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The9 Limited to Report Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2004 Financial Results

The9 Limited to Report Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2004 Financial Results

SHANGHAI, China, Feb 7 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The9 Limited , a leading online game operator and developer in China, announced today that it would host a conference call and webcast on Wednesday, February 23, 2005 at 8:00 PM, US Eastern Time / Thursday, February 24, 2005 at 9:00 AM Beijing Time, to discuss The9's financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year 2004, which would be released shortly after the close of the market on the same day. The press release will also be posted on The9's Investor Relations section of its web site located at http://www.the9.com/ .

Conference call details:

Investors, analysts and other interested parties will be able to access the live conference by calling +1-617-786-2903, password "81178862." In the US, members of the financial community may also participate in the call by dialing toll-free +1-800-299-9086, password "81178862". A replay of the call will be available through March, 3, 2005. The dial-in details for the replay: U.S Toll Free Number +1-888-286-8010, International dial-in number +1-617-801- 6888; Password "91228870."

Webcast details:

The9 Limited will also provide a live webcast of the earnings call. Participants in the webcast should log onto the company's web site ( http://www.the9.com/ ) 15 minutes prior to the call, then click on the icon for "Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2004 Financial Results Call" and follow the instructions.

About The9 Limited

The9 Limited is a leading online game operator and developer in China. Currently, The9's business is primarily focused on operating and developing MMORPGs which would allow thousands of players to concurrently log on to network servers to "role-play" characters in a virtual word.

The9 operates MU in China through 9Webzen Limited, a joint venture in which The9 owns 51%. MU is a 3D MMORPG licensed from Webzen Inc., a Korean online game developer and operator. The9 has also obtained exclusive licenses to operate additional MMORPGs in China, including "World of Warcraft" ("WoW") licensed from Vivendi Universal Games, "Mystina Online" licensed from an online game operator in China and "Granado Espada" licensed from Hanbitsoft, Inc., a Korean online game developer. In addition, The9 has developed its first proprietary MMORPG entitled "Joyful Journey West" ("JJW"). The9 expects to commercially launch Mystina Online, WoW and JJW in 2005. Since it commenced operations in 1999, The9 has experienced substantial growth and become one of the largest online game operators in China.

For more information, please contact Ms. Hannah Lee The9 Limited Tel: +86-21-3217-4567 x9990 Email: [email protected] Alexander Fudukidis Breakstone & Ruth International Tel: +1-646-536-7012 Email: [email protected]

The9 Limited

CONTACT: Ms. Hannah Lee, The9 Limited, +86-21-3217-4567 x9990, or
[email protected] , Alexander Fudukidis, Breakstone & Ruth International,
+1-646-536-7012, or [email protected]

Web site: http://the9.com/

More Stories By Christoph Menken

Christoph Menken is a senior developer and consultant on Power People (www.powerpeople.de) and a frequent speaker at the PowerBuilder User Group Germany (www.pbugg.de). He has been using PowerBuilder since version 5.0 and PocketBuilder since version 1.5.

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