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.
TERA Classic has added the first new class since the mobile MMORPG fully launched in South Korea in August. The Elin Lancer, with her oversized lance, pranced her tiny Elin feet straight into the game on September 11th. Check out the combat gameplay trailer video below to see the Elin Lancer in action!
Pearl Abyss has announce that the vast desert of Valencia will be added to the PlayStation 4 version of Black Desert on September 25th. The new area is located east of Media and is a massive continent!
The arid lands of Valencia will bring a host of new challenges, monsters, and stories. The great Valencia content will introduce the Bashim base, a large stretch of land that is home to the Bashim, a race of Demihumans with extremely hostile tendencies. Other areas include the dangerous Cadry Ruins, Titium Valley, Basilisk Den, and many more. Visit the official Valencia content page for more details on the upcoming new locations and monsters. Get your compasses, camels, and weapons ready!
101XP has announced that the new Eternal Magic MMORPG is about to start its open beta on September 26th. Two servers will open at the start: Sagittarius [NA] and Andromeda [EU]. The game recently ended its 11-day closed beta on September 15th which had a level limit of 50. In the open beta, players will be allowed to level up to 60. Those who played during the closed beta will find their characters’ items reset. However, anything gained from the open beta will be theirs to keep.
Gamigo has released a new ArcheAge video showing the enhanced graphics that will come with the Shadows Revealed update on September 30th. Players on the original free-to-play ArcheAge servers and those who will join the new buy-to-play ArcheAge: Unchained servers will see drastic graphic improvements done to several areas of Erenor.
Caravan Stories, the anime-styled MMORPG popular in Japan, has officially launched as a free-to-play game in North America on the PlayStation 4 console. The NA version supports English text and Japanese audio. Caravan Stories is currently available for PlayStation 4 in Japan, Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand as well. The game is known for its impressive art style, for having a wide variety of playable races from Orcs to Dwarves, and for its old-school JRPG style of progression.
NCSoft has announced that a new ranged class is coming to the action-packed martial arts MMORPG Blade & Soul. On September 18th, the new Zen Archer class will arrive along with the Storm of Arrows update. The Zen Archer is a primary DPS class thatspecializes in fast-paced single target and AoE DPS.
Starting with the Imperial City Celebration Event that will take place sometime this month, all players will be able to get The Elder Scrolls Online‘s The Imperial City DLC for free. This will be permanently free.