During Xbox X019, the annual Xbox celebration event held in London, Phil Spencer, the head executive of Microsoft’s Xbox division confirmed that Square Enix‘s popular MMORPG Final Fantasy XIV will be coming to the Xbox One console. No details or release dates have been mentioned.
CCP Games, the Iceland-based game developer responsible for the popular sci-fi sandbox MMO EVE Online is attending this year’s G-Star Convention 2019. G-Star is an annual trade show showcasing dozens of video games and MMORPGs in Korea. EVE Online is set to launch in Korea when the convention begins on November 14th and will be presented there to support the release.
Bless Unleashed, the new MMORPG on Xbox One has launched its open beta. Bless Unleashed shares the same lore and world as the previously shut-down PC MMORPG Bless Online. The game is published by Bandai Namco. The beta is set to run from November 7th to November 21st. You can start your adventure by downloading the game from the Xbox Microsoft Store.
From now until November 13th, the base version of the popular MMORPG The Elder Scrolls Online is free to play on all platforms. The game is playable on PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4. This allows gamers to get a glimpse of ESO’s content and gameplay before embarking in the game’s several buy-to-play expansions such as the new Dragonhold DLC that released just weeks ago.
Pearl Abyss has announced that the Mystic class has come to the Xbox One version of the action MMORPG Black Desert. Similar to monk classes in other RPGs, the Mystic is a female close-range melee brawler class that makes use of powerful combat Gauntlets and Vambraces to perform a variety of skills:
Developer Jagex has launched the mobile version of the long-running MMORPG RuneScape into Early Access. RuneScape Mobile is now available for download on the the Google play store for Android users. iOS mobile users will need to wait until sometime next year. The game is also set to fully launch in 2020.
WarpPortal has announced that Ragnarok Online (iRO) will be suspended for two months to make way for a massive “mega-update”. The iRO team was given the option to receive several updates all at once with a focus on improvements on quality of life and day-to-day adventuring in Midgard.
The iRO update will include “about a dozen game-system and quality of life updates such as Daily Login rewards, a tried and tested Anti-Cheat system, the long awaited pet evolution system, and much more”.
Through a developer’s letter posted on Facebook by Yunseok Yi (Executive Producer of What!Studio) and Seungmyeong Yang (Producer of Durango: Wild Lands), Nexon has officially announced the end Durango: Wild Lands. Service for the mobile sandbox MMORPG will end on December 18, 2019. In-app purchases have already been disabled.
ArcheAge: Unchained Prepares To Launch Tomorrow – Field of View & Korean Text Mods Officially Allowed
ArcheAge: Unchained, the proclaimed “no pay-to-win” buy-to-play iteration of one of the best sandbox MMORPG of all time is finally launching tomorrow, October 15th, at 10AM PDT for NA and 10AM UTC for EU. The release was initially meant to arrive on September 30th, but was pushed back to ensure that game mechanics will be balanced from the start.