To add to the hype of revealing the release date for the upcoming open world MMO New World, developer and publisher Amazon Game Studios has posted a new developer diary video. The video on YouTube talks about the development that went into New World and shows off concept art and in-game footage.
On December 12th, Amazon Game Studios announced the launch date of the upcoming 16th – 17th century fantasy MMORPG New World at The Game Awards 2019 event held in Los Angeles. The open world MMO is fully launching in May 2020. The final business model for the game has not been announced yet.
The multinational tech and e-commerce giant Amazon bought the rights to a multi-season Lord of the Rings TV adaptation back in November of 2017 and now it is taking the epic high fantasy novel series further than ever in the gaming market. Amazon Game Studios has announced that they are creating a new free-to-play MMO game based on the Lord of The Rings. This is not to be confused with the 2007 MMO The Lord of The Rings Online which is currently developed and published by Turbine. According to press information, the game will give “a new immersive experience for epic exploration of the vast world of Tolkien”.
En Masse Entertainment and Amazon’s Twitch’s latest promotion package of in-game perks is now redeemable to Twitch Prime members of TERA. The promotion is available on both console and PC versions of the game. This is the third pack in En Masse’s four-month long promotion campaign with Twitch Prime. Visit the Twitch Prime loot page for more details.
Square Enix‘s popular MMO Final Fantasy XIV Online has teamed up with Amazon to provide 30-day free trials of Final Fantasy XIV Online: Starter Edition (valued at $19.99) to all Twitch Prime members. The offer is available from February 4th to May 3rd and only applies to the PC/Mac version, not PS4. Trial players can play all the way through level 50. To play after the trial, you’ll have to pay the $12.99 monthly fee.