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.
Ashes of Creation: Apocalypse, the battle-royale standalone spin-off of the upcoming sandbox MMORPG Ashes of Creation has rolled out a game update that adds a new map and UI improvements. The new map, called Forest of Erinthia is a winter biome map that contains vast enchanted woods. More environments will be added to Apocalypse as the game makes its way to adding Castle Sieges and Horde Mode.
KoG Games has added a game changing update to KurtzPel: Bringer of Chaos that introduces a new character and karma weapon to the game. This latest update comes after the third round of player testing in Etheca Proving Grounds, an application-driver test server where players are able to test out different combos and playstyles and provide valuable feedback.
Nomadic survival MMO, Last Oasis was initially due to launch in Early Access this summer, but was pushed back until October to refine the game. Now, indie developer and publisher Donkey Crew has announced that the game is postponed once again and will launch on Steam in the first quarter of 2020. Feedback from testers have led the team to the conclusion the the current quality level of Last Oasis is not what they want to offer to players. They will announce a specific date for the early access when they are “200% confident with it”.
Ashes of Creation‘s Apocalypse, the standalone battle royale game hit Early Access earlier today at 3PM EST. The game stands as a prequel to the upcoming sandbox fantasy MMORPG Ashes of Creation and as a testing playground for Ashes of Creation’s core infrastructure and key features. The early access is free to download from Steam and the Ashes of Creation website. Servers are located in North American (East & West), European (Central), and Southeast Pacific (Singapore). You will need to register for a free Intrepid account.
More cuteness and sexiness are upon the North American and European version of SoulWorker as a new female character joins the game. Chii Aruel, the nimble sword wielder girl will start with a few skills at Level 14 in Candus City.
Phoenix Labs has announced that Dauntless, the action-packed monster-hunt multiplayer RPG will be leaving early access as it launches its 1.0 update on September 26th. The game hit early access on PS4 and Xbox One just months ago in May and already has plans to release on Nintendo Switch later this year.
Update 1.0, titled Aether Unbound will be the biggest update to the game so far. A new weapon called Aether Strikers will be added for players to wield. This will come in handy when facing the powerful new Dire Behemoth that now makes its way to the Shattered Isles.
After years of staying under the radar, earlier in May of this year, a select group of players in Korea were finally chosen to conduct closed testing of Nexon’s sandbox MMORPG Peria Chronicles. Now, four months later, Korean news source Invenglobal reports that Nexon has announced that “after much discussion, the development of ‘Peria Chronicles’ is stopped.”
Several internal and external tests were conducted for Peria Chronicles and Nexon concluded that the current stage of the game could not satisfy players. The project is now cancelled.