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

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.

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Stanislav Pleshchev Perfect World
Stanislav Pleshchev Perfect World
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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.



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 and Dungeons & Dragons. 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