REDWOOD CITY, Calif.
Oct. 29, 2013
/PRNewswire/ -- Perfect World Entertainment, Inc. and Cryptic Studios are pleased to announce
, the second free expansion Module to
the widely-acclaimed free-to-play action MMORPG set in the
Dungeons & Dragons
universe from Wizards of the Coast. Featuring the new Hunter Ranger class,
releases later this year. In this second free update, players travel to Neverwinter Wood's' deepest region, discover new artifacts, and even choose a second paragon path.
"We're so excited to reveal
. There has been great speculation about what our next class would be and we're thrilled to reveal the Hunter Ranger," said Cryptic Studios Executive Producer and COO,
. "Delivering new classes is something the team is committed to and this is just the first of many free classes to come in
, the second Module for
, is a free content expansion in which players tackle the Dread Ring campaign. Deep within the
Wood lays the Dread Ring, a massive structure built for ritual magic. Players explore this broken but still powerful region and fight Valindra Shadowmantle's army, including an epic battle with the lich herself. In addition to the Hunter Ranger class and new playable content,
features new collections, artifacts, and Paragon Paths.
is an action MMORPG that features fast-paced combat and epic dungeons. Players explore the vast city of
and its surrounding countryside, learning the vivid history of the iconic city and battling its many enemies. In
, 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.
For more information about
, and to begin playing now for free, please visit the official website:
To download the new trailer and screenshots, please visit:
ABOUT PERFECT WORLD ENTERTAINMENT INC.
Perfect World Entertainment is a leading North American online games publisher specializing in immersive free-to-play MMORPGs. Founded in 2008, Perfect World Entertainment has published a number of popular titles, including
Perfect World International
Star Trek Online
. The company works closely with its American development teams and partners such as Cryptic Studios, developer of the highly acclaimed MMORPG
Dungeons & Dragons
, and Runic Games, developer of the hit
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,
. For more information, please visit:
ABOUT 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.
ABOUT 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, DUNGEONS & DRAGONS, and KAIJUDO. Wizards is also a publisher of fantasy series fiction with numerous
New York Times
best-sellers. For more information about our world renowned brands, visit the Wizards of the Coast Web site at
Dungeons & Dragons, Neverwinter, their respective logos, Forgotten Realms, and Magic: The Gathering are trademarks of Wizards of the Coast LLC in the
and other countries. All rights reserved. Kaijudo is a trademark of Wizards of the Coast/Shogakukan/Mitsui-Kids.
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