ZeniMax has announced that the prologue of the latest Elder Scrolls Online DLC titled Dragonhold is finally live on all platforms (PC/Mac, Xbox One, PlayStation 4)! The Dragonhold prologue questline does not require a DLC or Chapter purchase and is free for all ESO players.
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!
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.
Phoenix Labs has announced that Dauntless, the action-packed monster-hunt multiplayer RPG will be leaving early access as it launches its 1.0 update on September 26th. The game hit early access on PS4 and Xbox One just months ago in May and already has plans to release on Nintendo Switch later this year.
Update 1.0, titled Aether Unbound will be the biggest update to the game so far. A new weapon called Aether Strikers will be added for players to wield. This will come in handy when facing the powerful new Dire Behemoth that now makes its way to the Shattered Isles.
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.
Dragon’s Dogma Online, Capcom’s high fantasy MMORPG for the PC, PlayStation 3, and PlayStation 4 is scheduled to shut down in Japan on December 5th. The game initially launched in Japan on August 31, 2015 and never made it out to other regions. Capcom states that they have tried to support the game for players but it has become difficult to continue to provide satisfactory service.
First announced back in May, DC Universe Online‘s Nintendo Switch release finally has a launch date. On August 6th, Switch players will be able to download the superhero-themed MMORPG. The game is set in various DC universes and features popular DC characters like Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, the Joker, and over 300 other DC characters across over 30 content episodes.
The multinational tech and e-commerce giant Amazon bought the rights to a multi-season Lord of the Rings TV adaptation back in November of 2017 and now it is taking the epic high fantasy novel series further than ever in the gaming market. Amazon Game Studios has announced that they are creating a new free-to-play MMO game based on the Lord of The Rings. This is not to be confused with the 2007 MMO The Lord of The Rings Online which is currently developed and published by Turbine. According to press information, the game will give “a new immersive experience for epic exploration of the vast world of Tolkien”.
First announced in E3, the launch on PlayStation 4 will be the second console release for the game. Black Desert became available on Xbox One earlier this year which broke its four year long exclusivity on PC. There are no news yet of any plans for Black Desert to take on the third console giant, the Nintendo Switch.