"Neverwinter: Infernal Descent" Officially Drops Onto PC This Week

Perfect World Entertainment and Cryptic Studios have officially released Neverwinter: Infernal Descent onto the PC version this week. The latest version of the game brings in all the content of the Dungeons & Dragons 2019 adventure Descent Into Avernus. Now you get to dive through the nine layers of hell and all of the content it holds from Avernus as well as Baldur's Gate. The console edition of the content will be coming on February 25th. We have the details of what's all been added, as well as a trailer for you to "enjoy" before you take your character through the hellscape.

"Neverwinter: Infernal Descent" Officially Drops Onto PC This Week
Credit: Perfect World Entertainment

As Neverwinter players descend into the fiery depths, they will experience a new endgame campaign specifically crafted for level 80 characters, a vast adventure zone with heroic encounters and a new challenging endgame dungeon set in a devil's citadel right above Avernus. Other notable Descent Into Avernus-themed additions include unique story instances, new diabolical enemies, equipment, and more. Below is a detailed list of features:

  • Baldur's Gate: Descent Into Avernus Storyline: Players will witness a thrilling story based on the official Baldur's Gate: Descent Into Avernus campaign from Dungeons & Dragons unfold as Vallenhas Manor has been ripped from Faerûn and pulled into Avernus, the first layer of the Nine Hells.

  • Baldur's Gate: Descent Into Avernus Campaign: Brave adventurers can enter a challenging endgame Descent Into Avernus campaign for level 80 characters that have players descend straight into Hell to save the people of Vallenhas Estate from the infernal machinations of the archdevil Zariel.

  • New Neverwinter Characters: Unite new heroes, Paladin Alric Vallenhas, a once righteous paladin who wishes to redeem himself, and Bard Etrien Sael, a protector of innocents who's loyal to the Vallenhas family.

  • Vallenhas Estate Adventure Zone: Players can explore the fractured lands surrounding the Vallenhas Manor, fight against the evil spawn of the Lower Planes and experience heroic encounters.

  • A House in Need Story Instance: Players will experience a unique crafted opening that tells the story of the Vallenhas family and introduces Alric and Etrien.

  • The Last Bastion Story Instance: Neverwinter heroes must defeat a powerful devil in this repeatable conclusion to the Infernal Descent questline.

  • Infernal Citadel Dungeon: Set in a deadly devil's citadel that floats above Avernus, this new endgame dungeon provides an epic challenge that will put adventurers' skills to the test.

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