The9 Limited (The9) is a holding company, which is engaged in developing and operating online games and related services. The Company offers online games, including massively multiplayer online role playing games (MMORPGs), massively multiplayer online first-person shooter games (MMOFPSs), Web games, social games, mobile games and television games. The Company's other products and services include training, advertisement and short message services. The Company owns or has exclusive licenses to operate various MMORPGs, MMOFPSs, Web games and social games and other games in China and other countries, which include Q Jiang San Guo, a social game; Planetside 2 and Firefall, three dimension (3D) MMOFPS, and TianTianWanDiaoChan and Dao Feng, mobile games. The Company's online games are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The9's subsidiaries include GameNow.net (Hong Kong) Limited, 9Dream Limited, Asian Way Development Limited and The9 Development Center Limited, among others.