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!
Maybe you’ll discover a new game in this space — or be reminded of an old favorite! This week we have stories and videos from Flyff, Record of Lodoss War, Old School RuneScape, Lineage 2 Revolution, Corum Online, Zombie Barricades, Final Fantasy XI, MU Online, Ragnarok Online, Pokebel Online, Path of Exile, Prosperous Universe, Wakfu, Dragonball Online Global, all waiting for you after the break!
New Games and Testing
- Prosperous Universe: The next alpha test will give players the choice between two factions to join.
- Netmarble: The developer revealed its upcoming lineup for 2018, which includes BTS World, Firstborn: Kingdom Come, Lineage 2.0, and Project M.
- Pokebel Online: This Japanese mobile MMO is now accepting pre-registrations from interested testers.
- Zombie Barricades: Try your hand at surviving in the apocalypse with this multiplayer zombie game!
- Corum Online: This shuttered title is being saved by the game’s fans. Keep up the good fight! [Thanks Austin]
- Path of Exile: The Bestiary challenge league and content update is now live on Xbox One.
- Ragnarok Online: The SEA server is pushing out its 2-2 Classes Update on March 14th with lots of new skills and abilities.
- Lineage 2 Revolution: Get a preview of the next update, including a look at the Temporal Rift dungeon.
- Old School RuneScape: And speaking of previews, are you going to the Theater of Blood?
- Record of Lodoss War: Lots of guild features came with the most recent update!
- Flyff: There’s a crisis at Mars Mine, and you’re called to help with March 27th’s Turning Point Part 2.
- MU Online: The third season of the Speed Event Server is arriving on March 13th, so get signed up today!
- Final Fantasy XI: Another month, another login campaign. What goodies will you be able to earn this time around?
Odds and Ends
- CCP: CCP London is hiring an Unreal Engine 4 engineer to work on a “a new and highly ambitious MMORPG.” Interesting.
- Wakfu: Season 3 of the animated series is coming out on April 1st for Netflix. [Source: Press release]
Armored Warfare has a Caribbean crisis going on:
Is your enthusiasm for Dragonball Online Global over 9000? Then get your butt over to the open beta test, which is happening right now! [Thanks Xijit!]