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 cold and strict wine critic Lu Wei Xun (Gong Jun) has an amazing sense of taste. After an accidental kiss with the warm and easy-going He Bu Zui (Song Yi Ren) who has impaired taste buds since she was a child, their taste buds are exchanged.
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.