FAQ: Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition for Consoles 

  1. Release Details
  2. Patches
  3. Content
  4. Controls
  5. Multiplayer Options
  6. Technical Features
  7. Languages
  8. Support Channels


 

 

  • When does Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition release to PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch?
    • Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition releases globally today for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch. 
    • The game will be available physically from major retailers worldwide, and digitally from the PlayStation Store, Microsoft Xbox One Store and Nintendo eShop.  
  • Can I buy a physical version of the game? 
    • Physical versions of Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch will be available from major retailers today, courtesy of Skybound Games. 
    • Physical pre-orders are available here: https://www.skybound.com/neverwinter-nights-enhanced-edition
    • Digital versions will be available from the PlayStation Store, Microsoft Xbox One Store and Nintendo eShop on December 3, 2019.  
  • How much does Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch cost? 
    • $49.99 USD

 

Patches & Free DLC Details 

What content will be included in the Day 1 Updates to Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition for consoles? 

 

Nintendo Switch: Day 1 Patch & Free DLC Details – Released 3rd Dec

Upon release, there will be two free updates available: 

  • Free DLC: Premium Modules & Non-English Language Pack
  • Patch: Online Multiplayer Support

Free DLC Content: 

Premium Adventures:

  • Darkness Over Daggerford
  • Kingmaker
  • Pirates of the Sword Coast
  • ShadowGuard
  • Witch's Wake
  • Wyvern Crown of Cormyr
  • Contest of Champions
  • The Dark Ranger's Treasure
  • The Winds of Eremor
  • To Heir is Human
  • Adventurers of Neverwinter (Portrait Pack)

 

International Language Pack

  • Support for the following non-english languages:
    • o   French (Text & Voice)
    • o   Italian (Text Only)
    • o   German (Text & Voice)
    • o   Spanish (Text Only)
    • o   Polish (Text & Voice)

Free DLC Download Instructions: 

  1. Make sure your Nintendo Switch is connected to the internet
  2. Launch the eShop
  3. Search for Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition 
  4. The International Voice Pack will appear in the search results, and also on the eShop store page for Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition.
  5. Select the International Voice Pack and follow the prompts to download the free DLC

Patch 1 Content

Online Multiplayer Support:

  • Multiplayer co-op: Available for all core campaigns, expansions, campaign modules, and select persistent worlds of Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition!
  • Cross platform play with: 
    1. Xbox One
    2. PC
    3. Linux
    4. MacOS
    5. Mobile
  • Persistent Worlds:
    1. These are long-running Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition campaigns designed hosted and DM’d by fellow players. These game worlds can host up to 250+ players at a time. Persistent Worlds can only be created using the PC Dungeon Master Toolkit, but you’ll be able to join the player-run campaigns as adventurers, enjoying the unique settings of Arelith and Ravenloft: Prisoners of the Mist.   

Patch 1 Download Instructions

 

  1. Make sure your Nintendo Switch is connected to the internet.
  2. Once you’ve inserted your disk or downloaded the game digitally, you should be prompted to complete an update upon launching Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition.
  3. You can also check for game updates on your Nintendo Switch: 
    1. On the HOME menu select icon for the game you want to update (without launching the game)
    2. Press the “+” or the “-” button
    3. Select Software Update > Via the Internet
    4. This should begin the update

 

PlayStation 4: Day 1 Patch Details/ Released 3rd December

Patch Content

The Day 1 Patch for Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition on PlayStation 4 includes: 

 

Premium Adventures:

  • Darkness Over Daggerford
  • Kingmaker
  • Pirates of the Sword Coast
  • ShadowGuard
  • Witch's Wake
  • Wyvern Crown of Cormyr
  • Contest of Champions
  • The Dark Ranger's Treasure
  • The Winds of Eremor
  • To Heir is Human
  • Adventurers of Neverwinter (Portrait Pack)

 

International Language Pack

  • Support for the following non-english languages:
    • o   French (Text & Voice)
    • o   Italian (Text Only)
    • o   German (Text & Voice)
    • o   Spanish (Text Only)
    • o   Polish (Text & Voice)

 

Online Multiplayer Support

  • Multiplayer co-op: Host or join your PlayStation friends in multiplayer games for the core campaigns, expansions, and campaign modules of Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition! 

