Perfect World Entertainment
, the China-based publisher behind games like Perfect World International
, Star Trek Online
, and Champions Online
, ended the last financial quarter in a strong place. Citing the Chinese release of Swordsman Online
and Saint Seiya Online
as driving factors, Perfect World claimed $136.2 million in revenue and $19.8 million in net profit -- up from last year's marks of $114.2 million and $14.2 million respectively.
Perfect World also expressed its hope for even better quarters to come thanks to big launches in the pipeline. It is currently localizing Neverwinter
for a Chinese release and will be overseeing Valve's Dota 2
as it makes its way into Chinese markets.