Bossa Studios has announced that preparations are being made to launch a big content update for the sandbox world-builder MMO Worlds Adrift. The update is coming on September 6th. The upcoming update will focus on bringing PvE features and will bring many new things such as a new map, loads of events and more.
French indie developer Novaquark has unveiled the release roadmap of the civilization-building Sci-fi sandbox MMO Dual Universe. The roadmap shows the expected dates for the start of the game’s testing phases and release. The earliest phase is in November of this year and the release is planned to happen in the second half of 2020.
Dual Universe has raised a total of $11 million to date with over $600,000 USD during its Kickstarter campaign in 2016. As promised by the the developers, by the end of 2018, all Kickstarter backers will gain access to the Alpha stage of Dual Universe.
My.com has announced that Skyforge will receive a new Battle Royale mode that will soon arrive in the world of Aelion. In Skyforge: Battle Royale, players will fight in a virtual simulation that is maintained by the Argus system. It is the newly instituted entrance exam.
Players can join the Battle Royale mode lobby from the start screen or through the Adventures menu. The update will be available for all players for free on all platforms (PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Windows).
Webzen has announced that MU Online will launch its Season 13 Part 1 update on August 21st. The update will bring new content such as a new area called the Swamp of Darkness, new weapons, increased level cap and more. The Swamp is available for players level 800 or higher and will introduce new and challenging monsters.
Visionary Realms, developer of Pantheon: Rise of the Fallen has revealed three more classes that players will be able to choose; Summoner, Enchanter, and Wizard. All three classes are long-range magic fighters. All of the classes that are planned for launch including the newly introduced trio will be playable in the next testing phase.
Watch the video below to see Pantheon: Rise of the Fallen in its current pre-alpha 3 build. Pre-alpha 4 is the next testing phase.
The official Steam early access of Rend has begun. Access to the game can now be purchased for $29.99 from the official Rend site or Steam. Rend is a multiplayer faction-based game with RPG features, sandbox survival elements and team-based combat.
Booming Games and My.com have announced that Conqueror’s Blade, the medieval sandbox war MMO will be published by My.com for the Western regions. Its first closed beta tests for Europe were run by the developing company Booming Games, but now My.com will be at the reins of the game’s Western publication.
Conqueror’s Blade will be published with a free-to-play business model. More information about Early Access and testing phases will be shared soon. Meanwhile, beta sign ups are already being accepted on the official Conqueror’s Blade English site.
Phoenix Labs is following up the news of an expansion for their hack’n’slash monster-hunting action RPG Dauntless with a preview of two new fiery gear “exotics”. The new Charrogg exotics will be obtainable when The Coming Storm expansion arrives in August. The patch will include new areas to explore, more behemoths to hunt, new gears to obtain and heaps of bug fixes to test.
Initially revealed at the 2016 G-star event, Nexon’s and Devcat’s Project DH is set in a steampunk themed world where giant beasts are ravaging humanity’s dominions. Players set out to hunt these monsters together with their mounts. Not much is known about the game as of now, but we know that it is currently in development for PC with a mobile version planned for a future release.
The video below offers a 16 second glimpse of the mounted combat gameplay of Project DH. At this time, there is no release date and no announcement of a release plan for Western regions.