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Neverwinter

Platform(s): PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
Genre: Online Multiplayer
Publisher: Perfect World
Developer: Cryptic Studios
Release Date: June 20, 2013

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'Neverwinter' (ALL) Undermountain Expansion Announced - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Feb. 19, 2019 @ 9:03 a.m. PST

In Neverwinter, players choose to become one of five classic D&D classes and team up with friends or NPCs to form five-person co-op groups. Players also create their own storylines and quests utilizing a user-friendly content generation system.

Players explore the vast city of Neverwinter and its surrounding countryside, learning the vivid history of the iconic city and battling its many enemies. In Neverwinter, players can create their own quests and campaigns with the Foundry, a powerful content creation tool that allows players to seamlessly integrate their adventures in to the live game world.

They might not be the most pleasant-looking creatures, but they are definitely a fierce bunch of savage and bloodthirsty warriors. By plaguing the civilized races, Orcs have always been a major threat to humans, elves and dwarfs. Laying claim to the area in the northern half of the old Tower District, Orcs have made the Cloak Tower in Neverwinter their home. Even the most courageous heroes will have to fight their way through the ruins of this district to put an end to the Orc domination and help restore Neverwinter to her former glory.


Perfect World Entertainment and Cryptic Studios announced Neverwinter: Undermountain is coming to PC this spring, as well as PS4 and Xbox One at a later date.

In the biggest expansion to date for the free-to-play MMORPG set in the Forgotten Realms, adventurers are summoned to the immense dungeon beneath Waterdeep following mysterious visions. Updates include a level cap increase to 80, five new Adventure Zones in the MANY caverns below Waterdeep, a new social hub in the Yawning Portal Tavern, a new Endgame Dungeon, an overhaul of Class Powers as well as Feats, revamped Boons system, richer loot drop experience and much more. 

An unknown force beckons the people of the Forgotten Realms to the halls of Undermountain with visions of their deepest desires. Through a magical portal hidden along the Sword Coast, adventurers must seek a truth far more sinister. Renowned Waterdeep taproom, the Yawning Portal, acts as a hub for players looking to delve deeper into the hallowed halls shaped by Halaster Blackcloak’s twisted mind. Team up with Durnan - proprietor of the Yawning Portal - Celeste, as well as uneasy allies to uncover the wicked machinations at work below Mount Waterdeep.

Introducing five new adventure zones spanning several levels of Undermountain, this expansion offers adventurers the opportunity to grow their characters up to level 80 with improved level-scaling for earlier zones, class ability and balance overhauls, new rewards from encounters throughout Neverwinter and the first taste of new endgame content including the all-new Lair of the Mad Mage dungeon. Plus, Undermountain features an all-new Expeditions system - where players can explore the ever-changing caverns of Undermountain, even encountering the Mad Mage himself. 

On Friday, March 1, intrepid adventurers looking to explore Neverwinter’s biggest expansion early can begin doing so on our Preview server, Mimic. Players looking to access content ahead of PC updates can visit Neverwinter’s PTS guide to copy an existing character over to Mimic (or create a new character in-game) and begin playing all-new content ahead of release. Along with early access, players can also provide feedback about their experience on the PTS forums.

Additionally, Neverwinter players on both PC, PS4 and Xbox One can look forward to new bundles coming to Twitch Prime. The next bundle - Mottled Rage Drake Bundle - begins February 19, available until March 18; the final bundle will be available March 19. February’s bundle includes the Mottled Rage Drake Mount, 30 days in-game VIP, 3x Epic Insignia Choice Pack and Rank 13 Enchantment Choice Pack.


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