The MOP Up: Aion Legions of War brings the fight to cheaters


Aion: Legions of War is still trying to make the best of its first few months, but it’s going to take some serious work on behalf of the dev team to get this mobile title into shape. One key area of concern? Cheaters.

“We are aware that some players are cheating in the game,” the team posted. “We understand how unfair this is to those of you who are playing the game as intended, so we are working diligently to address this issue and our hope is that you will see this problem getting better very soon. We are 100% committed to getting this resolved as soon as possible.”

And this is just the beginning of the rest of the news! Read on for a roundup of other smaller MMO news stories and videos from this past week in this edition of The MOP Up (and if you don’t see a news story that we should have covered, drop us a tip)!

Otherland’s handing out double SOMA for defeated enemies starting on June 28th.

There was a very minor PlanetSide 2 patch with various small fixes included.

Be quick and grab your summer solstice boxes in Spiral Knights!

All you need to know about PUBG’s latest patch is this: exploding gas cans. Yes.

MapleStory’s Southeast Asia team is hosting an actual carnival in Kuala Lumpur on June 22nd and 23rd. There will be bingo and balloons, so you know I’ll be there.

Apex Legends pushed out some patches to fix a few nasty technical issues, such as elite queues not working.

PUBG on console is getting a quality-of-life patch: “The next patch is currently scheduled for June 27th and will introduce some highly demanded features to the console experience, including the auto-equipping of scopes, magazines and muzzle attachments, a tactical marker communications system for those players without access to mics, and a new controller layout scheme for better mobility in battle.”

If you’re into wuxia, there’s a new mobile title on the market in this vein: Eastward Legend: The Empyrean. Or ELiTE for short. Yes, I just coined that.

SpatialOS maker Improbable is adding multiplayer matchmaking to the tech platform. Should be useful in MMORPGs, no? “We’re building a flexible matchmaker, which will provide an easy way for developers to move players into SpatialOS game instances,” the company said.

Ubisoft is being smarter about upkeeping and improving The Division 2, with more team members dedicated to post-launch patches: “There is more time allocated to it. It’s prioritized differently to make sure we can actually fix the game, and I believe it shows in the actual stability and quality of the game.”

Use an Android phone with the KitKat OS still on it? You’ll need to upgrade to be able to play Pokemon Go and Ingress after July 1st.

Get the skinny on the latest with The Cycle’s development, including dev chat on vehicles, time to kill, and more:

Warface has gone to Mars. It’s probably going to blow some stuff up while it’s there:

Crossout’s optional story campaign has unleashed crazy new quests and the game’s second (open beta) anniversary:

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