The MOP Up: Outlaws of the Old West wipes its servers


The survival sandbox that brought you Bigfoot (for some reason) is now triggering a region-wide apocalypse. OK, it’s just a server wipe for Outlaws of the Old West, but that’s probably a significant event for players who have just lost all of their creations.

This wipe had to happen, the devs said, due to a major code overhaul: “[There was a] massive rewrite to the build mesh system that fixes several issues including items floating if a wall was destroyed or items showing that they can be placed but refusing to place.”

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)!

Improbable, the makers of SpatialOS, just purchased game hosting service company Zeuz.

Conan Exiles recently rolled out a patch to consoles and PC which included exploit fixes, UI tweaks, and quality-of-life adjustments for NPCs and followers.

A small Lord of the Rings Online patch made a few adjustments to Ghashan-kutot and the Houses of Lamentation.

Mu Online Season 14 Part 2 is bringing a rune mage mastery weapon, the Atlantis of the Abyss area, and a bump to the level cap (1150).

The Beastmoon Hunt is back in Wizard101: “Now through February 10th, join a team, traverse the map, capture points, and earn incredible rewards!”

Nexon SEA revealed that the mobile edition of Tree of Savior will henceforth be called… Re: Tree of Savior.

Seven bucks will get you the third chapter of Galakrond’s Awakening in Hearthstone, which continues the story and offers new card unlocks.

Is there a cap to powercap? What’s the official stance on solo zones? How do I undye a freezing weapon? Find out the answer to these Dark Age of Camelot grab bag questions!

Season two of The Cycle is inbound with “tons of new weapon skins, vehicle, and drop pod customizations, two brand-new archetypes, story quests, and ranked mode:”

Get a look at the post-apocalyptic Crossout’s Return of the Founders event:

Hardcore questions for Path of Exile’s devs? You know they were down for that:

Here’s a treat for you — Lord of the Rings Online’s original trailer, remastered by a fan for 4K (thanks Marcus!):

Apex Legends transitioned into Season 4 with the help of a singular assassin:

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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