NetDragon Websoft Inc. , a leading online game developer and operator in China, announced that Open Beta Testing for the world’s first Disney-themed MMORPG, Disney Fantasy Online, created in collaboration with Disney Interactive Media Group, was launched on Dec. 11, 2009, Beijing time.
In this 2.5D turn-based game, players can relive classic Disney animated worlds, complete tasks adapted from Disney stories, and interact with many famous cartoon characters. The game should attract countless fans due to its fully 3D battle environment, diversified races and vocations, and inviting social communities.
Liu Dejian, Chairman and Executive Director of NetDragon, said: “Supported by NetDragon’s R&D capabilities and Disney’s charisma, Disney Fantasy Online should appeal to players enchanted by the Disney classics. In the future, NetDragon will be dedicated in integrating diversified entertainment resources and creating more and more appealing products. As a result, we expect to expand our reach to audiences new to online gaming, and finally expand the consumer group of our products overall.”
NetDragon Websoft Inc. is a leading innovator and creative force in China’s online gaming industry. Established in 1999, NetDragon has been operating and developing a broad range of MMORPGs since launching its first self-made title Monster & Me in 2002. In addition, NetDragon is China’s pioneer in overseas expansion, having directly operated its titles in overseas markets since 2004 in English, Spanish, Arabic and other foreign languages.
The Group’s game portfolio comprises a range of massively multiplayer online games that cater to various types of players and gaming preferences. Current offerings include the games Way of the Five, Eudemons Online, Conquer Online, Zero Online, and Heroes of Might & Magic Online, Disney Fantasy Online. The Group also has several games currently in development, including Tian Yuan, CJ7 Online, Dungeon Keeper Online and a new version of Ultima Online.