The MOP Up: PlanetSide 2 gets a promotion (February 21, 2016)

    
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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!

This past week PlanetSide 2 got a level cap increase, League of Legends posted its world championship schedule, Albion Online got us to bone up on its world history, and more!

New Games and Testing

  • Echo of Soul: This fantasy MMO has gone into closed beta testing in Singapore and Malaysia. PlayOne Asia is handling the title in the region.
  • ECO: Production for Alpha 4 is underway, with big changes coming for property claiming and building.
  • Albion Online: Before you set foot in this virtual world, why not learn more about its backstory? The devs put up a new history page that walks players through the highlights of this realm’s past.

Patches

  • PlanetSide 2: The end goal for players has been pushed back, as the 14th’s patch increased the max battle rank to 120. The patch also made leadership improvements and the bounty system more lucrative. [Thanks to Ageofmyth for the tip!]
  • Age of Wulin: Chapter 8, Uncharted World, is heading to the EU sandbox on March 8th with eight new regions, a new game mode, six secret areas, and a housing system. [Source: Press release]
  • Dragon Nest: Loffy’s Dicey Dungeon is now open for business with the most recent patch, as well as an update to the Dragon Vault and improvements to arena AI.
  • World of Warships: 10-player team battles are here with the 0.5.3 update! Players can be matched up solo or team up to climb this new ladder system. [Thanks to ThatLanteshGuy for the tip!]
  • Wurm Online: A small patch has made moving and unloading items much faster than before, among other tweaks!
  • Aion EU: The upper and lower abyss have shifted in power and composition with the aptly named Update 4.9: Omen of Change.

Events

  • League of Legends: The 2016 World Championships have been announced for this fall, from September 29th through October 29th, with the finals taking place in Los Angeles.
  • Tribes: Ascend: There’s a draft tournament going on from February 27th to the 28th. Sign up on the site to be part of this round-robin event!

Odds and Ends

Videos

Forsaken World Mobile is prepping a big content update with epic dungeons, a 3v3 arena, more equipment, and new skills and talents. You can check out the second trailer for this patch below:

You Space Engineers fanatics, you know who you are! And you know you’ll eat up a new trailer like it’s so much yummy nuts and bolts. Well have at it, wrench-monkeys! [Thanks to I-Spy for the tip!]

Steparu has a look at Black Desert’s Tamer in action. A bo staff and loyal companion — could you ask for a better combination?

Go racing, play music, try out new hairstyles, and more with the upcoming MapleStory 2! Watch Steparu have a laugh at all of the fails in his most recent race:

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