Free-to-play game company Perfect World announced today that it is working to port Cryptic Studios' Neverwinter MMORPG from PC and release it on Xbox later this year in China before rolling out to North America and Europe next year.
Free2Play MMO games such as DC Universe Online have been available on PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 for several years now; nonetheless, the upcoming Neverwinter MMO shall be the first F2P MMORPG on Xbox One.
"We are excited and honored to be among the first publishers in China bringing games to Xbox One,” said Perfect World CEO Robert Xiao. "For the six months following Xbox One’s launch [in China], Neverwinter Online will be available only on Xbox One."
In addition to the usual micro-transactions, Xbox LIVE Gold subscription will be required to play.