The team-based sandbox survival game Rend is now fully released on Steam after spending nearly 9 months in Early Access. Frostkeep Studios has added dozens of game patches and major content updates to the game during that time. The new trailer below has been released to celebrate the launch. Read more
Four new classes are set to be added to Black Desert on Xbox One. On April 3rd, players will be able to play as the Dark Knight, Striker, Lahn and Musa. The preview video below has been released with the announcement.
On top of the four new classes, the Xbox version’s roadmap shows that world bosses, node & siege wars, the Kamasylvia, Valendia & Mediah regions, absolute skills, and awakenings are expected to be added in the first half of 2019. For more information, visit the official Black Desert Xbox site.
Last week’s closed beta testing is over and now The Elder Scrolls: Blades, Bethesda’s free-to-play mobile RPG officially enters Early Access. Fans who have registered on the official Elder Scrolls: Blades site are receiving invites to play in waves. If you’ve registered already, you will eventually receive an invite via email. If not, you can still sign up now. The game is already on the Apple App Store and Google Play Store.
ESO: Blades is available on both iOS and Android. The game can be played in English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, and Russian. In ESO: Blades, you take on the role of one of The Blades, The Empire’s most elite unite of soldiers.
Vindictus‘ newest playable character is on her way. Eira: The Void Witch, the fourteenth hero will join the game on April 30th. She uses her Mana Revolver to summon portals and glide through different dimensions.
Vindictus players can register for a celebratory package from now through April 28th. The package contains outfits, an armor set, character slots, and more. A “warm-up attendance event” is also up and running from March 26th through April 29th that gives daily reward items until Eira is patched into the game. Visit the official Vindictus site for more details.
En Masse Partners With Twitch Prime To Give Four Months Worth Of Promo Loot To Closers, TERA & Breach Players
By linking their En Masse account with their Twitch Prime accounts, Twitch Prime members can claim multiple promo packs filled with goodies for three of En Masse’s games (TERA, Closers, Breach) each month for the next four months!
The first En Masse: Action RPG Pack is available from March 22 through April 22 and includes the following items.
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 Will Be Free-to-play On April 10th – Veteran Players To Get Exclusive Specter Wolf Mount
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.
GTC 2019 Reveals New Teaser For Nexon & DevCat’s Mounted Combat MMO Dragonhound With Very Shiny RTX Tech CGI Scenes
At GTC 2019 (GPU Technology Conference), NVIDIA and Nexon announced that Dragon Hound, the upcoming mounted combat action MMO will support real-time DirectX Raytracing (DXR) effects with Nvidia’s RTX technology. Nvidia GeForce’s YouTube channel has posted a video that shows the enabled ray tracing effects for the game’s reflections and shadows. DXR being used for either aspect is still a rare sight in today’s games.
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.