Entries in 'mmo' (60)

NCSoft's Blade and Soul player count surpasses 1m

NCSoft's Blade and Soul player count surpasses 1m

Less than a week after it launched, new MMO Blade and Soul has shot past one million active players.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 26th 2016 at 12:17PM in News
Blade & Soul western launch set for January

Blade & Soul western launch set for January

Popular MMO Blade & Soul will make its way to western markets this January, publisher NCSoft has revealed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 20th 2015 at 6:35AM in News
Defiance game will live on, despite death of TV series

Defiance game will live on, despite death of TV series

The tie-in Defiance MMO will continue ‘exactly as before’, the CEO of Trion Worlds has pledged, following the cancellation of its TV counterpart.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 19th 2015 at 11:30AM in News
Layoffs hit Marvel Heroes studio

Layoffs hit Marvel Heroes studio

Marvel Heroes 2015 developer Gazillion has suffered a round of layoffs, the studio has confirmed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 8th 2015 at 8:09PM in News

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Wildstar free-to-play revamp enters closed beta

Wildstar free-to-play revamp enters closed beta

Wildstar's upcoming free-to-play re-release has entered closed beta, developer Carbine Studios has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 12th 2015 at 7:19AM in News
World of Warcraft's next expansion is called Legion

World of Warcraft's next expansion is called Legion

The sixth expansion to Blizzard’s MMO powerhouse World of Warcraft has been revealed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 7th 2015 at 2:20PM in News
NCSoft's journey to the West

NCSoft's journey to the West

In its native Korea, NCSoft is one of the top three games publishers alongside rivals, Nexon and SmileGate. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 15th 2015 at 2:00PM in News
PlanetSide 2 lands on PS4 later this month

PlanetSide 2 lands on PS4 later this month

Daybreak Game Company's free-to-play MMO PlanetSide 2 is heading to PlayStation 4 later this month, the studio has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 5th 2015 at 4:23AM in News

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MMO WildStar is going free-to-play

MMO WildStar is going free-to-play

One year after its launch NCSoft has announced that sci-fi MMO WildStar will be going free-to-play this autumn.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 28th 2015 at 4:09PM in News
Move over Elder Scrolls: Tera Online is now the biggest MMO of all time on Steam

Move over Elder Scrolls: Tera Online is now the biggest MMO of all time on Steam

In news that might surprise many, the biggest MMO on PC platform Steam isn’t Final Fantasy XIV, EVE Online or The Elder Scrolls Online.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on May 21st 2015 at 2:39PM in News
NCSoft bringing MMO Blade & Soul west this winter

NCSoft bringing MMO Blade & Soul west this winter

NCSoft has revealed its MMORPG Blade & Soul is heading west, with a release planned for North America and Europe later this year.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 21st 2015 at 7:08AM in News
Steam listing hints at Wildstar free-to-play switch

Steam listing hints at Wildstar free-to-play switch

NCsoft’s sci-fi MMO Wildstar could be in the cusp of abandoning subscription charges.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 15th 2015 at 3:45PM in News

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Console version of Elder Scrolls Online won't be locked out of pre-owned market

Console version of Elder Scrolls Online won't be locked out of pre-owned market

UPDATE: Bethesda has confirmed that no CD key will be required for the console version of the game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 14th 2015 at 10:22AM in News
The Elder Scrolls Online won't fit on a Blu-ray disc

The Elder Scrolls Online won't fit on a Blu-ray disc

Bethesda has said that it has not been able to fit The Elder Scrolls Online onto a 50GB Blu-ray disc for PS4 or Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 22nd 2015 at 4:10PM in News
Elder Scrolls Online players get PC-to-console switch discount

Elder Scrolls Online players get PC-to-console switch discount

Current players of Bethesda’s MMO title The Elder Scrolls Online are being offered the chance to switch to consoles at a discounted fee.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 10th 2015 at 9:27AM in News
Elder Scrolls Online switches to subscription-free model

Elder Scrolls Online switches to subscription-free model

Elder Scrolls Online's mandatory subscription fee has at last been dropped, Bethesda has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 19th 2015 at 4:28AM in News

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World of Warcraft introducing gold and game time swapping

World of Warcraft introducing gold and game time swapping

Blizzard’s MMO World of Warcraft is to offer a new mechanic that will allow players to trade gold and game time between one another.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 3rd 2015 at 12:03PM in News
World of Tanks heading to Xbox One with Xbox 360 cross-play

World of Tanks heading to Xbox One with Xbox 360 cross-play

Free-to-play action MMO World of Tanks is coming to Xbox One, developer Wargaming has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 18th 2015 at 6:36PM in News
Updated: Square Enix MMO trio fail to muster 1m subscribers

Updated: Square Enix MMO trio fail to muster 1m subscribers

Square Enix's latest financial report reveals the publisher has yet to reach a total of 1m paying subscribers across Final Fantasy XI, Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn and Dragon ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 5th 2015 at 2:44AM in News
World of Warcraft subscriptions climb back over 10m

World of Warcraft subscriptions climb back over 10m

Subscriptions for MMO World of Warcraft have risen back over ten million following the release of the game’s fifth expansion Warlords of Draenor.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Nov 20th 2014 at 11:36AM in News
World of Warcraft players get five free play days to compensate for DLC struggles

World of Warcraft players get five free play days to compensate for DLC struggles

Players of Blizzard’s all-conquering MMO World of Warcraft are being handed a five day extension to their subscriptions to make up for the troubled launch of the Warlords of Draenor ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 19th 2014 at 2:04PM in News
'There is a future for WildStar', Carbine insists

'There is a future for WildStar', Carbine insists

NCsoft MMO WildStar is not under threat, developer Carbine Studios has insisted.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 12th 2014 at 12:59PM in News
League of Legends tops the global MMO revenue tables as F2P dominates subscriptions

League of Legends tops the global MMO revenue tables as F2P dominates subscriptions

Look, we don’t know if it’s an MMO or a MOBA, so don’t shout at us.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 24th 2014 at 4:14PM in News
Blizzard has cancelled MMO title Titan

Blizzard has cancelled MMO title Titan

Mystery MMO Titan has been scrapped by Blizzard after seven years of development.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 24th 2014 at 9:41AM in News
UPDATED: ArcheAge pricing angers MMO fans

UPDATED: ArcheAge pricing angers MMO fans

Trion Worlds has decided to charge players more to play upcoming MMO ArcheAge than it does for existing title Rift.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 22nd 2014 at 4:27PM in News