PacificNet Inc. (Pink Sheets: PACT), a leading provider of e-commerce and gaming technology in China, has announced that it will exhibit at the 10th China Hi-Tech Fair on October 12-17 and showcase its new mobile Mahjong game, mobile MMORPG game and mobile casual games at Booth 7-B05. PacificNet will host a reception to welcome all the VIP guests, business partners, shareholders to meet PacificNet’s mobile gaming team at Booth 7-B05 at the fair and at the PacificNet Shenzhen Office which is adjacent to the Shenzhen Convention and Exhibition Center.
The China High-Tech Fair is the leading technology and investment tradeshow in China and is hosted by the Ministry of Commerce, Ministry of Science and Technology, Ministry of Information Industry, Chinese Academy of Sciences and the Shenzhen Municipal Government.
PacificNet’s newly-launched mobile games include mobile casual games, play-for-fun and play-for-points games, Java games, WAP games etc. “Mahjong Mobile Pact” is a java-based mobile game designed to help players better understand the rules of the game and to allow them to practice their Mahjong skills anywhere on a Java-enabled mobile phone which can perform in a stand-alone mode or in a real-time online mode. PacificNet has entered into partnership with China Mobile and other partners and will work closely with them to promote the games via the internet and mobile internet portals.
Being the designated telecom and mobile provider for the Mahjong competition with the largest purse in the world, PacificNet is trying to push this game in every possible way in an attempt to attract players of all skill levels. With an estimated 100 million Mahjong players worldwide, Mahjong is considered to be the national pastime game of China and is the most widely played game in the world, especially in China, Taiwan, Japan, Korea, and most Asian countries.
Victor Tong, President and CEO of PacificNet, commented: “We are honored to be invited to present at this leading technology event in China for consecutive years. We are currently focused on rolling out new gaming products in Asia and very excited about this large market potential and strong demand for our gaming products in this high growth market.” “With over 608 million mobile phone users, China has already become the largest mobile population in the world. Moreover, the number of mobile users is still growing rapidly and has far exceeded the number of PC based internet users. We see strong growth for WAP, JAVA and BREW. We are confident in our prospects for our products in 2008 and beyond.”
Han Zhixin, General Manager of Wanrong, said: “We are delighted to present at the tradeshow, we will also be displaying our mobile games at this event and I cordially invite everyone to stop by to see our newest products. I think all will like what they see.”
The China Hi-Tech Fair organized annually in Shenzhen, is one of the largest technology, innovation and investment tradeshows in China. It is sponsored by China’s State Council, Ministry of Commerce, Ministry of Information Industry, and the Shenzhen Municipal Government.