Bandai Namco has announced a new online action RPG titled Blue Protocol. The game is developed by Project Sky Blue, a team consisting of veteran members from Bandai Namco Online and Bandai Namco Studios.
Indie developer Dynamight Studios has announced that their sandbox action MMORPG Fractured will begin its second Alpha 1 test (Alpha 1 – Testing 2) on Wednesday, July 10, at 4pm CEST (10am EDT).
While Fractured’s Alpha Test 1 in April was focused on collecting mechanics feedback and server stability testing, Alpha Test 2 will focus on adding new content to the game. New content includes new creatures, spells, housing, and crafting. For more details, visit the game’s Test 2 roadmap.
The small, but bold new Shai class is finally playable in Black Desert Online. Equipped with her giant boomerang, Shai supports her teammates in battle and fights from a distance. Shai is the 18th and first true support class to be added in the popular fantasy MMORPG.
Korean gaming company Netmarble has announced that recruitment has begun in search of beta testers for the new Japanese mobile MMORPG TERA Origin. This mobile game is the fourth to be based on the TERA IP (The Realms of Arborea) after TERA M, TERA Classic and TERA Frontier. Closed beta testing will begin on July 2nd.
In celebration of ArcheAge‘s upcoming Echoes of Hiram content update, the ArcheAge Team is holding an event extravaganza on the game’s PTS (Public Test Server). Testers will be able to explore the new Eastern Hiram Mountains and win event prizes for their characters in the live servers. Festivities begin on June 24th 9AM PDT.
Korean developers Barunson and Studio 8 have sent word that the first closed beta test of the fantasy MMORPG Astellia will begin on June 25th and end July 1st. Pre-download of the CBT-1 Client is already available for those who have been invited to participate.
For the first 5 days of CBT-1, players will experience the game in its “default state” so the developers can get data on character and gear progression. After, a Special NPC will appear that will level up characters to Lv. 50.
The developer of the popular sandbox MMORPG ArcheAge, XL Games has partnered with publisher Kakao Games to bring to life a new open-world mobile MMORPG called Moonlight Sculptor. Initially announced in 2016, the game is finally beginning to reveal itself with the first three artworks released.
Nintendo Switch players are getting another monster-hunting action co-op RPG! At E3 (Electronic Entertainment Expo), indie developer Phoenix Labs announced that Dauntless will be playable on Nintendo Switch later this year.
Dauntless is a free-to-play game and is currently available for PC, PS4, and Xbox One. Phoenix Labs’ vision is to provide full cross-play between all consoles. Players will be able to continue their journey on the Nintendo Switch when it releases for that console.
Phantasy Star Online 2 Is Officially Releasing In The West In 2020 & Will Eventually Launch On All Platforms
During last week’s E3 Premier, SEGA and Microsoft announced that Phantasy Star Online 2, the lobby-based action-oriented MMORPG will finally launch in English for North America in Spring 2020. The game will launch as free-to-play on both PC and Xbox One with cross-platform support.
Just recently, Phil Spencer, the head of the Xbox brand has confirmed that the game will eventually end up on all platforms. Spencer revealed the news to Giant Bomb’s Jeff Gerstmann during the 50-minute interview focused on the PSO2’s exciting Western reveal.
PSO2’s English version has been widely anticipated by fans of the popular Phantasy Star RPG saga since Phantasy Star Online 2 was first released exclusively in Japan nearly seven years ago in July 2012.