World of Warcraft Classic has finally been given a release date; August 26th for NA and August 27th for most other places. World of Warcraft Classic is a polished replica of World of Warcraft’s patch 1.12 version from 2006 before the launch of the game’s first expansion, The Burning Crusade. Eager players can begin claiming their character names on August 13th.
The Japanese anime MMORPG Caravan Stories is headed to the West on PlayStation 4 and will start off with open beta testing on July 16th. The game will also fully launch one week later on July 23rd. Traverse the fantasy world of Iyarr and challenge the great enemy known as Enigma. Choose to join one the five different races of Ork, Elf, Human, Gessy, and Dwarf.
Peria Chronicles Closed Beta Testing Begins In Korea – Nexon Accounts With Access Are Hard To Come By
A select group of beta testers in South Korea are now playing Nexon‘s long-awaited cel-shaded sandbox MMORPG Peria Chronicles! The beta began earlier today and will be running until May 12th. Testing is scheduled to run for 8 hours per day in the first two days and for 13 hours per day in the last two days. While the client download links (periafans.com) are now public, the current testing phase is a closed beta, so most eager fans must continue their wait to try the game.
Albion Online‘s latest Midseason Patch (Oberon Patch 5) is live and it comes with three new regions for players to explore. Players now also have more flexibility with urgent access to territories since they can now remove their portal bindings (the lock to a city’s Outlands portal) every 30 days. The update also brings changes to Siege Camps, UI, an additional Marketplace Cluster to Caerleon, balance changes to combat, and more.
The EVE Online universe is getting a whole lot of new content soon when the game launches the ‘Invasion’ expansion on May 28th. Capsulers will be faced with a massive invasion as the Triglavian threat closes in.
Players can expect to see new visuals, new content and new system-wide effects.
Novaquark has released a new Developer’s Diary that explains the details on the barter system that will be added to the Scifi civilization-building MMO Dual Universe. The barter system will allow players to directly trade with one another. Like typical MMO trading, players will engage with one another in the game world and request to barter by clicking on the character they wish to barter with.
Lost Ark’s Roadmap Shows A New Continent, Ocean Travel Auto-routing, A New Dungeon & More Are Coming Soon
Smilegate has released a roadmap of content that will come over the next few months to the new Korean action MMORPG Lost Ark. The game is growing in popularity in Korea and has recently added the new Lace Master class. No new information has been given about English servers or an English release yet.
Pearl Abyss has announced that Xbox Game Pass users will be able to join in on the exploration of Black Desert’s Xbox version on May 9th. Game Pass members will be able to jump into the game and choose from 10 unique classes and explore the region of Valencia. They will also be able to purchase Black Desert with a 20% discount on all edition bundles of the game and get a 10% discount on all in-game consumables.
ArenaNet has announced a new event that will encourage Guild Wars 2 players to go out and beat “the biggest, baddest monsters terrorizing Tyria’s farmlands, swamps, coastlines, tundra, volcanos—and more!”
From May 6th to 13th, players will receive a ‘Bonus Box of Goods’ from every world boss they participate in defeating. These boxes will have a rare chance of containing shiny rewards like cosmetic infusions and invisible footwear.