MapleStory 2 is set to launch on October 10th and Nexon has announced the new content that players can look forward to when servers finally reopen. A new melee class that uses weapon runes called the Runeblade will join the lineup of playable characters. New zones including the resort island called Karkar Island will open up.
Black Desert Online is offering a chance for free-trial players to earn a free copy of the game. Those who complete the new 7-day Trial Challenge by October 17th will have their 7-day trials changed to Starter’s Packages that is $9.99 in value. What has to be done to achieve permanent access? Players need only to reach level 56 and complete their characters’ awakening quests.
Veterans inform us that completing the challenge can take as short as a day or two, so sign up now and join the preparation to explore the upcoming Drieghan content expansion in November. Visit the official Black Desert Online site for more information and to participate in the trial challenge.
Self-published by Neowiz, Bless Online will exit its early access phase and officially launch as a free-to-play game on Steam on October 23rd. Those who have purchased Bless Online’s early access will receive rewards for their patronage that includes 90 day to lifetime-long premium membership subscriptions, exclusive mount skins, costume skins and more.
A new major content update has also been recently introduced that brings the new 10-man Patala Raid dungeon, new enemies and more. Halloween-themed costumes have been added along with Halloween in-game events where players are asked to defeat pumpkin-headed enemies and collect candies in exchange for rewards.
For more information, visit the official Bless Online Steam page.
To celebrate the month-long march to Halloween, ArtCraft Entertainment is releasing previews of the monster races and creatures that exist in Crowfall. Not just the beasts that players will encounter in the wild, but also playable Monster Races that includes the gun-wielding Guineceans, the noble Centaurs, the gracious Elken folks and the hulking minotaurs.
Final Fantasy XIV has reached its fifth year of operation and the folks at Square Enix have released a set of new info-graphics. Wouldn’t you like to know how much Gil has been spent on repairs and how many times over that can repair the Leaning Tower of Pisa?
Some notable numbers to throw regarding Final Fantasy XIV’s current status include a total of 14 million players, 77,200,000 squats performed by the House Fortems Guards and 810,000 km of total flight distance for business trips by Yoshi-P (Naoki Yoshida), director and producer of Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn!
Black Desert Online will launch its latest free major content expansion called Drieghan: The Heritage of Sherekhan on November 14th. Players can look forward to new story-based content about the cursed Sherekhan tribe, mountainous and swampy new locations to take on, a large red dragon boss named Garmoth and more.
The end of WildStar has finally been given an exact date. Carbine Studios has announced that the Sci-fi action MMO will shut down on November 28th. The game has deployed its final update that disables cash transactions on the game’s website and in-game store, offers refunds and activates numerous in-game events that will run until the last day of the game’s life.
Gloria Victis has been updated with a handful of new features that are sure to set an interesting and fresh gameplay atmosphere for the PvP-heavy medieval MMORPG. Most prominent of all, Open PvP has been upgraded with new systems such as the Soft Lock system for choosing servers, a workers system for gaining workers that gather resources for your guild, and increased experience gain from Open World PvP and arenas.
Shroud of the Avatar is a sandbox MMORPG or ‘massively multiplayer online role-playing game’ that gives a mix of classic multiplayer RPG features and modern graphics. The game features single-player and multiplayer modes. The choices made by the players shape the world around them and affect other players greatly. It is seen by some as a spiritual successor to Ultima Online.