Albion Online Is Expanding World Size To Allow New Players To Claim Land

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In celebration of Albion Online’s free-to-play launch, Sandbox Interactive has announced that they will add a massive expansion to Albion’s world soon. The Outland Expansion will add three new regions in total; Siluria (equivalent in size and value to Cumbria), and West and East Glouvia (equivalent in size and value to West and East Anglia, respectively).

Albion Online‘s upcoming new areas are intended to give new players a chance to claim land for themselves when they launch with GvG Season 6 in early May. A massive rework to the Outlands region is also planned to be added later this year that will further increase the world’s size.

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Albion Online Will Be Free-to-play On April 10th – Veteran Players To Get Exclusive Specter Wolf Mount

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Albion Online is opening its gates to all willing players next month! On April 10th, the indie-developed sandbox MMORPG will become a free-to-play game. The change will apply to all platforms. A new generation of players will join the fight in the PvP-heavy world of Albion.

The Specter Wolf mount will be given as an exclusive thank you gift to all veteran players with Founder or Starter Packs. The Specter Wolf has all of the stats of a Direwolf, but with a ghostly look.

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The Best Buy To Play MMORPG & MMO Games Of All Time As Of 2019

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Buy-to-Play, abbreviated as B2P or BTP is a revenue model for games that can only be installed and played once purchased. Not to be confused with subscription-based games that limits access based on time, buy-to-play games can be accessed for an unlimited amount of time after purchasing. Some of the games listed below offer free trial periods.

Here is a list of the best buy-to-play MMOs of all time! This is an on-going list that will be updated over time.

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The Best Sandbox MMORPGs & MMO Games Of All Time

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Sandbox MMOs are massively multiplayer online games with minimal limitations on the players’ capabilities to roam and change their virtual world. Players have access to a wide array of gameplay features or tools to create changes or impressions that have lasting effects. Common features that help define an MMO as sandbox are player housing, structure building, player-driven economy, crafting, farming and other open-world activities that affect the creation or modification of the game’s world.

We are listing these games based on their titles in ascending order.

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Albion Online Steam Release Is On May 16th – New Trailer Showcases Large-scale PvP

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As announced in March, the crowd-funded sandbox MMORPG Albion Online is making its way to a Steam release, and now they have revealed the date for it: May 16, 2018. The Steam platform comes with wide array of perks and what is possibly the main appeal for players of Albion is the instant increase in player population. This will surely rock the boat since Albion is a game where a significant chunk of your time is spent looking for fellow players to engage in PvP with.

On top of the the typical Steam features like achievements, as thanks to the veteran players of Albion Online, all achievements developed for the Steam launch will be obtainable by players that are using the native game client. Additionally, all players will receive a week-long Fame boost, giving 25% more Fame for all activities like gathering, crafting, killing mobs, and more. Fame is used for leveling up your adventure level.

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Albion Online Lancelot Midseason Update Will Bring GvG Training And Re-Spec

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Albion Online‘s upcoming Midseason update will bring major changes to player experience on May 2, 2018. The PvP focused MMO will now allow players to trade skill masteries between different skill paths and re-spec their combat frames. A GvG Training System will also be added that allow players to practice Guild battles with zero costs and zero risks. Balances to GvG have also been added in light of the new training feature.

Keep in mind that it is possible to unlock one’s entire skill tree and that many new combat changes will be implemented in this update too before you convert all of your combat fame into re-spec points.

This patch will bring numerous combat balancing changes to keep combat in Albion vital and fair. This time around, the focus is on buffing various underused base- and lower-level Artifact Weapons. This should bring some weapons that have been underrepresented lately back into the spotlight. Another change will be increasing the mobility of Battle Mounts in order to make them more attractive in bigger battles again.

Read more about the upcoming changes to Albion Online on their official site.

Albion Online Heads Towards Steam – Launch Date Soon

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As a PvP sandbox MMORPG and especially as one with an emphasis on grouping up with others for advantage in open-world PvP, Albion Online relies heavily on having a large player-base for many players to enjoy the game. Luckily Albion Online’s servers seem to be doing well in terms of player population despite the rough start during its initial months of release that were cause by large-scale DDOS attacks.

Now, its developers at Sandbox Interactive have announced that Albion Online is coming to Steam and that the game will be playable through Steam on PC, Mac, and Linux/SteamOS.

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The Best PvP MMORPG Of This Decade (2010 – 2019)

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PvP (player versus player) has always been a highly criticized criteria when it comes to MMORPGs. Some desire harsh-punishing and ‘hardcore’ systems that let you take the loot of your fallen enemies, some desire optional or casual instanced-based arenas, while others would rather walk a different path altogether. Here is a list of MMORPGs from the current decade with impressive PvP.

We are listing these games based on release dates in descending order. This is an on-going list that will be updated every time a new impressive PvP centric MMORPG reveals itself.

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