Lin Luo Jing (Zheng Qiu Hong) accidentally gets drawn into a game world where she is the daughter of the prime minister and meets all kind of beautiful men. The system informs her that she can only return to the real world after she finds her true love. While there seems to be an abundance of good men around Luo Jing, there is one man she can’t stand at all: the prince of the barbarian Yuan Kingdom Zhong Wu Mei (Gong Jun). But out of all men, she ends up in an arranged marriage with Wu Mei. Thus begins their love-hate relationship.
The Player is made after the online game “Fantasy Westward Journey which is inspired by the classic novel “Journey to the West”. The drama tells the story of a group of online game experts. Because of a bug, they get drawn into the game.
Su Cheng (Song Yi) loses her job as an assistant when the actress she is responsible for gets fired, though she gets a second chance when she is successful in a talent search show. She slowly works her way up the ladder, and eventually becomes one of the most sought-after young actresses in the entertainment industry. She gets into a love triangle with CEO Duan Cheng Xuan (Push Puttichai) and renowned stylist Ye Chen (Zhao Jian) and finds herself an enemy in top star Yan Chufei (Yan Xi). Costars include Han Xue as a power agent and Duan Cheng Xuan’s sister, Zhong Dan Ni as Su Cheng’s frenemy and Orlando Bloom as Su Cheng’s fairy godfather.