Best-Selling Author R.A. Salvatore Discusses Neverwinter: Underdark

Best-Selling Author R.A. Salvatore Discusses Neverwinter: Underdark

New York Times Best-Selling Author R.A. Salvatore visited Cryptic Studios to discuss his involvement with Neverwinter: Underdark. In an interview alongside Neverwinter’s executive producer, Rob Overmeyer, Salvatore shares details about the characters he created including Drizzt Do’Urden and recounts his experience seeing them come to in the free-to-play MMORPG.

Neverwinter: Underdark is the eight expansion of the action MMORPG set in the Dungeons & Dragons’ Forgotten Realms universe from Wizards of the Coast. The newest expansion will see players stand ground with Drizzt Do’Urden, as he battles the dreaded Demogorgon in a 10-player encounter.

Neverwinter: Underdark will be released on PC in Fall 2015 and Xbox One in 2016.

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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 NeverwinterStar Trek Online, Blacklight Retribution, Forsaken World and PWI. The company works closely with its development teams and partners such as Cryptic Studios, developer of the highly acclaimed MMORPG Dungeons & Dragons Neverwinter, 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 Group, Perfect World Entertainment is headquartered in Silicon Valley, California and has its European Headquarters in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. For more information, please visit:



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 AllStar Trek Online and Dungeons & Dragons: Neverwinter. Cryptic Studios, Inc., a subsidiary of Perfect World Group, is located in Los Gatos, CA.



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