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Neverwinter

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This page is for the 2013 game called "Neverwinter". For the previous games that are in the same setting, but not directly related, see Neverwinter Nights (series).

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Neverwinter
Neverwinter cover
Developers
Cryptic Studios
Publishers
2013-2022 Perfect World
2022-present Gearbox Publishing San Francisco
Engines
Cryptic Engine[1]
Release dates
Windows June 20, 2013
Taxonomy
Monetization Free-to-play
Microtransactions Currency, Player trading
Modes Multiplayer
Perspectives Third-person
Controls Direct control
Genres MMORPG
Themes Fantasy
Series Dungeons & Dragons
Neverwinter on HowLongToBeat
Neverwinter on MobyGames
Neverwinter on Wikipedia
Gold Box (series)
Hillsfar 1989
DragonStrike 1990
Neverwinter Nights (series)
Eye of the Beholder (series)
Dark Sun (series)
Fantasy Empires 1993
Dungeon Hack 1993
Stronghold 1993
Al-Qadim: The Genie's Curse 1994
Menzoberranzan 1994
Ravenloft (series)
Blood & Magic 1996
Descent to Undermountain 1997
Baldur's Gate (series)
Planescape: Torment (series)
Icewind Dale (series)
Pool of Radiance: Ruins of Myth Drannor 2001
The Temple of Elemental Evil 2003
Forgotten Realms: Demon Stone 2004
Dungeons & Dragons: Dragonshard 2005
Dungeons & Dragons Online 2006
Dungeons & Dragons: Daggerdale 2011
Dungeons & Dragons: Chronicles of Mystara 2013
Neverwinter 2013
Sword Coast Legends 2015
Tales from Candlekeep: Tomb of Annihilation 2017
Idle Champions of the Forgotten Realms 2020
Solasta: Crown of the Magister 2021
Dungeons & Dragons: Dark Alliance 2021

Warnings

This game requires a constant internet connection for all game modes.

General information

Official forums
Steam Community Discussions

Availability

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Official website
Always online (requires a constant internet connection to play)
Windows
Epic Games Store
Always online (requires a constant internet connection to play)
Windows
Steam
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Always online (requires a constant internet connection to play)
Install with steam://install/109600
Windows
All versions require a Perfect World Account and a constant internet connection for all game modes.

Game data

Configuration file(s) location

System Location
Windows <Steam-folder>/Cryptic Studios/Neverwinter/Live/localdata
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/109600/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing

System Native Notes
Epic Games Launcher
Steam Cloud

Video

Display Settings
Display Settings
Graphics Settings
Graphics Settings

Graphics feature State WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Add /gfxsetdefaultfov to the command line and put the number
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
Frame limiter can be turned off or set to 120. The /maxfps command-line argument can be used to increase the cap beyond 120.
High dynamic range display (HDR)
See the glossary page for potential alternatives.

Input

Input settings
Input settings

Audio

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
8 separate sliders
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
Royalty free audio

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
German
Italian
Polish
Brazilian Portuguese
Russian
Turkish
Turkish support was ended in 2018 and no Turkish translation was made in subsequent updates.

Network

Multiplayer types

Type Native Notes
Local play
LAN play
Online play

Ports

Protocol Port(s) and/or port range(s)
TCP 7000-7500
Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) support status is unknown.

Other information

API

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 11
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

System requirements

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) Vista, 7, 8
Processor (CPU) Dual-core 1.8 GHz
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 23 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 6600
ATI Radeon X1300
Intel G965 Express
DirectX 9.0c compatible
Shader model 2.0 support
Sound (audio device) DirectX 10 compatible sound chip
Other (Direct3D Hardware Feature Level 10)
A 64-bit operating system is required.

Notes

  1. File/folder structure within this directory reflects the path(s) listed for Windows and/or Steam game data (use Wine regedit to access Windows registry paths). Games with Steam Cloud support may store data in ~/.steam/steam/userdata/<user-id>/109600/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (109600) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References

  1. Dungeons & Dragons: Neverwinter Graphics and Performance Guide - last accessed on 2021-04-08
    "Using an improved version of Star Trek Online's Cryptic Engine, Neverwinter looks better than previous Cryptic titles, and runs faster to boot."