2019 is already looking much brighter than 2018 has been for the MMORPG genre on PC. Fans of Western MMOs will have a handful of indie MMOs that have been in development for a long time to finally play and beta test. Publishers like Nexon and Kakao Games have good lineups of promising Eastern MMOs coming too!
Here is a list of the most anticipated upcoming PC MMOs to play or test in the coming new year. This list will be updated with new information such as release dates and schedules when they are revealed.
We are listing these games based on their titles in ascending order.
Just in time for the holidays, indie developer Novaquark has announced that everyone who has contributed money to their crowdfunding campaign of the sci-fi sandbox MMO Dual Universe will be able to play the game’s alpha version very soon. The event will run from December 20th, 14:00 UTC to Monday, January 7th, 14:00 UTC.
According to the most current release roadmap, Dual Universe is still set to have its full release in the second half of 2020, have a beta in the first half of 2020, and two more alphas in 2019.
Novaquark has announced that Dual Universe, their crowd-funded civilization-building sandbox MMO will have its Alpha 1 testing phases starting on November 29th. Alpha 1 access will be granted to all of the Kickstarter backers in waves. All current testers will automatically gain access to it too. Higher tier pledges will receive priority over lower tiers as invites are sent out 24 to 48 hours ahead of each testing session.
Packs can be purchased now from the Dual Universe site that will grant guaranteed access. Patron Packs at $180 grant access to the pre-alpha which is active now. Sponsor Packs at $120 will grant access to the upcoming Alpha 1. The Contributor Pack is the cheapest at $60 and will grant access to Alpha 2 that starts in the first half of 2019.
French indie developer Novaquark has unveiled the release roadmap of the civilization-building Sci-fi sandbox MMO Dual Universe. The roadmap shows the expected dates for the start of the game’s testing phases and release. The earliest phase is in November of this year and the release is planned to happen in the second half of 2020.
Dual Universe has raised a total of $11 million to date with over $600,000 USD during its Kickstarter campaign in 2016. As promised by the the developers, by the end of 2018, all Kickstarter backers will gain access to the Alpha stage of Dual Universe.