Perfect World

6 03, 2014

Niko News Roundup: Strategic Partnerships Increasing in China

2014-03-06T15:15:15-08:00March 6th, 2014|Categories: China, Kong Zhong, Mobile Game Industry, Perfect World, Southeast Asia|

Chinese Games vs. Japanese Games Yi Ren, CEO of DeNA China, was interviewed by Gamelook and talked about his understanding in different features between Chinese and Japanese mobile game market. Mr. Ren said that Japanese mobile games are known for the low quantity, high quality and long life cycle. Japanese gamers grew up with console game [...]

7 02, 2014

Niko News Roundup: Perfect World Acquires Gamersky & 3DM

2014-02-09T13:42:24-08:00February 7th, 2014|Categories: China, Mobile Game Industry, Perfect World, Tencent|

Tencent vs. Alibaba in the New Year Tencent and Alibaba extend their rivalry in the revelry of the Chinese New Year celebrations. Messages sent via Tencent's WeChat have replaced those sent via traditional text, and Tencent promoted sending virtual "Hong bao" (red envelopes with electronic delivery of real money) to friends and family rather than deliver [...]

7 01, 2014

Perfect World Forms Console Division

2014-01-08T04:30:41-08:00January 7th, 2014|Categories: China, Consoles, Perfect World|

Perfect World formed a new company division to bring current and future games to consoles. While Perfect World was addressing foreign markets in this announcement, this on top of yesterday’s State Council decision to lift the console ban in China shows that the online game operators are ready to enter the console market too.

20 11, 2013

DOTA 2 Gaining Traction in China

2013-11-27T17:43:35-08:00November 20th, 2013|Categories: China, Perfect World|

The week of November 10th, we issued a proprietary mini-survey on the usage of Dota 2 in China. Dota 2, the standalone sequel to Valve's Defense of the Ancients (Dota) that was based on a Warcraft 3 mod, licensed to and operated in mainland China by Perfect World, has been highly anticipated in China. However, as [...]

17 09, 2013

DOTA 2’s Closed Beta

2013-09-22T07:06:07-07:00September 17th, 2013|Categories: China, Perfect World|

A highly anticipated closed beta launch of Valve's DOTA 2 will take place in China this month. The game is operated by Perfect World in China, and is already very popular throughout Asia.