Black Desert on Xbox One will be available for pre-order in the first week of the coming new year! On January 7th, pre-order prices will be announced along with the release date of the actual launch. The game will be downloadable via the Microsoft Store. The final purchase price has yet to be announced for this version of the game.
Thee mobile rendition of the PvP-heavy action-combat MMORPG Blade & Soul named Blade & Soul: Revolution has finally launched in South Korea. It ranked as the top grossing free-to-play game on iOS within 24 hours of its launch on December 6th. It’s currently still sitting as the top grossing app in South Korea ahead of Lineage 2: Revolution and Black Desert Mobile.
Blade & Soul: Revolution aims to give a mobile experience that is as close to the PC version as possible. This means that the combat is action-mode and players fight for glory in PvP tournaments and massive 500 vs 500 battles.
MapleStory 2 Patches Large Content Update With Soul Binder Class, Sky Fortress Area, A New PvP Mode & More Instruments
MapleStory 2 has patched in a new content update that brings a new class, area, and PvP activities! The new area, called Sky Fortress will offer new Daily, Weekly & Field Missions that grant tokens for purchasing Item Attribute Re-rollers, Costume packs, and more.
The new class named Soul Binder is a powerful caster class that uses deep, spiritual magic. Nexon has given all players an additional Free Character Slot so that everyone can try the new class.
Players can now partake in 1vs1PvP combat when they reach level 50! Maplers can queue up for a match and fight against other adorable players in a ‘best of three’ battle.
Ashes of Creation Will Launch Standalone Battle Royale/Siege Prequel ‘Apocalypse’ Into Open Beta This Year
Everyone will be given access to Ashes of Creation this year! Well… to its new standalone prequel. Developer Intrepid Studios has announced that Ashes of Creation ‘Apocalypse’ will be launched into open beta on December 18th for Windows. Apocalypse will run as a separate game for players who want to fight in a battle royale mode of up to 100 players. A 200-player castle siege mode and other co-op content will be added after the launch.
Keep in mind that this is not the MMORPG Ashes of Creation, but is tied to it as a prequel when it comes to lore. The upcoming open beta of Apocalypse will help test the core systems that will be in the Ashes of Creation MMORPG when it is finally released.
The PlayStation 4 and Xbox One version of TERA will receive a large content update at the start of next year that will release the highly desired Valkyrie class. On Tuesday, January 8th, the Valkyrie will join the fight and be greeted with a new level up event for new Valkyrie players. If you are an existing player and want a free Additional Character Slot, make sure you log in at least once before January 25th.
Legends of Aria is set to officially launch its Early Access tomorrow on December 4th, but the full release on the Steam platform has been delayed to sometime in 2019. This decision was made because time is needed for more internal and public tests to recent fixes to data synchronization issues, recent growth requires for the development and customer service teams to expand, and their staff needs a break from the up to 12 hours a day, 7 days, a week work schedules.
In today’s Producer’s Letter, Neowiz announced that Bless Online‘s Steam version will finally receive the Mystic as a new addition to the class roster in the first half of 2019. The healer class will be the only other healer option besides from the already playable Paladin. The mystic will act as a healer and support that focuses around HoT’s (Heal over Time) and DoT (Damage over Time).
“As we want to ensure a balanced, enjoyable experience with the Mystic and will put in all the work necessary to achieve that, we don’t yet have an exact release date yet. We will also ensure that all existing classes are properly balanced for the addition of the Mystic.”
En Masse Entertainment has announced that the Closers team will be expanding once more with the addition of Luna on December 11th. Luna wields ‘Aegis’, the strongest shield there is as her main weapon. She was initially trained as a defensive Closer, but found her true potential in an offensive fighting style. Luna uses her technologically advanced shield to deflect powerful blows and deal devastating smacking damage.
Revelation Online‘s latest major content update named Mythical Conflict has opened up a new PvP battlefield game mode called Legends of Nuanor. Within this new arena, players brawl in 5v5 MOBA-style (multiplayer online battle arena) matches. Each player controls a prominent legendary hero from Revelation’s backstory and lore to play during each match. The playable heroes are unique and customizable with talents.