The MOP Up: Wakfu climbs the Mineral Tower (December 17, 2017)

The MMO industry moves along at the speed of information, and sometimes we’re deluged with so much news here at Massively Overpowered that some of it gets backlogged. That’s why there’s The MOP Up: a weekly compilation of smaller MMO stories and videos that you won’t want to miss. Seen any good MMO news? Hit us up through our tips line!

Maybe you’ll discover a new game in this space — or be reminded of an old favorite! This week we have stories and videos from Outer Stories of WulinArcheAge Begins, The Black Death, WakfuDark Age of CamelotRuneScape, Pokemon Go, SMITEHeroes of the StormOverwatchBattleriteRagnarok Rush, Wild BustersFinal Fantasy XI, and Twin Saga, all waiting for you after the break!

New Games and Testing


  • Final Fantasy XI: December’s patch allowed ilevel 119 relics to be rforged, added the Bastok divergence area, and revised Ambuscade.
  • Heroes of the Storm: Overwatch’s Hanzo joins the crew of this MOBA and players have a four-part winter veil quest chain to do!
  • ArcheAge Begins: This mobile MMO released its second content update, with a level cap increase to 88, legendary raids, the eighth volume of the saga, and a winter lobby makeover. [Source: Press release]


  • Dark Age of Camelot: This year’s Dragon’s Curse campaign is almost at an end, and Chapter 10 is upon us right now!

Odds and Ends


Perfect World is bringing its Chinese MMO Outer Stories of Wulin to mobile:

Wakfu is trekking up the Mineral Tower and engaging in some territory conquest with its Legends of the Crimson Dawn update:

RuneScape is revising mining and smithing, and the devs are right there to walk you through all of it:

Alysia the Ice Weaver is the newest champion in Battlerite, and she headlines this year’s winter event:

Check out Duke Nukem in Wild Busters, just to make your head explode:

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Mineral tower sounds like a disaster, pay per entrance dungeons? That may be a new weird level of pay to win.

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Interesting movement in Outer Stories. I wonder how easy it will be to handle on mobile devices.