Battle of the Immortals Open Beta Begins
The open beta for Battle of the Immortals officially launches today, May 4, 2010. In fact, if you’re reading this news piece it means the open beta has officially started. The closed beta is over and there are no more wipes! All characters created in open beta will NOT be wiped for final commercial release. Countless bugs and new features have been added since the start of closed beta over a month or so ago.
The Official Press Release:
May 4, 2010 – Redwood City, Calif. – Perfect World Entertainment Inc., a wholly owned US subsidiary of Perfect World Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ: PWRD), today announced that Battle of the Immortals is now in open beta thanks to the thousands of players that participated in the closed beta. As part of the closed beta, Perfect World Entertainment rewarded players’ survey feedback and took forum threads, in-game chatter and blog comments into consideration.
Players can look forward to WASD movement, tab targeting, key binding, streamlined interface and improved access to the highly-coveted Soul Gear equipment as a result of their closed beta participation and survey feedback.
“Demand for Battle of the Immortals has been tremendous and to help launch the open beta, we are unveiling a new server, Aquarius. This is following the flood of players that made the closed beta such a success and subsequently resulted in us opening additional servers within 20 minutes of launch,” said Jonathan Belliss, Product Manager for Battle of the Immortals. “Our Shanghai development studio and I would like to thank our players for helping to shape Battle of the Immortals into their own game. We’ve had great success and understand that our games are only as great as our players.”
The new MMORPG from Perfect World Entertainment, Battle of the Immortals is an action RPG MMO that combines eastern and western cultures ranging from Norse Mythology to the Qin Dynasty. Heavily online PvP focused, players will explore tombs and dungeons for the highly-coveted Soul Gear equipment.
For more information on Battle of the Immortals, please visit the official website at http://BOI.PerfectWorld.com
About Perfect World Entertainment
Perfect World Entertainment, a subsidiary of Perfect World Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ: PWRD), publishes free-to-play online games and provides online services in North America. The Company primarily publishes online games based on the Perfect World proprietary game engines and game development platforms. The Company’s releases include “Ether Saga Online,” “Jade Dynasty” 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 is also working on numerous other MMORPGs including Forsaken World, Kung Foo! and Heroes of Three Kingdoms
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