The MOP Up: SWTOR’s subscription tauntauns smell great on the outside

It's just silly.

For all who subscribe to Star Wars: The Old Republic, there’s a new gift waiting for you under your seat. You get a tauntaun! And you get a tauntaun! Everyone gets a tauntaun!

“This month the Star Wars: The Old Republic team is excited to announce a new subscriber reward — the Umbaran Patrol Tauntaun,” said BioWare. “As a special thank you to our subscribers, anyone that has an active subscription within the promotional timeframe will receive this new mount.”

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)!

To Candy Mountain!

Use Sea of Thieves’ new Affiliate Alliance to find a guild: “Players get the most from Sea of Thieves with a full crew, so we’re making it easier for like-minded pirates to find each other and get sailing together. You can also get involved in community-led initiatives and events surrounding the game. Join a fan community today and find new, regular crewmates to play with!”

Darkfall: Rise of Agon has a new update out: “Today’s patch features new weekly tasks, trade route updates, sanguine racial portals, engine optimizations and more.”

The race to beat World of Warcraft’s newest raid first is on — and probably all done by the time you read this.

The Lunar New Year is rocking Hearthstone as of late. Enjoy those tavern brawls and new rewards!

Catch them all — and then make them battle each other in Pokemon Go’s new PvP league!

An improved newbie experience and starter profiles are next up on Prosperous University’s build plan.

Have you ever seen that old sci-fi horror movie Cube (and its sequels)? It was actually pretty good. Apparently, it was even good enough to be noticed by Destiny 2’s devs, who took the idea and worked it into the game.

Population Zero announced that when it launches later this year, it’ll include localization for English, French, Italian, German, and Spanish.

Warface’s five-track Mars EP is now available on iTunes, Amazon, and the like.

TERA Hero, the mobile spin-off of the MMORPG, posted teasers for 12 of its classes. I want to be angry Teddy Ruxpin.

Double barrels for Soviet tanks in World of Tanks? Eh, wake me up when they have at least five barrels:

Counter-Strike Online announced a strange collaboration with Netflix’s horror series Kingdom:

Speaking of collaborations, Azur Lane is coming to World of Warships:

Get caught up on all of the latest changes to RuneScape, including those to mining and smithing:

Red and Blue, the card game, put up its announcement trailer:

Season 6 for PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is on the way, and here’s what you can expect to see with it:

The MMO industry pumps out more and more news every year – no site could possibly cover everything. That’s why we gather together all the extras every week in The MOP Up, our a weekly compilation of MMO info we don’t want lost in the cracks of time. Send us your news bits through our tips line!
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