|Release date||June 6, 2008|
|Website||product page at archive.wizards.com|
The Player's Handbook is a 4th edition Dungeons & Dragons core rulebook published in June 2008. Along with the Dungeon Master's Guide and Monster Manual, it was one of the initial three rulebooks published for 4th edition. It was republished in October 2008 as a deluxe edition reflecting early errata and updates.
The book also covers general game rules and the basics of building a player character.