[April 28, 2011, Hong Kong] NetDragon Websoft Inc. (“NetDragon”, Stock Code: 777), a leading online game developer and operator in China, announced a strategic cooperation opportunity with Japan’s leading mobile SNS and social game developer DeNA at the Global Mobile Internet Conference in Beijing. The cooperation involves sharing mobile game development resources and distribution platforms, NetDragon’s 91 and DeNA’s Mobage, to strengthen the leadership positions of each platform in respective home markets and beyond. DeNA will build a Mobage community for NetDragon’s 91Game platform which will encompass games developed by DeNA and other content providers. Meanwhile, NetDragon will use DeNA’s Ngcore engine to develop games which will be incorporated into Mobage, Japan’s leading mobile social networking platform.
DeNA Co., Ltd. is a globally renowned mobile internet enterprise, which owns Mobage Town, Japan’s largest mobile SNS website, as well as the world’s most successful mobile community gaming platform. Recently, DeNA actively expanded its markets worldwide, invested and acquired China’s largest mobile SNS community tx.com.cn and America’s largest smart phone mobile game developer Ngmoco. In addition, DeNA released a smartphone mobile community gaming platform under the same name of “Mobage” in 2011.