MMO Week in Review: Winter has come to Guild Wars 2 (November 27, 2016)

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Guild Wars 2 rolled out the third episode of the third season of living story content this week. Dubbed A Crack in the Ice, the episode takes players to yet another new zone, Bitterfrost Frontier, to deal with the Kodan. Meanwhile, ArenaNet also put out a new fractal and sat for an AMA, during which the studio revealed it isn’t planning on fixing old dungeons but is working on fixing economic exploits and insider trading.

Read on for the very best of this week’s MMO news and opinions.

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THIS WEEK’S TOP STORIES
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City of Titans targets a fall 2018 launch - City of Titans fans, we have some really good news for you today! The dev team posted an image on Facebook to announce the game's launch window. The date? Fall…
Where is Jeremy Soule’s Kickstarter symphony? - Back in 2013, Composer Jeremy Soule (Landmark, Guild Wars 2) launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise $10,000 to fund his personal project of creating a classical music album called The…
RIFT steps up its DDoS countermeasures - [AL:Rift]While RIFT players have been sallying forth in Starfall Prophecy to combat the forces of Ahnket, Trion Worlds has faced a much tougher fight of its own in the form of…
Crowfall introduces the female Templar class - There are eight classes currently playable in Crowfall's pre-alpha: the Champion, Ranger, Druid, Confessor, Knight, Myrmidon, Duelist, and Legionnaire. So how would you like to hear about one that no…
Overwatch strives to rebalance Symmetra - Overwatch players who avoid Symmetra like the plague might find themselves gravitating to her with an upcoming patch. Lead Designer Jeff Kaplan sat down with the community to announce a…
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Every week, get caught up on the MMO genre’s latest news and Massively OP’s best content in our MMO Week in Review! Want more roundups of content? Try Friday’s Betawatch for MMO testing highlights, Saturday’s Make My MMO for MMO crowdfunding updates, and Sunday’s The MOP Up, which mops up all the little bits of news we didn’t cover anywhere else.

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