 

Patch Download Instructions

 

  • Once you’ve inserted your disk or downloaded the game digitally, you should be prompted to complete an update upon launching Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition. 
      • This update includes components needed for multiplayer, so make sure that your console is connected to the internet so you can complete the update.
    • You can also manually check for game updates on your PlayStation 4: 
      • Make sure your PlayStation 4 is connected to the internet
      • Select “Check for Update” for the game on the XMB 
      • You should get a notification that there is an available update
      • Select “Downloads” from the Notifications Menu and press “X”
      • Select Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition with “X”, and then confirm the update by pressing “X” again 

 

Xbox One: Day 1 Patch Part ONE 

The Day 1 Patch for Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition on Xbox One includes Premium Adventures and an International Language pack. A later will include Online Multiplayer Support. 

 

NOTE (Multiplayer Delay): We are actively working on a patch with Online Multiplayer Support for Xbox One. As soon as our build reaches a high enough quality, we will release a second patch to add multiplayer support, (hopefully within a few weeks of release).

 

Day 1 Patch Content

 

Premium Adventures:

  • Darkness Over Daggerford
  • Kingmaker
  • Pirates of the Sword Coast
  • ShadowGuard
  • Witch's Wake
  • Wyvern Crown of Cormyr
  • Contest of Champions
  • The Dark Ranger's Treasure
  • The Winds of Eremor
  • To Heir is Human
  • Adventurers of Neverwinter (Portrait Pack)

 

International Language Pack

  • Support for the following non-english languages:
    • o   French (Text & Voice)
    • o   Italian (Text Only)
    • o   German (Text & Voice)
    • o   Spanish (Text Only)
    • o   Polish (Text & Voice)

 

Patch Download Instructions

 

  1. Make sure that your Xbox One is connected to the internet.
  2. Once you’ve inserted your disk or downloaded the game digitally, you should be prompted to complete an update upon launching Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition. 
  3. You can also check for game updates on your Xbox One: 
    1. Hit the Xbox button to open the guide 
    2. Select System > Settings
    3. Select System > Updates & Downloads
    4. You should see available game updates here.

 

XBOX Multiplayer Patch Delayed; Releasing January 2020

 

We are actively working on a patch with Online Multiplayer Support for Xbox One. As soon as our build reaches a high enough quality, we will release a second patch with this feature. We are very sorry for the inconvenience.

 

  1. Multiplayer co-op: Available for all core campaigns, expansions, campaign modules, and select persistent worlds of Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition!
  2. Cross platform play with: 
    1. Nintendo Switch
    2. PC
    3. Linux
    4. MacOS
    5. Mobile
  1. Persistent Worlds:
  • These are long-running Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition campaigns designed hosted and DM’d by fellow players. These game worlds can host up to 250+ players at a time. Persistent Worlds can only be created using the PC Dungeon Master Toolkit, but you’ll be able to join the player-run campaigns as adventurers, enjoying the unique settings of Arelith and Ravenloft: Prisoners of the Mist
  1. Download the Multiplayer Update: 
  • Once you’ve inserted your disk or downloaded the game digitally, you should be prompted to complete an update upon launching Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition. 
    1. This update includes components needed for multiplayer, so make sure that your console is connected to the internet so you can complete the update.
    2. You can also check for game updates on your Xbox One: 
      • Hit the Xbox button to open the guide 
        1. Select System > Settings
        2. Select System > Updates & Downloads
        3. You should see available game updates here

 

What content is included in the console versions of Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition? 

