Bandai Namco has announced that the closed beta testing of the upcoming Japanese anime MMORPG Blue Protocol has been delayed. Testing was supposed to begin in March 2020. The developer wishes to “prevent the spread of the new coronavirus and to ensure the safety of operation and development staff.”
Previously titled TERA Frontier, TERA Hero (테라 히어로) is the new mobile spin-off of the classic Korean PC MMORPG The Exiled Realms of Arborea (TERA) to be releasing. Developed with Unreal Engine 4, the mobile-only action MMORPG will improve on the PC version’s combat system. TERA HERO will start with 12 playable character classes and add 6 more at a later date for a total of 18 playable classes. Players can create 3-person parties to take on the dungeons and challenges of the game. Check out the video below!
Korean MMORPG Astellia is set to launch on the Steam platform on January 30th. The buy-to-play game is already downloadable and playable from the web-based service. Players form both the web-based service and Steam platform will be on the same regional servers.
On January 20th, PvP-oriented MMORPG Albion Online will launch its biggest update since the game was released in 2017. Titled Queen, the update will bring the new Hideout system that lets guilds operate in underground bases within the Outlands. An entirely new faction, the ancient Avalonians will also be added to the game. Players can fight against them in the new Elite Randomized Dungeons for powerful week-long buffs and Avalonian Shards (used for crafting the game’s most powerful Artifact Armor).
Korean game developers All-M sent word that a new class has been added to the Korean version of the action-combat brawler MMORPG Kritika. The new class is the Female Warrior who wields an elegant longsword. Check her out in the preview video below.
To add to the hype of revealing the release date for the upcoming open world MMO New World, developer and publisher Amazon Game Studios has posted a new developer diary video. The video on YouTube talks about the development that went into New World and shows off concept art and in-game footage.
The monster catching MMO TemTem will finally launch into Early Access at the start of next year. On January 21st, 2020, players will be able to access an early version of the game on Steam. They will be able to explore three islands, fight against 4 Boss Dojos and tame 76 possible TemTem in the co-op world. The game’s full version will have six islands.
Developer Eyedentity has revealed that the South East Asian release date for the World of Dragon Nest is set for January 8th, 2020. Both Android and iOS users will gain access on that day. The SEA release is specific to Thailand, Singapore, Philippines, Indonesia, and Malaysia.