NetEase, Incorporated recently unleashed their third game for Western Audiences, known as The Beautiful Dream. This title is a puzzle game that is inspired by Chinese art, and is currently in a limited time promotion during which it is completely free to download with no in-app purchases or advertisements. Once this promotion ends, the game will be priced at $0.99.
Weixiong Chen, NetEase’s Director of Mobile Games Department in Hangzhou, China, stated, “The Beautiful Dream is the second in a series of games born out of our intern program at NetEase Games, the first being Lunar Flowers. The program gives our company the freedom to experiment with various genres and showcase a diverse array of artistic creativity.”
Check out the official trailer below, as well as a quick description of the game as presented on the official press release:
The Beautiful Dream is based on the classic Chinese love story, The Peony Pavilion, which brings players across the bounds of life and death to reunite a hero with his lost love. The game features NetEase’s creative prowess with each intricate puzzle inspired by the colors and shapes of traditional Chinese art. Players will also enjoy various mini-games finished off with intuitive touch controls.