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WildStar is in the Humble E3 Bundle… for non-players

Getting WildStar for only a couple of dollars seems like a pretty solid deal, especially when that means an extra 30 days of game time. Sure, the game is going free-to-play, but it’s not there yet. But existing players who decided to jump on the Humble Bundle’s E3 ticket bundle just for that code got a bit of a surprise when the WildStar portion went from being a bonus code that could be applied to an existing account to being for new players only.

Images of a cached version of the promotion announcement state that the codes can be applied to existing accounts, while the current page states the opposite. It’s unclear whether this is a sudden switcheroo or a similar change was made on the Humble store, but after players have spent the past few months being encouraged to pick up more copies, it’s a bit of an unexpected shift.

Source: Humble Bundle, Humble Bundle Announcement, cached announcement; thanks to everyone who sent this in!


The Secret World rolls out its Ultimate Edition

Getting back up to speed in any game can be tricky. If you’re out of the loop for a while, you miss out on quite a bit. The Secret World is certainly going out of its way to help you catch up, though, with the launch of the new Ultimate Edition of the game. It comes with every update of the game’s first season, exclusive starter weapons, AP boosts, and an exclusive outfit for players to use in dressing up.

Players who have never played the game before can obviously use the new edition as a quick way of getting into the action, while veterans who have stepped away can buy the edition to access all the content within whilst getting a bonus copy of the game to give away. The bundle is also on sale until June 25th; you could even pick it up on Steam right now for $42. You know how summer sales are.

Source: Official Announcement; thanks to Nordavind for the tip!


Steam’s summer sale offers mad MMO deals [Updated Monday]

Prepare your wallets to go broke and your libraries to fill to the brim with games that you’ll never have time to play, for Steam’s summer sale is upon us once again! As part of Steam’s annual extravaganza, the platform is selling many MMOs and packages at a discount:

We’ve got even more deals for you after the jump!

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Star Trek Online is rolling out new Tier 6 Veteran ships

Lifetime and veteran subscribers for Star Trek Online have long had access to a special ship that shows off their elite status. Unfortunately, the game’s most recent patch has left that ship a bit less elite; you can upgrade your Heavy Destroyer, but it’s still just a Tier 5 ship instead of a Tier 6. So it’s good news that a new Tier 6 Heavy Destroyer is being rolled out for all three factions, allowing long-time players to unlock a new starship trait and take on space with an improved craft.

The new Heavy Destroyers feature an enhanced version of the transformation ability present in the earlier versions along with a specialist officer bridge seat and the new Weapon System Synergy trait, which buffs projectile weapons after concentrated barrages from energy weaponry. If you desperately want the new ships but aren’t a veteran, you’re in luck; it’s not a coincidence that they’re being added to the game at the same time that a sale on lifetime subscriptions is being offered.

Source: New Tier 6 Heavy Destroyers, Lifetime Subscription Sale. Thanks, The_Grand_Nagus.


The Stream Team: Double trouble in SWTOR’s Nar Shaddaa Nightlife Event

You know those times you ask for something that you may regret getting? Well now just might one such time as MassivelyOP’s MJ and Larry team up again in SWTOR! Larry is continuing to try to convert MJ to the dark side, and this time he’s using a new event to lure her in: the Nar Shaddaa Nightlife Event. MJ’s still not convinced about the Empire, but how bad could a nightlife party be? She’s willing to give it a go just so the two can give away more gifts. Interested in a cartel pack? How about a cavern varactyl mount? Then you definitely want to tune in live at 3:00 p.m. as this dastardly Imperial duo causes mischief and mayhem as Imperial party animals.

What: Star Wars: The Old Republic
Who: MJ Guthrie & Larry Everett
When: 3:00 p.m. EDT on Tuesday, June 9th, 2015

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Win a Heroes of the Storm tee from J!NX and Massively OP [Winners selected!]

I dunno about you guys, but I’m a jeans-and-t-shirt kinda gal, so any chance to add to my t-shirt collection, I’ma take it. Thanks to geek apparel manufacturer J!NX, you’ll get a chance of your own today. Five lucky entrants will take home a key good for one Heroes of the Storm tee at, including free shipping in the U.S., thanks to your friends at J!NX and Massively Overpowered.

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The Stream Team: Dr. Doom does Midtown Madness in Marvel Heroes

With all the trouble Dr. Doom has caused in the Marvel Heroes story, it’s hard to think of him as a hero. But that won’t stop MassivelyOP’s MJ from playing him! And what better way to get access to all of his powers than by taking him to Midtown Madness, where she can gorge on XP (and loot)? As promised, MJ also has one more Dr. Doom hero code to give away so you can join in the destructive fun! Join in live at 1:00 p.m. for your chance to win.

What: Marvel Heroes
Who: MJ Guthrie
When: 1:00 p.m. EDT on Monday, June 8th, 2015

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The Stream Team: Win Dr. Doom during our Marvel Heroes anniversary party

What happens when you mix Marvel Heroes with MassivelyOP’s MJ during the action RPG’s month-long birthday bash? Gifts — lots of gifts! While players will receive a bunch of goodies throughout the month when they log into the game, including XP bonuses, a pet, a hero of their choosing, and a new team up, MJ is giving away Dr. Doom himself. Tune in live at 6:00 p.m. to see the newest hero in action and for a chance to win a code.

What: Marvel Heroes
Who: MJ Guthrie
When: 6:00 p.m. EDT on Friday, June 5th, 2015

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The Stream Team: Create your own Aztecan castle with Wizard101 giveaway

Did you miss out on the free Aztecan Builder’s Bundle giveaway for Wizard101 earlier this week? That’s OK because MassivelyOP’s MJ is giving you another chance to snag one! That means you may soon kick up your feet in your own custom-built castle on a private Aztecan isle after a long day of spell-casting, listening to your new sassy Toucan’t pet. KingsIsle’s community manager joins MJ to show off the bundle and talk about all the newest features of the game. Join us live at 2:00 p.m. for a chance to win!

What: Wizard101
Who: MJ Guthrie
When: 2:00 p.m. EDT on Friday, June 5th, 2015

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The Stream Team: The first footsteps in Wander

What exactly is Wander? Now is your chance to see! An explorer at heart, MassivelyOP’s MJ can’t wait to dive into the newly launched cooperative exploration game devoid of combat. That’s right — no combat. She’ll begin life as a tree-being and be shaped (literally) by whatever she discovers as she goes along. Join us live at 8:00 p.m. to experience this beautiful world and for a chance to win a copy of the game for yourself.

What: Wander
Who: MJ Guthrie
When: 8:00 p.m. EDT on Thursday, June 4th, 2015

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Snag a SMITE Xbox One closed beta key from Massively OP [All gone now!]

The Summer of SMITE is upon us! New playable character Ratatoskr, the Sly Messenger, went live with yesterday’s patch, and the formerly PC-only MOBA dived into closed beta for the Xbox One just a few weeks ago. We’ve got a bundle of keys to that very beta just for you courtesy of Hi-Rez, plus a little something extra for the early birds. Head onward to the giveaways!

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Win a Wizard101 Aztecan Builder’s Bundle from Massively OP

Kid-friendly MMO Wizard101 is debuting a brand-new bundle pack this week for denizens of the Spiral. The $39 Aztecan Builder’s Bundle includes 5000 crowns or a month of membership, plus the Serpentine Estate build-a-castle plot and pieces, Feathered Raptor mount, Toucan’t pet, and a themed outfit, axe, and shield.

Want a chance to win one? The first 10 folks who click the giveaway button below will snag a digital key for the bundle all for themselves, courtesy of KingsIsle Entertainment. Onward to the keys!

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