

"I am very excited to build upon the success we have seen in our mobile game
segment with the licensing of Chain Chronicle, another powerful addition to
our growing mobile game portfolio," said Mr. Xiangdong Zhang, Chief Executive
Officer of Shanda Games. "The licensing of Chain Chronicle is another example
of our commitment to securing the highest quality mobile games for our
platform. Its addition to our already solid pipeline is certain to add to the
growth momentum we picked up with Million Arthur which was one of the most
successful mobile games launched in China this year. The receipt of multiple
awards reaffirms Million Arthur's popularity establishing it as one of the
highest-quality mobile games available in the market today. This recognition
along with the eager anticipation of our MMO games Final Fantasy 14 and
Dungeon Striker and the licensing of Chain Chronicle illustrates our leading
position in this rapidly growing industry. We will continue to add new content
into our game portfolio going forward."

Safe Harbor Statement

This announcement contains forward-looking statements. These statements are
made under the "safe harbor" provisions of the U.S. Private Securities
Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Statements in this announcement that are not
historical facts, including but not limited to statements regarding the future
benefits brought by the new game launches and popularity of existing games
represent only the Company's current expectations, assumptions, estimates and
projections and are forward-looking statements. These forward-looking
statements involve various risks and uncertainties.Important risks and
uncertainties that could cause the Company's actual results to be materially
different from expectations include but are not limited to the possibility
that the Company would not realize the expected benefits from the new game
launches and popularity of existing games and the risks set forth in the
Company's filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, including
the Company's annual report on Form 20-F. The Company does not undertake any
obligation to update any forward-looking statement, except as required under
applicable law.

About Shanda Games

Shanda Games Limited (NASDAQ: GAME) is a leading online game developer,
operator and publisher in China.Shanda Games offers a diversified game
portfolio, which includes some of the most popular massively multiplayer
online (MMO) games and mobile games in China and in overseas markets,
targeting a large and diverse community of users.Shanda Games manages and
operates online games that are developed in-house, co-developed with
world-leading game developers, acquired through investments or licensed from
third parties.For more information about Shanda Games, please visit
http://www.ShandaGames.com.

About SEGA Networks

SEGA Networks was established in July 2012 as an affiliate company of SEGA
Corporation, a global entertainment company with the goal of offering
global-quality, user-oriented F2P (free-to-play) experiences.SEGA Networks
provides digital content under the SEGA brand for smart devices such as smart
phones and tablets.Since opening its doors in October 2010, SEGA Networks has
continued to persue its goal of delivering new experiences and excitement to
all users with a wide variety of titles including original IP as well as
existing SEGA properties. For more information, please visit
http://sega-net.com.

Contact

Shanda Games Limited:
Ellen Chiu, Investor Relations Director
Maggie Zhou, Investor Relations Associate Director
Phone: +86-21-5050-4740 (Shanghai)
Email: IR@ShandaGames.com 

Christensen:
Christian Arnell
Phone: +86-10-5826-4939 (China)
Email: carnell@ChristensenIR.com 

Linda Bergkamp
Phone: +1-480-614-3004 (U.S.A.)
Email: lbergkamp@ChristensenIR.com

SOURCE Shanda Games Limited

Website: http://www.ShandaGames.com
Website: http://sega-net.com
 
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