Perfect World Entertainment Inc. today announced the Closed Beta program for its newest MMORPG, Ether Saga Online will begin on February 10, 2009.
Beginning today, gamers are invited to visit: eso.perfectworld.com, for a chance to receive beta keys that will provide early access to the Ether Saga Online game world prior to its official launch this spring.
Based on the Chinese literary classic, Journey to the West, Ether Saga Online combines lavish graphics with a youthful anime style and features a variety of unique features and systems for a truly one of a kind experience. Unlike other MMORPG games that charge subscription fees, Ether Saga Online will be free-to-play. Once inside the game world, players can earn and spend money to upgrade a large variety of items in real-time to enhance and personalize their game play experience.
“We are excited to provide gamers with early access to Ether Saga Online as we’re confident they’ll find its robust feature set, expansive game play world, and free-to-play model offers a greater level of player immersion and overall customization than traditional MMORPG games,” said Dr. Alan Chen, CEO of Perfect World Entertainment Inc.