An ambitious and ruthless businessman, Zhang Li hailed from humble beginnings in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China, turning his father's simple import-export business into the empire-sized dataDyne of today. On the outside he portrays himself as a simple and wise leader, but his true motives are always kept close to heart. Generally using any methods to attain his goals, dataDyne's values and lack of ethics easily reveal Zhang Li's true nature.
Perfect Dark Zero
Zhang Li makes his first appearance in Mission 4, observing Mai Hem battling an opponent on his custom DeathMatch VR set. He is shown to take great pleasure in seeing Mai Hem defeat her opponents, and notices Joanna when she finds out that his custom version kills the loser. Mistaking her for a professional player, he pits Joanna against Mai Hem. Shortly before Mai Hem is killed, Zhang Li disconnects the rig, saving Mai Hem's life. While he orders for a medical team, Joanna slips away unnoticed.Zhaing Li isn't seen again until Chandra presents him with the Graal. He uses the Graal and transforms himself 'into a god'. When Chandra asks for her payment due, he states that he needs one more thing from her: her life. After he kills Chandra, Joanna approaches him and tells him that she's there to stop him. Unwilling to go peacefully, Zhang Li uses his newly acquired powers to bring the Coliseum - and the two of them - to the skies. After Joanna defeats him, he begs for his life, wanting to be worshiped for the god he believed he was. He succumbs to his wounds and dies in an explosion of light and energy.