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.
Ashes of Creation: Apocalypse, the battle-royale standalone spin-off of the upcoming sandbox MMORPG Ashes of Creation has rolled out a game update that adds a new map and UI improvements. The new map, called Forest of Erinthia is a winter biome map that contains vast enchanted woods. More environments will be added to Apocalypse as the game makes its way to adding Castle Sieges and Horde Mode.
KoG Games has added a game changing update to KurtzPel: Bringer of Chaos that introduces a new character and karma weapon to the game. This latest update comes after the third round of player testing in Etheca Proving Grounds, an application-driver test server where players are able to test out different combos and playstyles and provide valuable feedback.
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.
On October 8th, Astellia Online‘s latest update introduced the new Class Evolution system which gives players the ability to “evolve” into one of three specializations. Additional experience points can now be earned by Level 50 players towards advancing their Star ranks in their chosen specializations.
Black Desert Mobile is finally making its way to the West. Developer and publisher Pearl Abyss has announced that the mobile iteration of the popular PC and console MMORPG Black Desert Online will be launching sometime in December of this year. The game is now available for pre-registration on the Google Play Store and Apple App Store.
Nomadic survival MMO, Last Oasis was initially due to launch in Early Access this summer, but was pushed back until October to refine the game. Now, indie developer and publisher Donkey Crew has announced that the game is postponed once again and will launch on Steam in the first quarter of 2020. Feedback from testers have led the team to the conclusion the the current quality level of Last Oasis is not what they want to offer to players. They will announce a specific date for the early access when they are “200% confident with it”.