July 1 .news. The9 Company announced it will not attend this year’s ChinaJoy in today. From the First ChinaJoy in 2004, The9 always appeared on ChinaJoy as a most representative and most influential online gaming companies in China. The9’s decision to abandon ChinaJoy surprised all of us.
The original site of The9 will be replaced by Red5 .Red5 is coming from California and Red5 will bring their new work FireFall to this year’s ChinaJoy.
This is the first time that Red5 attend Chinese game show. Mark Kern, the CCO of Red5 will also attend CGDC that is holding during the ChinaJoy.Mark Kern will make a speech to share his game design concepts and experience.
Although the most of the shares of Red5 was acquired by The9 ，the Red5 said the agent of FireFall might not be The9. According to Red5，the FireFall attend ChinaJoy independently and it will not represent The9 .