China.com Inc., an 81%-owned subsidiary of CDC Corporation (CHINA) announced that the company's 48%-owned online gaming subsidiary, Beijing 17game Network Technology Company, has achieved over 9 million registered accounts to its game, Yulgang.
The game's commercial launch came on July 15, 2005. Yulgang is a massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) with 2.5D graphics and cartoon-style characters developed by MGame in Korea.
The remaining 52% of 17game is owned by 17game's founders and employees and the cCompany has a right to buy these remaining shares of 17game that it does not otherwise own.
Since the game was launched commercially in mid July, it has reached its highest level of concurrent users during peak usage periods of over 215,000.