What does NPC stand for?

Non-player character

An acronym used in gaming to describe artificial intelligence players that are not controlled by human players; can be friendly, neutral, or hostile; examples include merchants in towns and enemy bosses; can often be interacted with during gameplay.


"The NPCs seem very realistic in this game."

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Last Updated: October 20, 2020

NPC definition

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