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LifeAfter: Sea of Zombie Launches on August 12!

Zombie x Sea, an Innovative Doomsday Survival Experience Beyond Imagination!
[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Game Developer and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource Games Press]

GUANGZHOU, CHINA, August 4th, 2022 -The popular Open World Doomsday Survival Game LifeAfter, developed and operated by NetEase Games, is welcoming its annual expansion update "Sea of Zombie" on August 12. The expansion would be an innovative combination of zombie and sea, and a major breakthrough in the imagination for doomsday survival.


The infection of the doomsday world is getting worse. In order to find a new way out, Survivors set sail and explore the five mysterious mutated seas of distinctive features, and soak in the unique marine wonders of the doomsday world. The fully updated physics engine is there to render the ultrarealistic water surface effects. Now the warm-up events both inside and outside the game are kicking off. Come to preregister for the new version, team up with friends to explore the doomsday sea, and win rich bonus!


Expanded Doomsday World with Five Seas to Explore

LifeAfter: Sea of Zombie innovatively combines “zombie” and “sea”, two staple elements of survival games, and challenges players’ conception for the doomsday survival genre. In the upcoming version, the frontiers of the doomsday world expand again. To find a new way out, Survivors take to the sea and search for the “Pureland” alleged by Scientia, kicking off a new age of sea survival. Yet, influenced by the infection, the doomsday seas are full of danger. The five idiosyncratic seas are unfolding before Survivors:

[Crystalthorn Sea]

Crystalthorn Sea is covered with infected crystals. The icy blue crystals are as pretty as gems, yet they harbor great dangers.

[Labyrinth Sea]

Labyrinth Sea is shrouded in fog all year round. Compasses don’t work here. Those dare to enter without proper preparation are doomed to be lost forever.

[Rainbow Sea]

Rainbow Sea is covered by fluorescent seaweed, which has a certain curative effect on crystal infection, attracting a lot of Infected to the place.

[Eroded Reef Sea]

Eroded Reef Sea is an area that has mature crystals that explode and flames all over. Extended stay will exact great toll on human body and causes hallucinations.

[Whirlpool Sea]

Whirlpool Sea is swirling with whirlpools. If caught in them, what waiting inside may be death, or some unknown encounter…

The Five Seas


Updated physics engine for ultrarealistic water effects

To present the best visual effects and provide quality exploration experience to players, the development team has upgraded the engine to bring the best graphics and ultrarealistic water surface effects without further burdening player device.


Thunderstorms, aurora, rainbows, tornados, whales, shoals, underwater relics... Unpredictable marine weather and mysterious and gorgeous underwater world are all there waiting for Survivors to log in and experience.

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Warm-up kicking off with rich bonus!

As precursors to the new version scheduled to launch on August 12, warm-up events are kicking off both inside and outside the game. Rare in-game materials, limited title, iPad mini… tons of bonus are waiting for you!


[Preregister to get a shot at winning iPad mini]

LifeAfter: Sea of Zombie version now is available for preregistration! As the number of preregistration increases, server-wide rewards will be unlocked. In addition to in-game items like Formula Shards and Skill Points, when the preregistration hits 150,000, iPad mini (256G) x1 and RedMagic 6s Pro x2 will be rewarded to 3 randomly-selected lucky Survivors who have successfully registered. Come and preregister now!



[Explore the mysterious Myth of Mermaid in the new quest]

On August 6, new quests will be activated, engaging Survivors to investigate the Myth of Mermaid rumored among the sailors. Songs of mermaids are enchanting, yet behind the beautiful appearance harbors unexpected danger...? Completing the quests in any four days from August 6 to August 11, and you’ll be rewarded with a special pointer, which would bring extra rewards on August 12.



On August 12, LifeAfter: Sea of Zombie will be launched. The doomsday sea adventure is about to start, waiting for Survivors to experience it online. In the mutated seas of zombies, survive, together!



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About LifeAfter

LifeAfter is an open-world doomsday survival game developed by NetEase Games (both iOS and Android version). Players are facing scarce resources, harsh weather, and dangerous wild lives, and from scratch collect resources, build houses, make tools and weapons, and fight alongside with teammates to make and defend a home in a post-apocalyptic world. By virtue of its vivid rendition of a doomsday world and survival struggles, the game now has 200 million registered players worldwide since its launch in 2018. It was dubbed the Most Competitive Game of 2019 by Google Play.


About NetEase Games

NetEase Games is the online games division of NetEase, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTES and HKEX: 9999), developing and operating some of the most popular mobile and PC games in markets including China and Japan. As one of the world's largest incubators of quality online game content, NetEase Games is dedicated to supporting the growth of innovative studios around the globe and growing an international presence along the way. To complement its self-developed games and world-class R&D capabilities, NetEase Games also partners with other industry leaders including Blizzard Entertainment, Mojang AB (a Microsoft subsidiary) and other global game developers to operate some of the most popular international online games in China. For more information, please visit


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