Atari Releases ‘NEVERWINTER NIGHTS 2: MYSTERIES OF WESTGATE’ Adventure Pack

LYON, FRANCE – 29 April 2009 – Atari today announced that the first Neverwinter Nights 2 Adventure Pack has been released, available exclusively for digital download. Neverwinter Nights 2: Mysteries of Westgate provides over 15 hours of additional entertainment with all-new engrossing storylines, professional voice acting, enchanting musical scores, new in-game content, and much more.

Neverwinter Nights 2 is set in the DUNGEONS & DRAGONS Forgotten Realms universe created by Wizards of the Coast, a subsidiary of Hasbro, Inc.. DUNGEONS & DRAGONS is under license from Hasbro. Neverwinter Nights 2: Mysteries of Westgate is available exclusively via digital download for the Windows platform at a suggested retail price of €9.99 / £9.99 /$9.99. Neverwinter Nights 2: Mysteries of Westgate is available for digital download at the Atari store by visiting www.atari-store.eu in Europe or www.atari.com/us in the US.

Developed by Ossian Studios, Neverwinter Nights 2: Mysteries of Westgate is set in the infamous Forgotten Realms city of Westgate as players find themselves in possession of a powerful but cursed treasure that threatens to destroy them. Linked to the underworld organization known as the Night Masks, the treasure will draw players into a city-spanning clash between warring factions. Players must choose their allegiance in order to break the curse and ultimately uncover a plot that threatens Westgate itself.

From the creators of the critically-acclaimed Neverwinter Nights module, Darkness over Daggerford, Neverwinter Nights 2: Mysteries of Westgate will feature a non-linear, open-ended single-player campaign with numerous sidequests covering more than 15 hours of gameplay. Atari’s new Adventure Pack will also feature 3 new companions; an entirely new underground Sewer tileset themed after the seedy underbelly of Westgate; a host of new monsters to do battle with, including some truly epic foes; an exciting original musical score; as well as hundreds of new lines of professionally recorded dialogue.

The Neverwinter Nights franchise has sold more than three million copies worldwide, is translated into 10 languages, sold in more than 40 countries and features one of the largest and most active fan communities in all of gaming. To date, fans of the franchise, which includes Neverwinter Nights, Neverwinter Nights: Shadows of Undrentide, Neverwinter Nights: Hordes of the Underdark, Neverwinter Nights 2 and Neverwinter Nights 2: Mask of the Betrayer and Neverwinter Nights 2: Storm of Zehir have created more than 5,000 modifications to the original game using the award-winning toolset included with the full game that allows players to create their own universes, quests and storylines.

The new Neverwinter Nights 2: Mysteries of Westgate pack, as well as future adventure packs, requires the installation of Neverwinter Nights 2. Neverwinter Nights 2: Mysteries of Westgate is available now for purchase and direct download from the Atari Store at www.atari-store.eu in Europe or www.atari.com/us in the US.

More information about Neverwinter Nights 2 can be found at www.nwn2.com, including user forums, project news, development updates and more.

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