The Daily Grind: If you had your way, what one MMO patch in history would you roll back?


Rollbacks are in the news lately, and not for great reasons – some Guild Wars 2 players did indeed lose hours of time played this week, even though compensation’s now been pushed out. In the downtime hubbub, I saw an amazing thread on the GW2 subreddit about a rollback people actually did want: a rollback to classic Lion’s Arch.

That’s never going to happen, but I miss the old version too – a lot. I miss a lot of old versions of things. I wish Ultima Online would roll back to before Magincia was destroyed for the same reasons – or maybe just before the Age of Shadows patch. I wish we could roll back Star Wars Galaxies so the NGE never happened (but we got all the post-NGE content anyway). I wish we could roll back WoW to before Cataclysm and see what other directions Blizzard might have gone.

So let’s talk about the rollbacks we do want.¬†If you had your way, what one MMO patch in history would you roll back?

Every morning, the Massively Overpowered writers team up with mascot Mo to ask MMORPG players pointed¬†questions about the massively multiplayer online roleplaying genre. Grab a mug of your preferred beverage and take a stab at answering the question posed in today’s Daily Grind!
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