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Perfect World Beijing | Official Site
MMORPG | Setting:Fantasy | Status:Final  (rel 09/02/08)  | Pub:Perfect World Entertainment
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A First Look at PWI

Posted by Jon Wood on Sep 12, 2008  | Comments

A First Look at PWI - Perfect World International - MMORPG.com

MMORPG.com Perfect World International Correspondent Robert Sollazzo takes a first look at the beta for the upcoming free 2 play MMORPG Perfect World International.

Perfect World... Now where have I heard that name before?

There's a simple answer to that; an answer that doesn't involve questioning your sanity or using advanced psychotherapy to recover memories best left forgotten. Originally launching in China three years ago, Perfect World transitioned from a subscription based platform to free play, garnering enough interest to warrant a United States launch as Perfect World International. Servers for this new offering went live in closed beta August 19th, and we here at MMORPG.com couldn't help but to wonder what changes had been made for the international release.

As it turns out, not that many.

Like its Chinese and Malaysian cousin, Perfect World: International appears to be a game of give and take, excelling in some areas while falling critically short in others. While such oversights would be clearly unacceptable under a subscription based model, free to play changes everything.

Read the article here.

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