Comic-based SaintSeiya Online Open Beta to Launch on May 16
Perfect World Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ: PWRD) announced it will launch open beta testing for Saint Seiya Online, a 3D comic-based MMORPG adapted from the globally famous comic series "Saint Seiya," on May 16, 2013.
In developing this classic comic-based online game that presents a variety of classic elements from the original comic, Perfect World integrates its years of online game R&D experience with the high-quality resources provided by Sega and Shueisha. Running on Perfect World's proprietary game engine, the exquisite graphics and elaborate game design enable players to experience the stirring combat scenes and magnificent world of the comic. In addition, "Saint Seiya Online" is deliberately developed and dedicated to providing players with a smooth and enjoyable gaming experience.
Mr. Robert Xiao, Chief Executive Officer of Perfect World commented, "For many players from the post-1980's generation, 'Saint Seiya Online' has a special significance. We hope to bring players a game that resonates with them through storylines they are familiar with. As one of our major titles in 2013, Saint Seiya Online vividly reproduces the original comic with optimized details and gameplay. We look forward to bringing more excitement and new gaming experiences to players worldwide."
Official Website: http://seiya.wanmei.com/