Perfect World Entertainment and Cryptic Studios have announced that the Shroud of Souls update will be unleashed today in Neverwinter: The Cloaked Ascendancy. This update breathes new life into the free-to-play MMORPG with improvements being made to both co-operative and competitive gameplay, as well as enhancements to Strongholds guilds.
Shroud of Souls presents an artifact activated by a dragonborn necromancer below the River District. Neverwinter finds itself at the mercy of an army of wraiths, leading Sergeant Know to task players with preventing the necromancer recruiting more spirits to her deadly army.
This update serves as the conclusion to the story of the Cloaked Ascendancy, whilst introducing the heavily requested Loadouts feature, as well as a new Stronghold Siege event, the Guild Hall social space and more to accompany an brand new journey for fans of Neverwinter.
This update showcases even more depth to the already formidable f2p MMORPG based in the Dungeons & Dragons universe. For those unfamiliar with the game, Neverwinter offers fast-paced action across the city of Neverwinter, steeped in lore of the forgotten realms and much more as you make your way through dungeons and surrounding landscapes whilst doing battle with a variety of harrowing monsters and enemies. Take part in epic quests and reap rewards whilst learning the story of Neverwinter and what makes it so captivating.
Neverwinter is now available for free on PC, Xbox One and PS4. The Shroud of Souls update is out now on PC, and will make its way to consoles at a later date.