Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: MMO

Update adds dungeons, more to PC version of Elder Scrolls Online

The Elder Scrolls Online Tamriel Unlimited  (Mac, PC, PS4, Xbox One) Update 11 Announcement - Screenshot 1

Update 11 has gone live for the Mac and Windows PC version of The Elder Scrolls Online. The download adds two new Argonian-themed four-player dungeons plus a slew of customization options via the Style Parlor. Through the parlor, players will be able to change their appearance, name, and race, as well as dye their costume and access “a large selection of cosmetic and quality of life additions.” Console players will be able to download Update 11 on August 16 for Xbox One and PlayStation 4, which, in addition to the PC update, will also introduce text chat. The Shadows of the Hist two-dungeon pack is available for 1,500 Crowns, while appearance and race-change tokens are 1,000 Crowns each and the name-change tokens are 2,500 Crowns each.

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All Points Bulletin Reloaded launches for Xbox One

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The free-to-play action MMO All Points Bulletin Reloaded has been released for Xbox One. The near-future, open-world title takes place in San Paro, where players sign on as either an Enforcer or a Criminal. Up to 100 players, in teams of up to 50, can participate in various missions types (deathmatch, hunting VIPs, etc.) and timed events. Characters are customizable with player-created designs, items earned for free, and kit purchased with cash. Items are available for gear, clothing, vehicles, and more. User-created items can also be put up for auction. To welcome new players, every Xbox One player who logs in within the first 30 days will receive the Xbox One Founders Pack, which includes weapons and vehicles. Players who manage to put in over 10 hours within the same timeframe will also receive the title XB1 Founder and special weapon skins.

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Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited – Dark Brotherhood launches

The Elder Scrolls Online Tamriel Unlimited  (Mac, PC, PS4, Xbox One) Dark Brotherhood Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

The Dark Brotherhood has moved into Tamriel. The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited’s new expansion adds the pugnacious assassins, along with a passive skill line, repeatable bounty quests, contract kills, sacrament quests, and two cities, Anvil and Kvatch. A new storyline finds the guild on the defensive as they seek to find a black-armored warrior that is tracking down and killing their members.

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Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited – Dark Brotherhood detailed

The Elder Scrolls Online Tamriel Unlimited  (Mac, PC, PS4, Xbox One) Dark Brotherhood Details Announcement - Screenshot 1

Last week, Bethesda revealed The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited’s next add-on, Dark Brotherhood. Today, they have followed up with a more detailed rundown of what’s going to be included in the 2,000-crown pack. The assassin guild will unlock a new passive skill line with which players can take out citizens with impunity, protected as they are by the Shadows of Sithis. Located on the Gold Coast, last seen in Oblivion, the Brotherhood will send players on tasks in two new cities, Anvil and Kvatch. There’s danger lurking about, though, in the form of a black-armored warrior who is on the hunt for assassins. Battling him will take players through new story content. Virtual killers for hire will also have access to repeatable bounty quests, contract kill quests, and sacrament quests.

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Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited – Dark Brotherhood trailer up

The Elder Scrolls Online Tamriel Unlimited  (Mac, PC, PS4, Xbox One) Dark Brotherhood DLC Announcement - Header

The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited is about to get a new faction, the Dark Brotherhood. A new video has been released showcasing the shadowy assassins that will be included in an upcoming downloadable pack. Assassins will have their own passive skill line, a storyline, and new repeatable quests involving Contracts and the Black Sacrament. Price and a release date weren’t in the announcement, but they will be revealed in the coming weeks.

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Tom Clancy’s The Division – Incursions adds new activities, features

The Division (PC, PS4, Xbox One) Incursions Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Tom Clancy’s The Division – Incursions, the first of two free updates, has gone live. Players can now take part in Falcon Lost, with player teams helping the Joint Task Force to fight the Last Man Battalion, and timed assignments that offer new rewards. New global events add Dark Zone supply drops of non-contaminated gear that don’t require extraction. Also added is the ability to trade within groups, and see the strength of other agents by a gear score. Several new gear sets will also offer build-based stat perks: Tactician’s Authority (electronics and support), Striker’s Battlegear (assault), Sentry’s Call (marksman), and Path of the Nomad (lone wanderer). Operation ISAC, an in-game weekly video series that offers missions and intel, also debuted earlier today, and will air every Tuesday at 3 a.m. (PT).

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Ubisoft details free, for-pay DLC plans for Tom Clancy’s the Division

The Division (PC, PS4, Xbox One) Beta Announcement - Screenshot 1

Tom Clancy’s the Division will be receiving three major expansions, according to Ubisoft. The online open-world role-playing shooter will receive both free updates and for-pay add-ons. The free updates will include standard balance tweaks and bug fixes along with new modes, such as group challenges in co-op. For-pay additions will be released throughout the year and add an underground area for up to four players in co-op, a survival mode, and another, unspecific mode called Last Stand. All three are included with the Season Pass, which also comes with an exclusive sawed-off shotgun and customize sidearm, in addition to outfits, weapon skins, and access to special events and content drops. Players can sign up for the upcoming beta here, which is set to kick off on January 28 for Xbox One and 29 for PC and PS4.

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Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited – Thieves Guild DLC trailer up

The Elder Scrolls Online Tamriel Unlimited  (Mac, PC, PS4, Xbox One) Thieves Guild DLC Announcement - Screenshot 1

Bethesda is offering a first look at the upcoming DLC pack Thieves Guild for The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited. The add-on will allow players to join the guild for the first time, who focus on stealing, robbing, and pickpocketing their way to fortune and glory. Players will be able to steal from the shadows and sneak along roofs as they recover lost treasure, explore a new zone, tackle new story content, and take part in a new 12-player trial. Pricing and other details will be released in the upcoming weeks.

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MechWarrior Online launches on Steam, gets new Faction Play mode

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Steam has added Piranha Games’ MechWarrior Online to its catalog. Also, starting today, players can access Faction Play to battle for the Inner Sphere in Clan Invasions. But that’s not all, robot jox, as more announcements will be made tomorrow during a livestream from Piranha’s HQ in Vancouver, set to run from 7 p.m. to 3 a.m. (CST). On top of news on upcoming developments, 100 players will be on-site for streamed matches.

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Final Fantasy XI final big update launched, Seekers of Adoulin

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Square Enix is capping off 14 years of Final Fantasy XI with one final update. Seekers of Adoulin adds a new area, Reisenjima, where players will battle to secure Vana’diel. To celebrate, all accounts inactive as of October 23 will be able to play the ending chapter for free from November 13 through 24, and all previous releases are also being discounted. The Seekers of Adoulin expansion pack will be $4.99 (from $9.99) and the all-in-one Ultimate Collection Seekers Edition will be $9.99 (from $39.99) from tomorrow until November 30. World Transfers have also been reduced from $18.00 to $9.00. Additional details about the discounts can be found here.

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