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.
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.
DC Universe Online, Daybreak‘s superhero-themed MMORPG set in various DC universes is headed to the Nintendo Switch console and it will be free-to-play! A release date has not been announced yet, but the game is expected to arrive in Summer 2019. The Switch will be the game’s fourth platform alongside PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Windows PC.
There will not be any crossplay options between the Nintendo Switch version and PC/console versions of DC Universe Online. Players will connect to brand-new DCUO servers with their Nintendo Accounts. More information will be revealed as we get closer to the release.
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.
A free trial version of Monster Hunter: World on PlayStation 4 is now available for a limited time! Until May 20th, PS4 players can hunt giant beasts with all players, not just trial version players. Of course, you will still need a PlayStation™Plus membership to play online.
Players can do all eight assignments and progress up to the completion of the “Flying Sparks: Tobi-Kadachi” (Hunter Rank 4 / 3★ ) assignment and use all of the 14 Hunter weapon types. Two locations are included in the Trial: the Ancient Forest and Wildspire Waste.