With the Age of Discovery pack on its way this fall, players of Star Trek Online are probably curious what the studio has up its sleeve for this TV series tie-in. Wonder now longer: Cryptic gave a short preview of the Starbase One task force operation that’s coming for all factions, as well as wrapped up the Victory is Life lore blogs.
“You will face several waves of increasingly difficult Klingon ships, and have to defend escaping civilians,” Cryptic said. “Win to earn a choice of marks box, and more!”
Read on for more smaller MMO news stories and videos, including free DLC for State of Decay 2, bad news for SWTOR players, RuneScape’s vinyl debut, and John Smedley’s greatest wish (at least for right now).
New Games and Testing
- Prosperous Universe: Here’s an early look at the interface that players are going to be using for their economic progress in this space sim.
- MapleStory M: This mobile MMO just added the Cygnus Knight class with five different jobs and a leveling promotion.
- State of Decay 2: There’s a new zombie siege co-op mode that players can now enjoy. Can you survive seven waves of undead?
- Old School RuneScape: Get your left-click range cooking on with this past week’s patch and enjoy some improved drop-down menus on the mobile edition! And why not (pre)order some actual RuneScape vinyl soundtracks while you’re at it?
- Lineage 2 Revolution: This popular mobile MMO saw a lot of “part 2s” with its latest patch.
- Ironsight: This multiplayer shooter has added a whole lot of new content as of late, including a cruise ship map, a sniper match mode, and better weapon balancing.
- Destiny 2: “The gates to the Last Wish raid have opened.” Good to know. Good intel, there. Thanks for the heads-up.
- Star Wars: The Old Republic: Bad news, Jedi. BioWare canceled the upcoming New York cantina. Bummer.
- Conan Exiles: Barbarian Month is here, so enjoy 4X bonuses on PvP servers.
- TwitchCon: The event organizers are beefing up security to this con, so if you’re attending, make sure you read up on these changes.
Odds and Ends
- PlanetSide: John Smedley would like to play PlanetSide 3. That is all.
- Elder Scrolls Online: The team is reverting some changes to HDR while it looks for other solutions.
- Neverwinter: Cryptic is hosting a systems design AMA on Reddit this October 2nd.
- Hearthstone: Are you the type who enjoys some good concept art? Check out the early prototypes of the Boomsday expansion!
And I don’t even know what to make of this:
— Arby's (@Arbys) September 13, 2018
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