  • o   On Disk: 
    1. Neverwinter Nights (base game)
    2. Shadows of Undrentide (expansion)
    3. Hordes of the Underdark (expansion)
  • o   Premium Adventures (Free Downloads with Purchase:)
    • Darkness Over Daggerford
    • Kingmaker
    • Pirates of the Sword Coast
    • ShadowGuard
    • Witch's Wake
    • Wyvern Crown of Cormyr
    • Contest of Champions
    • The Dark Ranger's Treasure
    • The Winds of Eremor
    • To Heir is Human
    • Adventurers of Neverwinter (Portrait Pack)
  • Online Multiplayer Support
  • International Language Pack (Free Download)
    • Support for the following non-english languages:
      • French (Text & Voice)
      • Italian (Text Only)
      • German (Text & Voice)
      • Spanish (Text Only)
      • Polish (Text & Voice)

 

What improvements and updates are included in the console versions of Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition? 

 

Console Edition Improvements

  • Controls optimized for console gameplay
  • Upgraded support for high resolution widescreen displays
  • Improved user interface and user experience
  • Updated rendering engine vastly improves the game’s visual quality
  • Rebalancing
  • Bug fixes

 

What are the main differences between the computer version and the console version of Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition? 

 

Console Edition Improvements

  • Controls optimized for console gameplay
  • Upgraded support for high resolution widescreen displays
  • Improved user interface and user experience
  • Updated rendering engine vastly improves the game’s visual quality
  • Rebalancing
  • Bug fixes

 

            Computer Only Features

  • Aurora Toolset (PC only)
  • Dungeon Master Tools (PC Only)

 

Controls 

What are the control schemes for Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition on PlayStation 4, Xbox One or Nintendo Switch?

Nintendo Switch (JoyCon): 

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Multiplayer Options

What multiplayer options will be available for Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One? 

 

Nintendo Switch

  • Multiplayer co-op: Available for all core campaigns, expansions, campaign modules, and select persistent worlds of Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition!
  • Cross platform play with: 
    1. Xbox One
    2. PC
    3. Linux
    4. MacOS
    5. Mobile
  • Persistent Worlds:
    1. These are long-running Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition campaigns designed hosted and DM’d by fellow players. These game worlds can host up to 250+ players at a time. Persistent Worlds can only be created using the PC Dungeon Master Toolkit, but you’ll be able to join the player-run campaigns as adventurers, enjoying the unique settings of Arelith and Ravenloft: Prisoners of the Mist.  
  • Download the Multiplayer Update: 
    1. Once you’ve inserted your disk or downloaded the game digitally, you should be prompted to complete an update upon launching Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition. 
      • This update includes components needed for multiplayer, so make sure that your console is connected to the internet so you can complete the update.
    2. You can also check for game updates on your Nintendo Switch: 
      • Make sure your Nintendo Switch is connected to the internet
      • On the HOME menu select icon for the game you want to update (without launching the game)
      • Press the “+” or the “-” button
      • Select Software Update > Via the Internet
      • This should begin the update

 

PlayStation 4

  • Multiplayer co-op: Host or join your PlayStation friends in multiplayer games for the core campaigns, expansions, and campaign modules of Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition! 
  • Download the Multiplayer Update: 
    • Once you’ve inserted your disk or downloaded the game digitally, you should be prompted to complete an update upon launching Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition. 
      • This update includes components needed for multiplayer, so make sure that your console is connected to the internet so you can complete the update.
    • You can also manually check for game updates on your PlayStation 4: 
      • Make sure your PlayStation 4 is connected to the internet
      • Select “Check for Update” for the game on the XMB 
      • You should get a notification that there is an available update
      • Select “Downloads” from the Notifications Menu and press “X”
      • Select Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition with “X”, and then confirm the update by pressing “X” again 

 

Xbox One

  1. Multiplayer co-op: Available for all core campaigns, expansions, campaign modules, and select persistent worlds of Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition!
  2. Cross platform play with: 
    1. Nintendo Switch
    2. PC
    3. Linux
    4. MacOS
    5. Mobile
  3. Persistent Worlds:
    • These are long-running Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition campaigns designed hosted and DM’d by fellow players. These game worlds can host up to 250+ players at a time. Persistent Worlds can only be created using the PC Dungeon Master Toolkit, but you’ll be able to join the player-run campaigns as adventurers, enjoying the unique settings of Arelith and Ravenloft: Prisoners of the Mist

