Giant Interactive Group Inc. Files 2008 Annual Report on Form 20-F

2009-06-22 20:11 639

SHANGHAI, June 22 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Giant Interactive Group Inc. (NYSE: GA) ("Giant or the "Company"), a leading Chinese online game developer and operator, today announced it filed its annual report on Form

20-F for the year ended December 31, 2008 with the Securities and Exchange Commission on June 19, 2009. The annual report can be accessed on the Company’s website at under the section titled, Investor Relations-SEC Filings. Giant will provide a hard copy of its annual report on Form 20-F containing complete audited financial statements for the three years ended December 31, 2008, free of charge, to its shareholders and ADS holders upon request. Requests should be directed to: Attention 2008 Annual Report, Giant Interactive Group Inc., 2F 3rd Building, 396 Guilin Road, Xuhui District, Shanghai, P.R.C. 200233.

About Giant

Giant Interactive Group Inc. (NYSE: GA) is a leading Chinese online game developer and operator in terms of revenues, focusing on massively multiplayer online role playing games. Giant’s first game, ZT Online, was voted the most popular online game in China in 2006 according to the International Data Corporation. The Company’s second game, Giant Online, entered into open beta testing on March 28, 2008. Giant has four additional online games that it intends to launch, including King of Kings III, Empire of Sports, ZT Online II and My Sweetie. Giant has built a nationwide distribution network to sell the prepaid game cards and game points required to play its games, which as of March 31, 2009 consisted of over 280 distributors, and reached over 116,500 retail outlets, including internet cafes, software stores, supermarkets, bookstores, newspaper stands, and convenience stores located throughout China. For more information, please visit Giant Interactive Group on the web at .

For more information, please contact:

Investor Contact:

Rich Chiang, IR Manager

Giant Interactive Group Inc.

Tel: +86-21-6451-1258

Investor Relations (HK):

Ruby Yim, Managing Director

Taylor Rafferty

Tel: +852-3196-3712

Investor Relations (US):

Mahmoud Siddig, Director

Taylor Rafferty

Tel: +1-212-889-4350

Media Contact:

Michael Henson, Director

Taylor Rafferty

Tel: +1-212-889-4350

Source: Giant Interactive Group Inc.
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