It’s been a minute since we talked about Mortal Online, which earlier this year began teasing Mortal Online 2 and last year tried its hand at a battle royale spinoff. But Starvault has some fun stuff planned for next week, specifically for newcomers to the hardcore sandbox, with its October 7th Haven release.
“Mortal Online is a very difficult game to grasp, it’s large, unwieldy and complicated,” Starvault writes. “This has always made it very difficult for brand new players to get started. A couple of years ago we tried to make the starting experience easier by building a simple tutorial that teaches the players the very basics of the game.” But the Haven release will revamp all that with a new starting island called Haven that essentially provides a protected newbie experience for folks who just need to make some early cash or learn the ropes of the game from the tutorial NPCs. Of course, once you leave, you can never go back.
“To make the game slightly easier to get started in for crafters some balance changes have been made. Low level crafting will no longer for example have a drastic impact on the damage of the weapon, instead it will impact the durability and materials needed. This way crafters that are starting out can make items that aren’t completely useless for other players. The full list of changes for crafting will be in the patch notes. Some basic skills have also been made to level up a lot faster to avoid too much grind for new players. On top of all of this Tindrem has gotten a slight graphical update with new buildings. Some of the new buildings feature fancy new interiors and you can now enter the great library of Tindrem. Also all gates to Tindrem have been opened (because the garden is no longer used as a tutorial area). The patch feature so much more but these are the big changes stay tuned for the full patch notes on October 7th when Haven goes live.”
Haven releases on October 7th!
— Mortal Online (@MortalOnline) October 3, 2019