Shroud of the Avatar on R52 and launch content, craftable housing, and player ambassadors

Whether or not you agree that Shroud of the Avatar is already soft launched, it is most definitely hard launching on March 27th, meaning there’s just a few weeks to go until the big day. That makes the next couple of weekly newsletters extra important, given that they are previewing content that’s going into release 52 – in other words, brand-new launch content.

Portalarium’s latest offering teases two new companions, representing Truth and Courage, along with their unique art, plus progress on the town of Northwood and Blood River Forest adventure zone. Devs also answered a few more questions that didn’t make it into the previous Q&A; they say they’re working on DPS, crit rate, recipes, loot, and performance. They’re also “expanding the number of craftable houses” – there’s a craftable inn in R52, so MJ will be happy.

Additionally, SOTA is seeking out players for its “Ambassadors Program,” which’ll remind old-school MMO players of guide systems from games past.

“SotA Ambassadors will have a multifunctional role, being representatives and also caretakers of the Sub-Communities of a specific language. Their mission is to welcome and onboard the outlanders who are new to the Community, in their native language, and maintain the respective language forum as a fun and friendly place. In order to do so, the Ambassadors will have some moderation permissions for the section of the respective language, on the Forum as well as on Discord.”

We’ll be streaming the game tonight at 7 p.m. EDT, so take a peek if you’re still on the fence about giving the game a try at launch. We’ll also be at the launch event this week, so stay tuned!

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Victor Didra

Wow, that giant torch thingy in the pictures looks freaking cool! I’m looking forward to that one. Is it functionally a torch?

Caleb Cranson

Although I am no longer supportive of this game due to it’s heavy reliance on RMT, endless “grinding” and weak storytelling. I do encourage any potential new players to try the game out and see for themselves through Portalarium’s free trials. There are a lot of positives and negatives to Shroud of the Avatar, so people should go out and make their own determination. I wish them all the best with their “launch” of the game.