Chinese online game developer NetDragon Websoft has announced a new licensing agreement with Electronic Arts (ERTS) to develop a 3D massively multi-player online role playing game based on Electronic Arts' Dungeon Keeper line of games.
NetDragon will develop the game and obtains the exclusive license to operate and distribute Dungeon Keeper Online throughout the Greater China region, including Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macau. Dungeon Keeper is a PC strategy game released by EA in July 1997.
Jon Niermann, president of EA Asia Pacific stated, "The partnership marks a significant milestone for EA as it will enhance our intellectual property and extend our product reach throughout the Greater China region. It will also further enhance our intellectual property with differentiated, high-quality games, particularly in the field of MMORPGs."
NetDragon Websoft's game portfolio comprises of a range of MMORPGs that cater to various types of players and gaming preferences. Its current offerings include the games Eudemons Online, Conquer Online, Zero Online, Tou Ming Zhuang Online, Heroes of Might and Magic Online, Era of Faith, and Monster & Me. Some of the games are also available in foreign languages, including English, French and Spanish.