Entries in 'mmo' (240)

Rift confronts the inevitable, goes free-to-play

Rift confronts the inevitable, goes free-to-play

Trion Worlds has confirmed plans to ditch subscription fees for MMO title Rift.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 15th 2013 at 9:58AM in News
Planetside 2 Mobile Uplink app released

Planetside 2 Mobile Uplink app released

Sony Online Entertainment has released the Planetside 2 Mobile Uplink app for iOS and Android devices.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 16th 2013 at 8:35AM in News
Star Wars: The Old Republic registers 2m new accounts since F2P switch

Star Wars: The Old Republic registers 2m new accounts since F2P switch

Star Wars: The Old Republic has seen an increase of 2m new accounts since switching to the free-to-play model last November.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 22nd 2013 at 6:45AM in News
MMO Tera's free-to-play switch scores over 1.4m new US accounts

MMO Tera's free-to-play switch scores over 1.4m new US accounts

The North American version of Tera: Rising has pulled in 1.4m new accounts since going free-to-play in February, En Masse Entertainment has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 21st 2013 at 7:59AM in News

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EVE and Dust 514 to merge servers tomorrow

EVE and Dust 514 to merge servers tomorrow

CCP will tomorrow merge its established PC MMO EVE and experimental PS3 shooter Dust 514 tomorrow.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 9th 2013 at 12:13PM in News
First Star Wars: The Old Republic expansion skips retail

First Star Wars: The Old Republic expansion skips retail

BioWare is working on the first major add-on or its Star Wars MMO, The Old Republic – but it won't be coming to the High Street.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Dec 18th 2012 at 5:27PM in News
Square Enix announces Star Galaxy

Square Enix announces Star Galaxy

A Square Enix teaser site thought to be counting down to a Star Ocean announcement has in fact revealed something different – Star Galaxy.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 12th 2012 at 10:21AM in News
343 seeks MMO developers for work on Halo 4 and new project

343 seeks MMO developers for work on Halo 4 and new project

Microsoft has posted a pair of job listings in search of developers to join 343 industries for future Halo endeavors.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 21st 2012 at 8:30AM in News

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Star Wars: The Old Republic is now, officially, free-to-play

Star Wars: The Old Republic is now, officially, free-to-play

After what can rightly be described as a mixed first year, EA and BioWare’s Star Wars: The Old Republic is now a free-to-play title.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 16th 2012 at 9:29AM in News
VIDEO: Elder Scrolls Online gameplay

VIDEO: Elder Scrolls Online gameplay

Bethesda has released the first gameplay video for the divisive The Elder Scrolls Online.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 9th 2012 at 3:34PM in News
Free's crowd: Using free-to-play to grow MMOs

Free's crowd: Using free-to-play to grow MMOs

Trion Worlds aims to reinvent the MMO space with each title, and is using free-to-play to attract a wider audience.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Nov 9th 2012 at 2:30PM in News
NCsoft tells fans that there's no saving City of Heroes

NCsoft tells fans that there's no saving City of Heroes

A 20,000+ signature petition will not be enough to save MMO City of Heroes from closure.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 3rd 2012 at 10:40AM in News

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Funcom to focus on smaller games as The Secret World sales disappoint

Funcom to focus on smaller games as The Secret World sales disappoint

Funcom’s Q2 2012 financial report reveals its MMO The Secret World has sold 200,000 units since its launch in July.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 29th 2012 at 7:44AM in News
Guild Wars 2 pre-order sales top 1m

Guild Wars 2 pre-order sales top 1m

ArenaNet has announced Guild Wars 2 has already sold 1m copies ahead of today’s official launch for the MMO.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 29th 2012 at 7:20AM in News
Free-to-play games typically lose 70 per cent of initial user base

Free-to-play games typically lose 70 per cent of initial user base

Former Empire: Total War designer Jan van der Crabben warns free-to-play developers to expect a 70 per cent drop in initial registered users.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 15th 2012 at 8:30AM in News
Indie dev PerBlue reveals huge sales figures, sees Android passing iOS

Indie dev PerBlue reveals huge sales figures, sees Android passing iOS

Mobile developer Perblue has revealed staggering financial figures for their free-to-play MMO Parallel Kingdom, also declaring that Android is currently outpacing iOS in nearly every way.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 15th 2012 at 8:15AM in News

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The War Z nets over 100k beta registrations in first 24 hours offered

The War Z nets over 100k beta registrations in first 24 hours offered

Arktos Entertainment Group and Hammerpoint Interactive have revealed their upcoming MMO The War Z brought in over 100k closed beta registrations within 24 hours of being announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 2nd 2012 at 7:20AM in News
MMO RuneScape boasts over 200m registered users

MMO RuneScape boasts over 200m registered users

Jagex’s long-running, massively popular MMO RuneScape is perhaps even more popular than we thought.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 20th 2012 at 4:35AM in News
UPDATED: BioWare reveals new F2P Ultima Online MMO

UPDATED: BioWare reveals new F2P Ultima Online MMO

A brand new version of Ultima Online is on the way.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 12th 2012 at 1:12PM in News
Star Wars: The Old Republic gets free-to-play trial

Star Wars: The Old Republic gets free-to-play trial

The millions of voices that suddenly cried out in terror when they discovered that Star Wars: The Old Republic would have a monthly subscription have been suddenly silenced.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 11th 2012 at 8:34AM in News
Game of Thrones MMO Seven Kingdoms announced

Game of Thrones MMO Seven Kingdoms announced

Bigpoint has announced Game of Thrones: Seven Kingdoms, an upcoming free-to-play browser MMO based on the hit HBO show.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 5th 2012 at 6:27AM in News
Funcom developing Lego MMO

Funcom developing Lego MMO

MMO developer Funcom is taking a break from its mature-themed titles to work on a licensed Lego MMO game, the company has confirmed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 2nd 2012 at 6:25AM in News
Final Fantasy XI is the most profitable ever FF title

Final Fantasy XI is the most profitable ever FF title

Square Enix has confirmed that ten-year-old MMO outing Final Fantasy XI remains the profitable title in the series ever released.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 25th 2012 at 11:43AM in News
Jagex closes 8Realms, job losses incoming

Jagex closes 8Realms, job losses incoming

Jagex is closing its MMO 8Realms after little more than a year since the game's closed beta was released.

Will Freeman
by Will Freeman
on May 28th 2012 at 1:20PM in News
VIDEO: New Marvel Heroes MMO revealed

VIDEO: New Marvel Heroes MMO revealed

A new MMO called Marvel Heroes has been announced by Gazillion Entertainment.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 23rd 2012 at 10:55AM in News