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  NEVERWINTER NIGHTS ON CONSOLES FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER TODAY!
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12/03/2019
 


[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

Dec. 3, 2019 (Los Angeles, Calif.) – Skybound Games and Beamdog announced that the enhanced edition of the classic Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing videogame Neverwinter Nights is available on modern consoles for the very first time starting today. The boxed version of this legendary title can be purchased at major retailers globally for £39.00/€49.99/$49.99 on the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch.

 

Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition delivers the original 2002 Computer RPG of the Year and over 100 hours of DLC, including 10 standalone D&D-based adventures featuring co-op and online multiplayer gameplay*. The disc contains the base campaign, as well as the Shadows of Undrentide and Hordes of the Underdark expansions with numerous premium modules such as Wyvern Crown of Cormyr and Pirates of the Sword Coast available as free downloads with purchase. Fully customize your hero’s class, skills and appearance, gather your party, and embark on an epic adventure of magic, wonder and danger.

 

Tailored for a natural gameplay experience on consoles, Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition gives longtime fans and newcomers alike the opportunity to play this critically acclaimed adventure from the formative age of RPGs in a whole new way. Beamdog has upgraded the game with support for high-resolution widescreen displays, controls optimized for consoles, new content, improved UI and UX, bug fixes, rebalancing and an updated rendering engine that vastly improves the game's visual quality.

 

Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition is also available today for digital download on the PlayStation®Store, Microsoft Xbox One Store, and Nintendo eShop. For more information, visit: https://www.skybound.com/neverwinter-nights-enhanced-edition.

*Multiplayer gameplay is available today for Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4 via a patch that players will be automatically prompted to download. More information can be found in the system settings as well. Multiplayer gameplay for Xbox One will be released in a separate patch in January 2020. Stay tuned to Beamdog's Twitter for further details.

 

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For UK/EMEA Media Enquiries:

 

Stefano Petrullo – Renaissance PR

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+44 (0) 7828 692 315

 

Aaron Seaman – Renaissance PR

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+44 (0) 7889 691181 

 

US Press Contacts:

 

Elicia Basoli - Skybound Games, PR Lead 

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Sarah Dawson - Beamdog,  PR Lead

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About Skybound Games

Skybound Games is a division of Skybound Entertainment with the capability to produce tabletop and video games. The team works closely with creators to expand their unique and exceptional IP to new platforms. Skybound Games’ slate across video games includes Telltale’s The Walking Dead, Baldur’s Gate, and Slime Rancher. The tabletop slate includes Pitchstorm, Superfight, and The Walking Dead: Something to Fear. Skybound Games can be found on TwitterFacebook, and Instagram.

 

About Beamdog

Beamdog is a Canadian video games studio located in Edmonton, Alberta. Founded by veteran game developers Trent Oster and Cameron Tofer, Beamdog has grown into one of the largest game studios in Alberta. Beamdog creates compelling game experiences for our fans, wherever they choose to play. Since 2009, our team of artists, designers and developers have crafted original content and engineered enhanced editions of classic games. We’re best known for bringing beloved Dungeons & Dragons role-playing games like Baldur’s Gate and Planescape: Torment back to life on desktop and tablets. Visit our website, www.beamdog.com, for more details.

 

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 and DUNGEONS & DRAGONS. For more information about our world renowned brands, visit the Wizards of the Coast Web site at www.wizards.com.