Free-to-play MMORPG Dungeons and Dragons Online is to receive its very first expansion on June 25, 2012, announced today by Warner Bros. and Wizards of the Coast. Menace of the Underdark takes DDO players head on into the famous and vast subterranean world, the Underdark!
“The journey to the Forgotten Realms begins today,” said Fernando Paiz, Executive Producer of Dungeons & Dragons Online, Turbine. “Today we introduced the Web of Chaos content update that serves as the prologue to our first foray into the Underdark which makes it a perfect time to introduce our pre-purchase program which offers very cool items that players will be able to use immediately as they prepare for the launch of Menace of the Underdark on June 25th.”
Features of the new update:
Ø Three New Forgotten Realms Adventure Packs -- Featuring a multitude of epic adventures, unprecedented new wilderness areas with challenging objectives, a host of dungeons, and more!
- The King’s Forest: Explore deep into the King’s Forest and defend the village of Eveningstar from Lolth’s Drow legions.
- The Underdark: Venture down into the Underdark and confront Lolth’s elite followers in the Drow city of Sschindlyryn.
- The Demonweb: Journey to Lolth’s home plane, battle demon hordes and confront the spider goddess herself as you attempt to stop her scheme.
Ø Attain Epic levels to 25! -- Deadly battles and high-speed action continue as your advance your character to the Epic level 25!
Ø Introducing Epic Destinies -- Attain epic enhancements as you progress through levels 20-25!
Bonus Features-Free to VIPs or with purchase of Collector’s or Standard Pre-Purchase Editions:
Ø The Druid Class: Wield nature’s magic or transform into a powerful animal form as you play the all new shape-shifting Druid class!
Ø Eveningstar Challenge Pack: New challenge quests for levels 15-25!
Pre-purchase offers have been posted for sale, so starting today players can take advantage of one of three packages to celebrate the release of DDO's first major expansion! For more information on these packages and their contents, visit http://underdark.ddo.com/.