H1Z1 patch optimizes client and tamps down on overenthusiastic celebrants

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H1Z1 patch optimizes client and tamps down on overenthusiastic celebrants

For those playing the now-free H1Z1 battle royale, a small Thursday patch might hold a few changes to improve your game experience. It seems as though the primary purpose of this patch is to optimize the game’s performance, an effort which is vital to any PvP-focused title. Players using older computers will see the most improvement, although Daybreak is helping...

Albion Online is adding respecs and a GvG training system next month

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Albion Online is adding respecs and a GvG training system next month

May 2nd is destined for glory thanks to the planned arrival of Albion Online’s midseason patch. “On May 2, we’ll be launching a new patch that will bring several new features and updates to the world of Albion,” Sandbox Interactive explains. “It will bring numerous updates to the metagame and combat, including adjustments to the value of siphoned energy, the...

Star Trek Online improves XP boosters, brings back Delta Recruit event

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Star Trek Online improves XP boosters, brings back Delta Recruit event

There’s nothing like an expansion to draw interest and attention back to an older MMO, and Star Trek Online is enjoying such a period in its lead up to the launch of Victory is Life. For those currently playing or returning to the game, you might be interested to know that a patch has landed today with a few nice...

TERA Europe to merge down to four servers

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TERA Europe to merge down to four servers

TERA’s had a busy month, what with the console launch and its Godsfall update. May is going to try its hardest to keep this pace of interesting developments, especially over in Europe, where server merges are in the works. At the start of the month, six of the region’s servers will be merged down to three, with a fourth international...

RIFT progression server activates its first two raids

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RIFT progression server activates its first two raids

Yesterday RIFT’s progression server took a step forward, pushing the line of content forward with some old endgame activities. Two 10-player raids, Drowned Halls and Gilded Prophecy, were activated. To help plug players into these instances, the looking for raid tool has been included without any threat of a raid lockout. The raid difficulty will be the same whether or...

The Daily Grind: How much time do your regular MMO tasks take up?

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The Daily Grind: How much time do your regular MMO tasks take up?

MMOs are games of repeated content. You log in and do some things today, then in all likelihood log in to do several of the same things tomorrow. That’s a part of the genre, whether it’s a matter of “killing this boss in World of Warcraft until he drops the sword I want” or “rebuilding my kit in Darkfall after...

Battle Bards Episode 119: Skyforge

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Battle Bards Episode 119: Skyforge

Believe it or not, it’s the Battle Bards’ fifth anniversary! From its weirdly humble beginnings back in 2013 to our arrogant ramblings here in 2018, coverage of MMO music must continue! In today’s episode, we’ll be listening to a surprisingly good soundtrack: Skyforge. Yes, that Russian sci-fi MMO from the Allods team that lets you grow into your ego as...

Sea of Thieves lets you add customizible touches to your ship

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Sea of Thieves lets you add customizible touches to your ship

An 1.3 GB patch is sailing into Sea of Thieves’ port today, bringing with it treasures untold and bounties bold. Actually, we can tell you. The update’s biggest feature is the debut of legendary ship customizations. These allows player to hoist special sails, mount a spectacular figurehead, and deck out their hull. The patch also adds and tweaks several smaller...

Star Trek Online opens up its expansion bundle packages for Victory is Life

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Star Trek Online opens up its expansion bundle packages for Victory is Life

If you’ve been through prior expansion launches for Star Trek Online, you know that the expansion launch is almost always accompanied by big packs full of stuff for a large amount of money. So it should surprise absolutely no one that Victory is Life contains those same packs, if you’d like to buy a whole bunch of stuff for one...