Otherland strives to regain players with hard work, more communication, and robust content additions
It’s no secret that Otherland, the MMO based on Tad Williams’ popular sci-fi series, has had an extremely rough go of it through development and launch. It really did look like a game that was destined to be shut down (or to fade into obscurity) within weeks. However, Drago Games is making a valiant effort to shore up the game with tons of new quests and a summer expansion.
Drago sat down with MMORPG.com for an interview on the game, saying that it is attempting to “starting the process from scratch” of building up the game’s playerbase.
“We are now going back to the way it was in the game’s early access where developers communicated directly with players,” Drago said. “We already see from various responses that we are on the right track and we plan to go further to strengthen that relationship, do events of different kinds, but first and foremost be there and answer.”
The team talked up the Fire Isle expansion, saying that players will go through a 60-quest story chain in the zone. “The Fire Isle itself might not be the largest zone we have, but when it comes to the amount of content, it’s surpassing many of them.”