The console version of TERA will soon receive a major content update called ‘TERA: Reloaded’ on April 2nd. The update will bring the adorable, yet very dangerous Elin Gunner. The arrival of the new class, as is usual, is accompanied by a leveling event in each and every region.
Other content coming in TERA: Reloaded
- New Gear Progression System for level 65+
- Guardian Legion Missions with performance-based rewards
- Anniversary Events
- New and returning dungeons such as Shattered Fleet, Lilith’s Keep, RK-9 and more
Albion Online is opening its gates to all willing players next month! On April 10th, the indie-developed sandbox MMORPG will become a free-to-play game. The change will apply to all platforms. A new generation of players will join the fight in the PvP-heavy world of Albion.
The Specter Wolf mount will be given as an exclusive thank you gift to all veteran players with Founder or Starter Packs. The Specter Wolf has all of the stats of a Direwolf, but with a ghostly look.
With World of Warcraft‘s Battle for Azeroth expansion in full swing, Blizzard is inviting old players to re-join the front lines. From March 21st to 24th, all inactive World of Warcraft accounts will be upgraded, “granting returning players full access to the game and all their characters”. All returning players will be able to play even if they do not own the Battle for Azeroth expansion.
World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth is currently on sale for $29.99 (orig. $49.99) for the Standard Edition, and $49.99 (orig. $69.99) for the Digital Deluxe Edition. For more information on the Welcome Back Weekend and sales, visit the official World of Warcraft site.
Aion‘s next major content update is on its way and it’s called ‘Ereshkigal’s Wrath’! “New instances, new Daevanion skills, new transformations, GP competitive seasons, and much more” will be added to the game on March 27th. More information will be revealed soon on the official Aion site. In the mean time, you can watch the Ereshkigal’s Wrath cinematic teaser trailer below.
Publisher Gamigo has reported that RIFT Prime, RIFT‘s progressions server will be shutting down on March 31st at the stroke of midnight. Character/credit transfers will go on through the following week until April 7th.
RIFT Prime launched just over one year ago on March 7, 2018. The progression server offers the “vanilla” experience with a low level cap and a limited in-game credit shop that only contains cosmetic items.
In the fall of 2018, Pearl Abyss, makers of Black Desert games acquired CCP Games, the Icelandic developing company behind the space-based sandbox MMORPG EVE Online. Now it has been officially announced that a Korean-localized version of EVE Online will launch in Q4 2019 (fourth quarter)! Players from the Republic of Korea will be joining the global EVE Online community. More information will be sent out as we get closer to a release date.
With the acquisition of CCP Games, the launch of Black Desert on Xbox One for North America and Europe, and the planned global release of Black Desert Mobile in the first half 2019, Pearl Abyss’ global reach is growing steadily.
Funcom has launched Anarchy Online‘s first ever progression server called ‘Rubi-Ka 2019’ to offer a unique take on a fresh-start experience. The game will have ‘no expansions, lower level caps, and an untouched economy to begin’. The server is planned to run for 12 months, but may run further if the community wants to keep it going.
Getting to level 60 can take a long time in Black Desert Online. Starting now, a new feature will allow people to test out several different “Trial Characters” at Level 60 with 4,000 Skill Points available. A maximum of three Trial Character slots are available, but you can delete and create more new characters if you run out of slots. The characters can be tested in the Battle Arena, Arena of Arsha, Savage Rift, and Red Battlefield.
After nearly two years of service, En Masse Entertainment will be ending service for Kritika Online‘s North American and European versions on April 30, 2019. As of March 6, players can no longer create new accounts for the game. Spending EMP (En Masse Points) on Kritika has been disabled.
All cash shop items have been reduced to 0 Kred, so players can purchase and test all cash shop items to their hear’s content until the servers go down. All existing Kreds on player accounts will be converted to EMP so that they could be spent on other En Masse games.