Perfect World Entertainment, Inc, a wholly owned US subsidiary of Perfect World Co., Ltd., today announced that it will be distributing Runic Games’ upcoming single-player version of its action-RPG, Torchlight for PC. Preorders will be available on the Perfect World Entertainment portal at http://torchlight.perfectworld.com/.
Along with being one of the first to download the game for US$19.99 on October 27, preorders will be entered to win limited edition Torchlight posters signed by Runic Games’ CEO, Max Schaefer and co-founder, Erich Schaefer. The Schaefer brothers are best known for co-founding Blizzard North and for their work on bringing Diablo and Diablo II to life.
“Runic Games has always been about delivering quality action-RPG entertainment to gamers and by offering Torchlight preorders, gamers can look forward to being one of the first to enjoy the game,” said Max Schaefer, CEO of Runic Games. “For less than a pair of movie tickets, Torchlight offers nearly limitless replayability, as well as our full development tool suite”
“Torchlight is a phenomenal game coming from the industry’s top talent and we are very pleased to be able to offer preorders to players on our portal,” said Dr. Alan Chen, CEO of Perfect World Entertainment. “For us, Torchlight bridges the gap between Eastern and Western players and we look forward to working closely with Runic Games on the upcoming, free-to-play MMO version of Torchlight.”