Everyone likes free stuff, right? And anyone with a soul loves the zoo, too! It is probably a smart marketing tactic, then, that The Division 2 decided to hand out all of its zoo-themed Episode 1 content to players free of cost. This means both the missions and the expedition through the Washington Zoo are yours for the taking.
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)!
MOBA-meets-Diablo Killsquad just went into early access and landed an informative interview over at Gamasutra.
Ragnarok Online is getting a reworked edition for South Korea that will be cross-platform on both mobile and PC.
Heads up for Otherland players: The double bits and double XP bonus will return later this month.
EverQuest II’s seasonal PvP server Nagafen just unlocked the second season. You’ll want to read up on the patch notes to see how it’s changed in this free-for-all PvP realm.
The Gaming Bookclub has voted on Wakfu as its August destination — why not join them?
Mobile Aion: Legions of War replied to player feedback on the game with several decisions: “One key duration we’re deciding upon is the time it takes for a hero to move from initial release, to a hero appearing in the Gem Summon pool. We currently intend for this duration to be 3 months, as it feels like a good balance between accessibility and rarity.”
Lineage 2 Revolution talked about its next update, which brings the level cap to 400, throws in a new temporal rift, introduces talismans, and adds three new zones.
Fortnite’s world tournament drew in 40 million participants, with 2.3 million people watching online while it was happening. Records broken!
An August 1st patch made some bugfixes to Wurm Online’s Elevation map.
Lineage 2 Revolution’s latest updated added the Aden zone, new gear type, a larger Tower of Insolence, and many new in-game events. That includes, I kid you not, rock-paper-scissors. [Source: press release]
Harry Potter: Wizards Unite is wrapping up its Calamity Brilliance event on August 6th, so get them foundables before then!
Atlas’ dark equitorial map Blackwood has arrived, as has the latest devkit update:
The next volume of Elsword’s re:boot is here:
Amuse yourself with this Pokemon Go Japanese commerical:
Learn more about Hearthstone’s new expansion from this ComiCon panel: