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  DRAGONBORN PLAYER RACE ANNOUNCED
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07/24/2014
 


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

(Redwood City, CA) July 24, 2014 – Perfect World Entertainment’s “Season of Dragons” continues with the announcement of the scaly new player race coming to Neverwinter: Tryanny of Dragons – the Dragonborn! The first time playable in Neverwinter, the Dragonborn are a steadfast and honorable people who have thrown off the shackles of their former dragon masters. The Dragonborn joins the new Scourge Warlock class as the newest features coming to the world of Faerûn. It’s never been better to join Neverwinter !

The Dragonborn is the keystone to the Dragonborn Legend Pack. More details can be found HERE: www.arcgames.com/en/games/neverwinter/game-pack/detail/495

Included in the Dragonborn Legend Pack are:

·         The Dragonborn Race – An account-wide unlock that grants players full access to the Dragonborn

·         A Race Change Token – A one-time account-wide unlock that lets players change their existing characters to Dragonborn while retaining their level and in-game items

·         Heart of the Dragon – A new artifact allowing players to breath fire, and Dragonborn players do extra damage

·         Ring of Dragon Slaying – An enchanted ring that allows players to do extra damage against dragon foes

·         The Gemfinder Enchantment – An enchantment with draconic essence that summons Will O’ the Wisps that find valuable gemstones as players fight

·         Dragon Glyphs – Two overload enchantments that power weapons with elemental fury and heightened defenses

·         Dragonborn Ceremonial Fashion – Gold flecked fashion items used for special occasions

·         Dragonborn Warrior Fashion – A roughen leather fashion set for epic battles

·         The Draconic Enchantment – A powerful enchantment that adds three separate stats in either an offensive or defensive enchantment slot.

·         One Character Slot

·         A 30 Slot Bag

·         Bahamut Regalia – Normally obtainable by attending real-world events, the Bahamut Regalia is five pieces of extra powerful gear granted by the metallic dragon god Bahamut

Watch the recently released Scourge Warlock trailer here: www.youtube.com/watch?v=x2VggvvZeOo

“Season of Dragons” continues on the Neverwinter official website with further exciting announcements in 2014, including more information on the Scourge Warlock, the Dragonborn, and new regions coming to the world of Faerûn through the end of 2014.

Neverwinter is an 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 and battling its many enemies. Tyranny of Dragons is the fourth module for the widely-acclaimed free-to-play action MMORPG Neverwinter , set in the Dungeons & Dragons Forgotten Realms universe from Wizards of the Coast.

For more information about Neverwinter, and to play now for free, visit the official website at: www.PlayNeverwinter.com

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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 Swordsman, Blacklight Retribution, Forsaken World, Perfect World International and 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 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 Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ: PWRD), Perfect World Entertainment is headquartered in Silicon Valley, California. For more information, please visit: www.perfectworld.com .

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 www.wizards.com.

Dungeons & Dragons, Neverwinter, their respective logos, Forgotten Realms, and Magic: The Gathering are trademarks of Wizards of the Coast LLC in the U.S.A. and other countries. All rights reserved. Kaijudo is a trademark of Wizards of the Coast/Shogakukan/Mitsui-Kids.