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 week Wurm Online players will be celebrating the long-awaited arrival of the cooking update. We’ve got that plus stories and videos from EverQuest, Overwatch, EVE Online, and more, all waiting for you after the break!
New Games and Testing
- Crossout: Clan Wars will allow guilds to compete against each other in various events over the course of a week until a winner is crowned with special rewards.
- Bless Mobile: That’s right — a mobile edition of Bless Online is in the works. Would be nice to get the full MMO one of these days, but we’ll take the victory where we can get it.
- Wurm Online: Patch 1.3, the “cooking update,” will hit the live servers on November 22nd. This includes 500 new cooking recipes, bees, seven additional crop types, and more.
- Allods Online: There are a couple of days left to catch the Bard’s Festival and deck out your character in spiffy duds.
- Ingress: It’s this ARG’s birthday — and players can earn a special badge for participating! [Thanks Nordavind!]
Odds and Ends
- Elder Scrolls Legends: The dev team gave a preview of the many card changes that it will be making due to player feedback.
- Skyforge: Find out more about the lore and history of the Syblian Heights with this quick dev blog.
- EVE Online: CCP informed players that Ascension celebratory rewards are coming on November 22nd, so keep your hat on.
- Final Fantasy XI: Pick up the Ultimate Seekers Edition for just $10 (67% off the normal price).
- Electronic Arts: EA CEO Andrew Wilson shared in an interview what he thinks gaming will be like in 2021. In a nutshell? More discrete and ubiquitous.
- League of Legends: A comic revealed the next champion for the MOBA: the cyborg Camille.
- Elder Scrolls Legends: Get some insight into a tournament-winning Dwemer deck with this build analysis.
- EverQuest: Players on the TLE server Lockjaw are currently voting whether or not to unlock the Shadows of Lucin expansion for November 28th.
- EVE: Valkyrie: Players can check out this VR space shooter now on the HTC Vive!
Overwatch’s Lucio visited BlizzCon and through the miracle of technology was able to record some interaction while he was there.
Get an advance look at the gear and goodies that are stashed inside DC Universe Online’s Amazon time capsule:
A year after its launch, Mabinogi Duel is getting its first content update. The mobile card game is introducing new heroes and the sixth chapter of its overarching storyline.
Just in case you forgot, Torchlight Mobile should be here pretty soon, and to emphasize that fact, the devs released a new trailer showing off the Kitsune class.