CCP Games, the Iceland-based game developer responsible for the popular sci-fi sandbox MMO EVE Online is attending this year’s G-Star Convention 2019. G-Star is an annual trade show showcasing dozens of video games and MMORPGs in Korea. EVE Online is set to launch in Korea when the convention begins on November 14th and will be presented there to support the release.
Bless Unleashed, the new MMORPG on Xbox One has launched its open beta. Bless Unleashed shares the same lore and world as the previously shut-down PC MMORPG Bless Online. The game is published by Bandai Namco. The beta is set to run from November 7th to November 21st. You can start your adventure by downloading the game from the Xbox Microsoft Store.
WarpPortal has announced that Ragnarok Online (iRO) will be suspended for two months to make way for a massive “mega-update”. The iRO team was given the option to receive several updates all at once with a focus on improvements on quality of life and day-to-day adventuring in Midgard.
The iRO update will include “about a dozen game-system and quality of life updates such as Daily Login rewards, a tried and tested Anti-Cheat system, the long awaited pet evolution system, and much more”.
Through a developer’s letter posted on Facebook by Yunseok Yi (Executive Producer of What!Studio) and Seungmyeong Yang (Producer of Durango: Wild Lands), Nexon has officially announced the end Durango: Wild Lands. Service for the mobile sandbox MMORPG will end on December 18, 2019. In-app purchases have already been disabled.
Black Desert Mobile is finally making its way to the West. Developer and publisher Pearl Abyss has announced that the mobile iteration of the popular PC and console MMORPG Black Desert Online will be launching sometime in December of this year. The game is now available for pre-registration on the Google Play Store and Apple App Store.
TERA Classic has added the first new class since the mobile MMORPG fully launched in South Korea in August. The Elin Lancer, with her oversized lance, pranced her tiny Elin feet straight into the game on September 11th. Check out the combat gameplay trailer video below to see the Elin Lancer in action!
101XP has announced that the new Eternal Magic MMORPG is about to start its open beta on September 26th. Two servers will open at the start: Sagittarius [NA] and Andromeda [EU]. The game recently ended its 11-day closed beta on September 15th which had a level limit of 50. In the open beta, players will be allowed to level up to 60. Those who played during the closed beta will find their characters’ items reset. However, anything gained from the open beta will be theirs to keep.
Caravan Stories, the anime-styled MMORPG popular in Japan, has officially launched as a free-to-play game in North America on the PlayStation 4 console. The NA version supports English text and Japanese audio. Caravan Stories is currently available for PlayStation 4 in Japan, Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand as well. The game is known for its impressive art style, for having a wide variety of playable races from Orcs to Dwarves, and for its old-school JRPG style of progression.
Bless Unleashed, the console MMORPG based on the same lore and world as was in the recently shut down Bless Online, is nearly ready to launch. Publisher Bandai Namco announced that Bless Unleashed will launch on the Xbox One on November 7th. The open beta will run for two weeks through November 21st.
Jason Park, Head of Development at Neowiz’s Round 8 Studio writes in a development letter that “the community was very vocal about its feelings toward the combat system in Bless Unleashed and overall game pacing” and that exciting changes have been made to improve the game for the players.