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! You can catch up on new MMOs, word on the testing process, smaller patches and updates, in-game events, essential videos, and more, all waiting for you after the break!
New Games and Testing
- Prosperous Universe: The team moves into a new “office” and puts the finishing touches on this MMO’s website.
- Anthem: BioWare announced that Sarah Schachner (Call of Duty, Assassin’s Creed) will be handling the composing duties for this upcoming multiplayer game. Give a listen to one of the tracks here:
- EverQuest II: The Fallen Gate progression server just unlocked The Shadow Odyssey expansion. Nice.
- Wurm Online: There was a small patch on August 22nd that lowered memory usage and fixed a few issues.
- SMITE: Engage with a classic joust in this MOBA’s latest console update!
- Elder Scrolls Online: The Wolfhunter DLC that recently came out on PC will finally arrive on consoles August 28th.
- H1Z1: Is this aiming glitch a good or bad thing? While you figure that out, partake of this new PS4 arcade mode!
- War of Rights: A new Harper’s Ferry skirmish area and player suppression states came with Update 119.
Odds and Ends
- Dark Age of Camelot: Dive into the latest grab bag and read up on stuff like skill power costs!
- Valve: Whoops, the company accidentally leaked its Steam.TV broadcasting network! Guess the cat’s out of the bag now.
- Elder Scrolls Online: Give Summerset’s soundtrack a listen today on Spotify. What do you think?
- DayZ: This survival shooter is heading to Xbox One on August 29th. Wonder if anyone still plays this game.
- Monster Hunter World: Capcom has to be pretty pleased with itself now that this game has surpassed 10 million units sold.
- Conan Exiles: The team talked about what it’s developing for this survival sandbox, released the game in Japan as Conan Outcasts, and rolled out a small Xbox One patch.
Here’s what’s on deck for H1Z1’s development:
Check out the trailer for MU Origin’s 3.0 update:
The Ancient Gaming Noob pointed us toward this Extra Credits video digging into Steam’s player numbers and what they tell us: