News: MMORPG

Posted on February 24, 2012  

Added Under NEWS | MMORPG | EU

AION

Free-to-play from February 28 onwards.

Aion is making the switch to free-to-play in Europe on February 28, publisher Gameforge has announced. The free-to-play switch will arrive alongside the Ascension update, bringing with it new mounts, instances, zones, the new housing system and a new level cap of 60.

Posted on February 23, 2012  

Added Under NEWS | MMORPG | SEA

Rift SEA

Via Asiasoft.

The award-winning MMORPG RIFT is finally making its way to Southeast Asia. RIFT creator Trion Worlds will be partnering with Asiasoft to distribute the fantasy MMORPG in six Southeast Asian countries, including Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam and the Philippines.

Posted on February 22, 2012  

Added Under NEWS | MMORPG | International

Guild Wars 2

You have 48 hours. Wait, make that 45.

ArenaNet has just launched a beta sign-up page for Guild Wars 2 at https://beta.guildwars2.com. The beta sign-up page is only going to be up for 48 hours (it closes Friday, February 24 at 6:00 PM GMT), so excuse me while I sign up.

Posted on February 22, 2012  

Added Under NEWS | MMORPG | NA

Aion Ascension

Not just free, but truly free.

Aion’s free-to-play conversion in Europe is already a done deal, it was only a matter of time before its North American counterpart followed suit. NCSoft announced today that the free-to-play version of Aion, dubbed Aion: Ascension, is due to hit North America this spring, arriving at the same time as the game’s 3.0 content update.

Posted on February 21, 2012  

Added Under NEWS | MMORPG | International

The Secret World Release Date

June 19.

The Secret World is set to launch on June 19, Funcom has announced. The game was originally scheduled to launch in April, but Funcom has decided to delay the launch to give its developers more time to polish the game.

Posted on February 17, 2012  

Added Under NEWS | MMORPG | International

Living After War

Test out the game’s RTS mode.

Alaplaya has kicked off the closed beta test for its post-apocalyptic MMORPG L.A.W ¨C Living After War. According to the press relese, the closed beta test focuses on the game’s RTS mode, where players can duke it out with the opposing faction by taking command of tanks, gunships, robots and strategically placing defense turrets.

Posted on February 16, 2012  

Added Under NEWS | MMORPG | International

SWTOR

SWTOR expanding to Asia Pacific next month.

Gamers in Asia Pacific will get their very own Star Wars: The Old Republic server on March 1, BioWare and LucasArts have announced. The new Asia Pacific server will cater to gamers from Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong and Singapore, according to the press release.

Posted on February 9, 2012  

Added Under NEWS | MMORPG | EU

Eligium

Open beta starts next Wednesday.

Frogster has announced that the open beta for Eligium will begin on February 15. According to the publisher, the open beta will bring with it ¡°new guild functionality, an increased level cap with new skills, new areas and instances, the first of many new PvP features and numerous bug fixes and localization changes.¡±

Posted on February 3, 2012  

Added Under NEWS | ACTION, MMORPG | NA, EU

TERA

More TERA details revealed.

En Masse and Frogster have revealed the beta test schedules and pre-order details for their upcoming action MMORPG TERA. The game will begin its closed beta test on February 10 and open beta test on April 19 in North America, and begin its closed beta test on February 17 and open beta test on April 19 in Europe.