Since its launch on August 27th, World of Warcraft Classic has been smashing records everywhere including on Twitch. The viewership, player population and popularity of the game as a whole as risen again, thanks to Classic. But what about Classic has got everyone so pumped and hyped to play a 15 year old MMORPG again? Nostalgia Is A Drug The obvious answer is nostalgia. You can’t beat it, you can’t fight. In MMORPGs, we all have memories that are cherished – our first MMO, our first guild, the first time we experienced something, in some zone, or some raid. These memories over time creates a powerful longing to return to a time when the experience was pure. This is why older MMORPGs that create fresh start servers, or classic versions like World of Warcraft has done here will always be popular. On Classic right now, it’s hard not to pass by folks in chat without hearing about how the good old times have returned. Now it’s just a matter of seeing how far … [Read more...] about Why Is World of Warcraft Classic So Popular Right Now?
Legendary MMORPG Ragnarok Online has just reopened in Europe under a new publisher and a new version — Revo-Classic. For the first time European players will be able to enjoy this version and be a part of the growing Classic community for this MMORPG. Ragnarok was first published in 2002 in South Korea. The game originally featured classic mmorpg attributes such as massive wars, complex hero ability trees, interesting Scandinavian lore, balanced PvE and PvP mechanics. Nowadays every MMORPG usually contains these classic features, but it all started with the original Ragnarok. Ragnarok Revo-Classic is already being played in Thailand, Philippines and the CIS countries. Ragnarok Revo-Classic is a mix of the classic and modern mechanics. It means that players will start their game like in the good old days: in their favorite locations, with the max level set at 99/70 and without 3rd classes. In the beginning of the OBT players will be able to receive awards for … [Read more...] about Ragnarok Online Revo Classic Now Available In Europe
MU Online has just launched its latest update which features a new map, Switch Scroll and a few in-game events for players to check out. The Season 14 content update includes a new map ‘Cubera Mines’, 5th Grade Mastery Armor Item, and 4th Grade Soul Weapon along with an increased level cap up to level 1,100. Cubera Mines is a new area available to enter for characters whose levels are higher than 850. Cubera Mines was the first mine ever developed in the land of MU, but was soon closed and abandoned because the mine was infested with monsters. In this new area, new monsters including Mine Digger, Mine Carrier, Mine Driller, Mine Porter, Dead Digger, Dead Shoveler and Dead Porter await all MU Players. This update also brings a new Switch scroll. Once used, hardware usage is temporarily lowered to provide optimal performance and a smooth gaming experience while the Switch scroll is active. WEBZEN will be handing out a Switch scroll(7days) for free to all … [Read more...] about MU Online Has Launched Its Latest Update Season 14
Enplex Games is ready to take its story-driven multiplayer sci-Fi epic Population Zero to the next level when closed beta kicks off on September 19th. Everyone is invited to sign up for closed beta testing opportunities for the groundbreaking multiplayer sci-fi exploration game. In addition, Enplex has revealed a number of Founders Packs that guarantee access to closed beta, but that are not required to be selected. At the time of Open Beta launch in 2020, Population Zero will be a Free to Play MMO experience. Players of all stripes will love the uniqueness of Population Zero as it takes familiar features and gives them a unique touch. Whether it’s the action-based combat system, the tech trees and building systems, the PvP/PvE environment, the robust multi-disciplinary crafting system, or the unique perk system, players will find a lot to love in the game. Freedom is key in Population Zero as players land on Kepler, a single planet hosting … [Read more...] about Population Zero MMO Begins Its Closed Beta Next Month
In an official website announcement made today, BioWare has stated that SWTOR’s upcoming Onslaught expansion will be delayed. Onslaught will be Star Wars: The Old Republic’s third expansion since launch, and will feature all new content including a new playable race, a new operation, planets and gear progression system. The original launch date was scheduled to happen in September 2019. However, Keith Kanneg, Senior Producer at SWTOR has revealed that since the expansion began testing on the Private Test Server in late June, more time was needed. “The feedback from our Public Test Server (PTS), along with the data from our internal play tests showed us we need more time. We haven’t released all the changes to PTS, and we want time to make adjustments based on your insight. It was a difficult decision but with our commitment to delivering you a quality experience, we’ve decided to push the release date for our new expansion to October 22, 2019.” … [Read more...] about SWTOR Delays Onslaught Expansion Launch To October 22nd