Indie developer Phoenix Labs has posted that Dauntless, their monster slayer multiplayer ARPG has reached the major milestone of 1,000,000+ registered players. The game launched its official free-to-play open beta testing phase today. Anyone can begin their behemoth slaying journey by downloading Dauntless from the official site. As is typical with open beta launches, players are reportedly experiencing loads of issues. In particular there are problems with the game’s matchmaking system, low FPS, crashing and areas failing to load.
Daybreak Games has released the latest major update to EverQuest 2 called GU106: Seeds of Vengeance and are now in need of more heroes to fight off the dangers put forth by the new content. From May 24th to June 7th, all existing accounts will be able to create a single level 100 heroic character. Once the character is created, temporary access to the Planes of Prophecy expansion will be granted to your account. This expansion comes with multiple new zones to explore.
As soon as you create your free heroic character, they will be ready for adventure, and will come with the following items:
- Shadowed Selecat Familiar
- Personal Avatar Mercenary
- Nether Harbinger Flying Mount
- A full set of gear, including new unique armor variants
- And other unique items!
Webzen has announced that the fourth class addition to their browser MMORPG MU Ignition named the Magic Gladiator is now playable. The Magic Gladiator makes use of Magic Spells and melee combat with swords. Along with the new class, the latest update also added the new Monster Card Gallery system that allows players to raise character attributes by collecting various monster cards. Mutated monsters will now spawn in fields and will drop valuable equipment and rare items.
“The 4th Class of MU Ignition, Magic Gladiator will be available. Magic Gladiator is exceptionally adept in Magic Spells and Swords. Magic Gladiator is able to use both Dark Knight and Dark Mage’s equipment flexibly. Players can also equip the Magic Gladiator with exclusive wings available only for this specific class. This powerful new class brings more benefits by earning 7 stat points, instead of the original 5 stat points, for every level gained. Players can create Magic Gladiator through the use of Bound Gem or Gem Shop.”
Revelation Online has announced that the next major content update called Imperial War will allow players to show their loyalty to their servers. Players will fight in week-long PvP match-ups between different servers. They will also be able to hire mercenaries to help in battle and a new Soul Skill system will be added. The update is expected to arrive soon.
Meanwhile, the Chinese version of Revelation Online is preparing for a massive expansion called Revelation Online 2.0 and the mobile version of the game, titled Revelation M is also expected to release soon for the Chinese region.
The Bless Online Team has posted a brief Q&A on the official Bless Online Facebook page that reveals information on the game’s upcoming early access and Founder’s Packs. There will be no pre-download before the game is live for Founders on May 28th.
There will be one server for each region that will offer multiple channels. (NA: 3 channels, EU: 2 channels) This is subject to change. The exclusive skins in the Founder’s Packs will be bound to whichever character you claim them with.
For those of you that are uncertain and waiting until the last day, Neowiz assures that the Founder’s Packs will be purchasable on May 28th. You can participate in our Bless Online Founder’s Pack giveaway for a chance to play during the Founder’s head-start.
Jagex has announced that RuneScape Classic will be shutting down in a few months partly due to exploits. They explain that with advances in technology to further support both RuneScape and Old School RuneScape, their tools are no longer compatible with the Classic version. In particular, the tools for detecting macro’s and ensuring community safety. This action will ensure that the abuse of 3rd party macro tools and the ever increasing botting issue will end.
Jagex is giving a two and a half month heads up for players to have the opportunity to have their last goodbyes. The RuneScape Classic servers will be taken offline on August 6, 2018 8:00 AM BST. Players can continue to play as normal until that date. Meanwhile, Old School RuneScape has already begun beta testing for its mobile version and RuneScape’s mobile version is not far behind.
Two new classes are coming to Tree of Savior! IMC Games has released the class previews and vocal BGM by SFA for both of them. The first class is the Pied Piper which is a class that utilizes music to control and fight enemies. The second class is the Exorcist which uses spiritual powers to weaken and banish enemies. The Pied Piper is part of the Archer tree while the Exorcist is part of the Cleric tree. Watch the previews of their combat, lore and stories below.
Before Dynamight Studios launches the crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter for Fractured, their in-development “anti-grind” sandbox isometric MMORPG, they have decided to release a preview of the prices and contents of the Pledge Packs. The packs range from €5 to €10,000 in price with the digital copy of Fractured as a reward for those that purchase the €25 pack. These are only previews of the packs and Dynamight states that they want to hear your opinions on the fairness of the packages before the campaign goes live.
With the open beta coming so soon for the upcoming multiplayer co-op monster hunting game Dauntless, developer and publisher Phoenix Labs has released the game’s intro cinematic. The video introduces the game’s floating island setting and the the start of what all players of Dauntless will be participating in: hunting behemoths.
Over 100,000 players have already participated in Dauntless’ closed beta and at least another 700,000 players are confirmed to be registered for the upcoming open beta on May 24th. During the open beta, all players will have unlimited access to the floating islands of Dauntless. The game’s open beta was previously expected to release back in 2017, so Phoenix Labs has had time to build up a long list of excited players. Sign up on the official Dauntless site to play the open beta later this week.
In the Netease Games annual conference, Chinese developer and publisher Netease has revealed two major releases for the Revelation Online IP in 2018; Revelation Online 2.0 and Revelation M. A new era for the Chinese version of Revelation Online will open sometime in the summer as the game revamps its graphics and introduces a new area that roughly translates to Wing World. The new area marks as the next and second expansion of the nine worlds in Revelation Online’s lore. The expansion will introduce a large new area that consists of dozens of floating islands, expand the game’s main and side stories, and introduce new gameplay features.