    1. Download the Multiplayer Update: 
      • Once you’ve inserted your disk or downloaded the game digitally, you should be prompted to complete an update upon launching Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition. 
        1. This update includes components needed for multiplayer, so make sure that your console is connected to the internet so you can complete the update.
        2. You can also check for game updates on your Xbox One: 
          • Hit the Xbox button to open the guide 
            1. Select System > Settings
            2. Select System > Updates & Downloads
            3. You should see available game updates here.

Unfortunately only Online Multiplayer is available for the Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 or Xbox One versions of Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition.

 

Technical Features

Can I use the Aurora Toolset and/or the Dungeon Master Client in the console versions of Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition. 

  • Unfortunately, these features are not included in the console versions. Xbox One and Nintendo Switch players can join the Persistent Worlds, Arelith and Raveloft: Prisoners of the Mist, which are player-run campaigns created using the PC Dungeon Master toolset.

 

Can I install mods into Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition on PlayStation 4, Xbox One or Nintendo Switch?

  • Mods are not supported in the console versions of Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition. 

 

Can I play player-made modules on console? 

  • The Dungeon Master client is not available for the console versions of Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition. However, Nintendo Switch and Xbox One players will be able to access select persistent worlds created by other players. 
  • Several expansions and modules are included with the purchase of the console version of Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition. 
    • On Disk: 
      • Neverwinter Nights (base game)
      • Shadows of Undrentide (expansion)
      • Hordes of the Underdark (expansion)
    • Premium Modules (Free Downloads with Purchase:)
      • Darkness Over Daggerford
      • Kingmaker
      • Pirates of the Sword Coast
      • ShadowGuard
      • Witch's Wake
      • Wyvern Crown of Cormyr
    • Other Modules (Free Downloads with Purchase): 
      • Contest of Champions
      • The Dark Ranger's Treasure
      • The Winds of Eremor
      • To Heir is Human
      • Adventurers of Neverwinter (Portrait Pack)

 

Are there any differences between the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch versions? 

  • The persistent worlds of Arelith and Ravenloft: Prisoners of the Mist are available for Xbox One and Nintendo Switch players. This feature is not available for PlayStation 4. 
  • Cross-platform multiplayer is available for Xbox One and Nintendo Switch players. This feature is not available for PlayStation 4 (online multiplayer with other PlayStation 4 players is available).  
  • The Xbox One version supports automatic cloud saving. 

Is it possible to use mouse & keyboard in the console version of Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition? 

  • No the game is tailored for gameplay using console controllers. 

Will controller support be made available for the computer version of Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition? 

  • Beamdog has no current plans to add controller support to the computer version of Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition.

Is it possible to use touchscreen controls? 

  • No the games are tailored for gameplay using console controllers. 

Does the console version of Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition support Cloud Saves?

  • Xbox One: Yes, automatic cloud saves are supported.
  • PlayStation 4: The game will not automatically save to the cloud, but PlayStation Plus members can manually create back-up save data.
  • Nintendo Switch: The game will not automatically save to the cloud, but those with a Nintendo Switch Online account can manually create back-up save data. 

Languages

What localizations / languages will be available in Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch? 

The following localizations will be available at launch as patches for Xbox One, Playstation 4 and as a free download for Nintendo Switch. 

NOTE: The non-english localizations listed below are only available in the base campaign and the two expansions: Shadows of Undrentide and Hordes of the Underdark. Other modules are only available as English versions. 

  • English: Text & Voice
  • French: Text & Voice
  • Italian: Text only
  • German: Text & Voice
  • Spanish: Text only
  • Polish: Text & Voice

 

Support Channels

Where can I report a bug / issue with Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition? 

 

Where can I get help with my physical order of Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition? 

Contact Skybound Games’ Support Portal: https://help.skybound.com/support/home