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!
New Games and Testing
- Aion: Patch 5.1 is here and with it the Cradle of Eternity and Fissure of Oblivion dungeons!
- Toram Online: Mercenary companions are now available to help you fight foes, because the game knows you can’t hack it alone.
- Final Fantasy XI: A pretty big adjustment to Summoners and some Mog Garden tweaks are part of the November patch.
- Battleborn: Kid Ultra is now playable, as is a new story raid.
- Dragon Nest: This struggling MMO has a pair of events running through most of November, including one that lets you level up a chronicle character through the storyline. [Thanks lxndr!]
- Guild Wars 2: The winners have been announced for the Fourth Tournament of Legends.
Odds and Ends
- Epic Games: Check out this neat story of how co-founder Tim Sweeny snapped up a whole bunch of land in North Carolina after developers went bankrupt and turned it into a conversation easement.
- World of Tanks Blitz: You can now download and play this formerly mobile-only title on Steam. Because who doesn’t want two World of Tanks games on their PC?
- World of Tanks: Speaking of this tank shooter, Wargaming said that it is fully ready for the PlayStation 4 pro, offering High Dynamic Range graphics.
- Warframe: A possible leak has led to a couple of fairly interesting spoilers for this game. [Thanks Pashgan!]
The Heroes & Generals dev team sat down for an hour-long livestream in which they tackled events, patches, and a passel of community Q&A. Check it out!
Grand Theft Auto Online is bringing a heavy dose of Tron to its game soon with its sweet-looking Deadline update: