The MOP Up: Free tanks for all! (February 12, 2017)

    
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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 week we have stories and videos from H1Z1, Gloria Victis, Diablo 3Path of ExileRiftStar RaidersGiganticLineage MLeague of LegendsFish Island 2Wild Buster OnlineHeroes of Incredible TalesWorld of TanksGod Eater OnlineClosers Online, and Star Citizen, all waiting for you after the break!

New Games and Testing

Patches

  • Heroes of Incredible Tales: This mobile title announced that it has already racked up over 17 million downloads worldwide and will be releasing an update on the 16th that includes a skill cap increase and improvements to guilds. [Source: press release]
  • Diablo 3: The preliminary patch notes for 2.5.0 are on the public test realm with the new armory and crafting mat storage. When you’re done ogling those, read a new dev diary on the topic of rift “fishing.”

Events

Odds and Ends

Videos

Gigantic’s frost-filled Exile in the North update went live this week, and this adorable overview might just be the thing to thaw your heart toward the game:

Will Lineage do well on mobile? Check out the new Korean trailer for Lineage M and see if it might be worthy of your time:

Happy birthday to World of Tanks console edition! Celebrate with the following video.

It’s been six hours since your last new Star Citizen video fix, so here you go: an episode of Citizens of the Stars!

Check out the first (unsubtitled) episode of Closers Online’s anime series:

Scifi MMO Wild Buster Online is launching in Korea on March 2nd. Check out the trailer to see what you’re missing:

Need some sharp-looking scifi action in your life? Grab three friends and take a look at the new RiftStar Raiders that’s coming to PS4, Xbone, and PC in 2017.

Steparu took a little bit of time with Fish Island 2, a four-player coop title that he calls the “cutest anime fishing game.” What do you think about it?

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Melissa McDonald

The freebie premium tanks are often light or medium tanks, but they end up being something really fun. Maybe a really fast top speed, or a rapid-fire (small caliber) gun, or increased distance/awareness, but they’re usually worth keeping in your garage.