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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. All current subscribers of the game have access to the test, as well as non-subscribers who have received a closed beta key – which anyone can sign-up for by visiting Wildstar’s official website. Carbine and publisher NCSoft …

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World of Warcraft’s next expansion is called Legion

The sixth expansion to Blizzard’s MMO powerhouse World of Warcraft has been revealed. It’s called Legion and will feature a brand new continent called The Broken Isles. Levels caps will be upped from 100 to 110. Plus, as players level they will now unlock PvP perks via a new ‘honour …

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NCSoft’s journey to the West

In its native Korea, NCSoft is one of the top three games publishers alongside rivals, Nexon and SmileGate. The firm has long had a presence in the West, and has been behind MMO titles such as Guild Wars and WildStar. But now the company is looking to accelerate its growth …

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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. Both PlayStation US and Europe Blogs reveal the title will launch simultaneously in Europe and North America on June 23rd. "We’ve put a lot of effort into streamlining and improving the …

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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. Developer Carbine has said that this decision was taken to open the game up to more users. The switch to free-to-play was hinted at earlier this month. WildStar launched last June and …

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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. Instead, it’s relative newcomer Tera Online, a Korean free-to-play effort which only launched on the Steam store earlier this month, on May 5th. Tera’s developer En …

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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. Siliconera reports the confirmation for a western arrival of the title comes three years after it was initially announced by the publisher. NCSoft is currently allowing fans …

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Steam listing hints at Wildstar free-to-play switch

NCsoft’s sci-fi MMO Wildstar could be in the cusp of abandoning subscription charges. A new listing for the game on SteamDB suggests that the game will be free-on-demand” whenever it eventually appears on Valve’s service. That’s the name used by all free-to-play games on Steam. The data is mined from …

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