Bandai Namco revealed a new anime-styled MMO called Blue Protocol earlier this month and it has accumulated quite a bit of hype so far, amongst Western fans included. Over the past several weeks, lots of teasers for the new MMO in development were released including a gameplay trailer and a character creation video. The game is in Japanese and already conducted alpha tests in Japan this month.
Arc Games has announced that the next major content update to hit Star Trek Online will arrive on September 10th and it is called Awakening. The update will star actor Anthony Rapp who played the role of Lt. Commander Paul Stamets on Star Trek: Discovery.
Unreal Engine 3 MMORPG Astellia, previously known as Astellia Online will launch its second closed beta test for the North American release on July 30th, 12:00 am PDT. The test will run for one week in total, ending on August 6th, 8:00 am PDT.
CBT2 will allow players to partake in the large scale PvP battleground called Avalon, see the in-game cash shop and loyalty ship, and check out the updated Mana and progressions systems.
Dragon’s Dogma Online, Capcom’s high fantasy MMORPG for the PC, PlayStation 3, and PlayStation 4 is scheduled to shut down in Japan on December 5th. The game initially launched in Japan on August 31, 2015 and never made it out to other regions. Capcom states that they have tried to support the game for players but it has become difficult to continue to provide satisfactory service.
First announced back in May, DC Universe Online‘s Nintendo Switch release finally has a launch date. On August 6th, Switch players will be able to download the superhero-themed MMORPG. The game is set in various DC universes and features popular DC characters like Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, the Joker, and over 300 other DC characters across over 30 content episodes.
Indie studio Bitbox has announced that medieval MMO Life is Feudal: MMO has changed from buy-to-play to free-to-play. Initially announced during their last AMA, the change is accompanied by a host of other new changes such as difficulty reduction of skill leveling after level 90, drop value changes, and more listed below.
Every new member will receive 3 days of Premium subscription and a Ticket to Abella.
The much-loved Double XP Weekend Event is returning to RuneScape this month and it will last for 72 hours. From July 26th through July 29th, all players will receive XP bonuses. Those with RuneScape membership benefits will receive +100% XP earned. Free players will get a smaller +20% XP earned.
The Ninja class has finally made his way to the Xbox version of Black Desert. Skilled in fast-paced combat, the Ninja uses quick aerial skills, teleportation, and dashes to quickly close the distance to enemies and hit them with precise deadly strikes. This class is armed with powerful stun and debuff techniques.