On November 17, the eighth expansion for Cryptic Studio’s MMORPG Neverwinter is now officially launched on PC.
Players will now be able to join forces with Drizzt Do’Urden and his companions to battle the evil forces spewing from the Underdark. In addition to new zones and story content, there will also be a 10-player encounter against the Prince of Demons, Demogorgon.
“Neverwinter: Underdark continues the longstanding relationship between Cryptic and the D&D, allowing us to further flesh out content to official storylines from Wizards of the Coast,” said Rob Overmeyer, executive producer of Neverwinter.
Additional content included in the expansion
- “The Dwarven King” questline feature Bruenor Battlehammer.
- In-game rewards inspired by the Rage of Demons storyline.
- Mantol-Derith, a new non-combat adventure hub in the Underdark.
- Two new end-game skirmishes.
- Rifts in the Abyssal plane now summon Demonic encounters.
- Additional Stronghold content
“As Dungeons & Dragons fans, we have always theorycrafted adventures that we want to play ourselves in Neverwinter. Collaborating with Salvatore to create adventures that put our characters alongside Drizzt and Bruenor is a huge opportunity. Underdark is just the beginning, as our team has even more ideas to deliver content that D&D fans will continue to enjoy,” added Overmeyer.
Neverwinter continues to be free-to-play on the PC and Xbox One. Currently, Underdark is only available on PC, but it is schedule for an early 2016 launch on Xbox One.
Neverwinter is starting to truly establish itself as the premiere multi-platform MMORPG. Although the servers are separate, there is a constant stream of free updates on both the PC and Xbox One.
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