Battle Madness and the Rage of Demons Alongside Drizzt Do’Urden
Today, Perfect World Entertainment Inc., a leading publisher of free-to-play MMORPGs, and Cryptic Studios announced Neverwinter: Underdark – the eighth expansion of the action MMORPG set in the Dungeons & Dragons’ Forgotten Realms universe from Wizards of the Coast – is coming to Xbox One on February 9, 2016. Engage in battle with demonic forces throughout the Sword Coast and fight alongside Drizzt Do’Urden, as he battles the dreaded Demogorgon in a 10-player encounter.
In Neverwinter: Underdark, players will descend into the Rage of Demons storyline from Wizards of the Coast including an epic, 10-player battle against the two-headed Prince of Demons, Demogorgon with classic Dungeons & Dragons characters including Drizzt Do’Urden, Regis and BruenorBattlehammer. This update for the free-to-play MMORPG includes all-new content such as the new hub zone of Mantol-Derith, two end-game skirmishesand “The Dwarven King,” a quest line written by New York Times Best-Selling Author, R.A. Salvatore,whose latest novel Archmage kicks off the Rage of Demons story.
Neverwinter is a free-to-play action MMORPG that features fast-paced combat and epic dungeons. Players explore the vast city of Neverwinter and its surrounding countryside, learning the vivid history of the iconic city in the Forgotten Realms and battling its many enemies. Neverwinter is currently available on PC and digitally for Xbox One, available free-to-play with Gold* from the Xbox Games Store.
*On Xbox, Xbox Live Gold membership (sold separately) required.
PERFECT WORLD ENTERTAINMENT INC.
Perfect World is a leading online games publisher specializing in immersive free-to-play MMORPGs. Founded in 2008, Perfect World Entertainment has published a number of popular titles, including Dungeons & Dragons Neverwinter, Star Trek Online, Blacklight Retribution, Forsaken World and Perfect World International. The company works closely with its development teams and partners such as Cryptic Studios, developer of the highly acclaimed MMORPG Dungeons & DragonsNeverwinter, and Runic Games, developer of the hit Torchlight series, to provide unparalleled quality of service and game experiences to its players. A subsidiary of Perfect World Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ: PWRD), Perfect World Entertainment is headquartered in Silicon Valley, California and has its European Headquarters in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. For more information, please visit:www.perfectworld.com .
CRYPTIC STUDIOS, INC.
Cryptic Studios, Inc. is a leading developer of online games committed to delivering the next level of gameplay. Cryptic Studios, Inc. develops AAA titles for PC and is rapidly diversifying its portfolio of games to expand beyond the traditional MMORPG genre. Its successfully launched titles include Champions Online: Free for All, Star Trek Online and Dungeons & Dragons: Neverwinter. Cryptic Studios, Inc., a subsidiary of Perfect World Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ: PWRD), is located in Los Gatos, CA.
WIZARDS OF THE COAST
Wizards of the Coast LLC, a subsidiary of Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAS), is the leader in entertaining the lifestyle gamer. Wizards’ players and fans are members of a global community bound together by their love of both digital gaming and in-person play. The company brings to market a range of gaming experiences under powerful brand names such as Magic: The Gathering and Dungeons & Dragons. Wizards is also a publisher of fantasy series fiction with numerous New York Timesbest-sellers. For more information about our world renowned brands, visit the Wizards of the Coast Web site at www.wizards.com.