More Than 12 Million Players Across All Versions of the D&D-based Free-to-Play MMORPG

Wednesday, September 14, 2016 — REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – September 14, 2016 – Today, Perfect World Entertainment Inc., a leading publisher of free-to-play MMORPGs, and Cryptic Studios announced that Neverwinter - the Dungeons & Dragons-based, free-to-play MMORPG – boasts more than 2 million players on PlayStation®4. The game currently has over 12 million players across all three platforms including PC, Xbox One and PS4. In addition, adventurers will continue to experience Neverwinter’s living world and immersive fantasy storylines when Storm King’s Thunder launches for consoles later this fall.

We are celebrating two months of Neverwinter on PlayStation®4 with several events as listed below:

  • Four Double Bonuses 
    • 09/13 - 09/19: 2x Enchants & Runes and 2x Astral Diamonds
    • 09/15 - 09/19: 2x XP and 2x Glory
  • Free PlayStation®4 static theme
  • Charity Art Drive with Extra Life
  • PS4 Accolades Trailer
  • Community Giveaways for 30 Days of VIP

Throughout two months of adventuring following its July 12 launch, players have collectively accomplished incredible feats while questing through iconic Dungeons & Dragons locations and overcoming fearsome foes including the Demogorgon, the cult of Elemental Evil, Valindra and more!

A few of those milestones can be found listed below:

  • Over 2 million players on PlayStation®4
  • Over 12 million adventurers on all three platforms (PC, Xbox One and PlayStation®4)
  • 3.2 million characters created, with over 30,000 reaching the Level Cap of 70
  • 1.6 billion minutes of Neverwinter played on PS4
  • 50 billion Astral Diamonds earned
  • 18 million mounts attained
  • 11,000 guilds formed

An infographic of these accomplishments as well as other assets can be found here:

Watch the Official Neverwinter PlayStation®4 Launch Trailer here:

Neverwinter turns players into adventurers, who can create characters with their own rich backstories from eight playable classes and several races. The game allows them to quest through enchanting settings to save the city of Neverwinter and surrounding lands, engaging in fast-paced, action-packed combat against evil threats including dragons, cultists, demons, and more. Adventurers will have access to the base game and nine expansions of content including The Maze Engine, allowing players to experience the latest Dungeons & Dragons adventures with their friends. PlayStation®4 adventurers can download all of this content for free without a PlayStation®Plus subscription.

Neverwinter is a free-to-play action MMORPG that features fast-paced combat and epic dungeons. Players explore the vast city of Neverwinter and its surrounding countryside, learning the vivid history of the iconic city in the Forgotten Realms and battling its many enemies. Neverwinter is currently available on PC, free to play digitally on PlayStation®4 for all users (no PlayStation®Plus required) and is free to play digitally on Xbox One with Xbox Live Gold from the Xbox Games Store.

For more information about Neverwinter, visit

Neverwinter - PlayStation®4 Double Monthiversary Celebration

Jayson Gegner PR Coordinator at Perfect World