Perfect World Entertainment, a leading publisher of free to play massively multiplayer online role playing games, and the publisher of cult hit classics like Blacklight Retribution and Torchlight, has announced today its plans to expand into console development, targeting both current and next gen consoles, as well as any future hardware to hit the market.
“Perfect World Entertainment has long been the leader in free-to-play PC titles,” said Perfect World Entertainment CEO, Alan Chen. “Bringing our titles to consoles is a natural progression for us, and we can’t wait to set a new standard for console MMORPGs and other genres.”
“We are looking at this medium to better connect with gamers,” said General Manager of Publishing, Andrew Brown. “The opportunity to work on new types of projects with developers from all over the world is really exciting for us as a company. We are confident in our outlook entering into this new business, and you can expect Perfect World to be a major player in the console marketplace.”
Perfect World’s console MMORPGs will be announced next year.