The new free-to-play Dungeons and Dragons MMO from Perfect World Entertainment and Cryptic Studios is now live. Neverwinter is set in the Dungeons & Dragons Forgotten Realms universe from Wizards of the Coast and today's official launch also comes with the release of Gauntlgrym a new twist on level 60 PvP and PvE content, as well as the Alchemy profession.
Here is the full statement from Cryptic Studios Executive Producer and COO, Craig Zinkievich regarding the release of the game:
"Over 1.5 million players have explored Neverwinter during our Open Beta. That's an incredible turnout of gamers and we are humbled by the support and grateful for all the feedback that has led us to this official launch. Our game combines the rich setting of Neverwinter with intense action combat and engaging content. With the Foundry, our user-generated content tool, players can also create an endless amount of imaginative quests and campaigns. The exciting part is that we've only just begun and already our 1.5 million players, and those millions of new gamers we expect from this launch, can look forward to our first free expansion module, Fury of the Feywild, in the near future. It's been a long journey, but now the adventure can really begin."
Neverwinter features five different classes: Trickster Rogue, Control Wizard, Devoted Cleric, Guardian Fighter and Great Weapon Fighter, in addition you can choose from eight different races: Human, half-orc, elf, dwarf, halfling, half-elf, tiefling and drow. The game also includes a free expansion titled "Fury of the Feywild" which introduces a new region of Sharandar, three new campaign areas, instances, more loot, new enemies, a new dungeon and two new professions: Weaponsmithing and Artificing.
To get started with this free-to-play MMO, check out the official website. Also check out the launch trailer for the game below.