Unlock and Play as Steve Aoki in Speedy Ninja This October

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Wield a Microphone Sword and Throw Dim Mak Cakes as the World-Renowned EDM DJ and Producer in Mobile Game from NetEase

 

BRISBANE, Calif. – September 8, 2015 NetEase, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTES) today announced that the world-renowned, Grammy-nominated EDM DJ and producer Steve Aoki will be making an appearance in the mobile game Speedy Ninja as a playable character. Aoki’s character comes complete with weapons such as a microphone sword and Dim Mak cakes, and will be available starting October 2015. Players who unlock Aoki will be able to play him indefinitely. Continue reading Unlock and Play as Steve Aoki in Speedy Ninja This October

Ready, Set, Run! Speedy Ninja Launches on iOS and Android

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NetEase Debuts Its First Mobile Game Built for Western Gamers, A Competitive Endless Runner

BRISBANE, Calif. – August 27, 2015 – NetEase, Inc. (NTES) today announced the release of its first mobile game for the West, Speedy Ninja. Starting today, iOS and Android users can embark on the fastest, most perilous run of their lives through bamboo forests and the high skies run by mystical dragons. Download the game for free on the App Store: https://itunes.apple.com/ca/app/speedy-ninja/id997529786?mt=8, and Google Play: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.netease_na.nmd2&hl=en.

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Paintings Come to Life in Two New App Store-Exclusive Titles from NetEase Games

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Monetization-free Mobile Games Celebrate Artistic Talents of NetEase Development Team

BRISBANE, Calif. – August 25, 2015 – NetEase, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTES) today revealed two completely free to download games that do not offer any in-app purchases and feature the company’s traditional Chinese artistry, expanding on the company’s roster of mobile games published in the West. These App Store-exclusive 2D puzzle games, Lunar Flowers and The Beautiful Dream, are set for release later this year for fans to enjoy without any monetization. Continue reading Paintings Come to Life in Two New App Store-Exclusive Titles from NetEase Games

NetEase Reveals Pipeline of Mobile Games and Closed Beta Program

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New Games Enter Closed Beta Phase in the West Starting with Action RPG ‘Eternal Arena’

BRISBANE, Calif. – August 20, 2015 – NetEase, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTES) today revealed a pipeline of new mobile game titles heading into closed beta testing, expanding on the company’s lineup of games for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Android for potential release in western markets. Among those, action role-playing game Eternal Arena leads the schedule with a closed beta program starting this week, with the action role-playing game Tome of the Sun and strategy role-playing game March of Heroes opening pre-registration for its upcoming closed beta programs. To register for these programs, visit https://prereg.netease-na.com/ Continue reading NetEase Reveals Pipeline of Mobile Games and Closed Beta Program

Steve Aoki Headlines NetEase Concert to Celebrate Launch of Speedy Ninja

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Globally Recognized EDM Phenomenon to Perform for PAX Attendees at EMP in Seattle

BRISBANE, Calif. – August 18, 2015 – NetEase, Inc. (NTES) today announced a free concert during PAX Prime 2015 to celebrate the launch of its first mobile game in the West, Speedy Ninja. The concert is headlined by world-renowned EDM DJ Steve Aoki and is only open to attendees with a valid PAX pass. The concert takes place on Friday, August 28,  at the Showbox SoDo, 1700 1st Avenue South, Seattle. Doors open at 8 PM PDT. Continue reading Steve Aoki Headlines NetEase Concert to Celebrate Launch of Speedy Ninja

NetEase Launches New Success Fund for Mobile Game Developers

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China Tech Giant Provides Innovative Funding Option Offering Independent Developers Up To $500,000 Each 

SAN FRANCISCO – July 23, 2015 – NetEase, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTES) today announced the formation of the NetEase Success Fund, a new financing option for mobile game developers that offers an alternative to the traditional publishing model. The new funding initiative provides up to $500,000 for each independent developer accepted into the program to fund marketing and advertising needs for their mobile game. This program is designed to empower developers to retain the rights, creative control, and full ownership of their products. Continue reading NetEase Launches New Success Fund for Mobile Game Developers

NetEase Stock Reaches All-Time High

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Leading Chinese Game Publisher Shines at E3

REDWOOD SHORES, Calif. – June 19, 2015 – NetEase (NASDAQ: NTES) hit an all-time high in its stock price on Wednesday, June 17, during one of the gaming industry’s top conferences, the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3). With its focus on online game research and development, NetEase Games dominated the #1 spot on the Chinese App Store. The company was also recognized as the fifth largest mobile game publisher in the global App Store by revenue as of April 2015, according to App Annie.

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NetEase Mobile Game, Fantasy Westward Journey, Reaches #4 in App Annie’s Worldwide Rankings

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Scorching rise of Asian giant’s MMORPG on an international platform

REDWOOD SHORES, Calif. – June 9, 2015 – NetEase, Inc. (NTES), a leading online gaming and Internet technology company in China, today announced that its self-developed mobile game, Fantasy Westward Journey, is the 4th highest-grossing mobile game in the world, according to App Annie. Fantasy Westward Journey’s success is the result of NetEase leveraging its strong domestic franchises to compete spectacularly on a global level. Continue reading NetEase Mobile Game, Fantasy Westward Journey, Reaches #4 in App Annie’s Worldwide Rankings