The MOP Up: Bossa Studios releases World War AI


Bossa Studios, the team behind the late Worlds Adrift, just rolled out a new prototype game for you to check out for free: World War AI

So what is it? “Take your squad to Earth and try and defeat the AI that has taken over. Play solo or matchmake with strangers, but be warned – this game is tough. Bring some friends for the best chance of success.”

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)!

“This week I’ve been solely working on the core of the new planetary population model,” said one of Prosperous Universe’s developers. “It consists of many small steps and basically calculates how much the population of each workforce group grows or declines.”

Ever want to meet a nerdy vampire? Elder Scrolls Online has you covered.

EVE Online player Dantelion shared with us this in-character document about the Triglavian menace. And speaking of EVE, the #Plex4Good campaign has raised over $100,000 to be donated to WHO to combat COVID-19.

The eighth iteration of the Colosseum is now live in Revelation Online.

Drox Operative 2 is a starship action RPG with warring alien races, fierce space battles, a dynamic, evolving galaxy, and co-op multiplayer for Windows and Linux.”

Apex Legends is jumping into Season 5: Fortune’s Favor with a new legend and a new battle pass.

Little Orbit is doing all it can to relay communication about APB Reloaded’s engine update. It even had extra time to pump out a patch!

Dark Age of Camelot’s May 8th grab bag addressed graphical upgrades: “We’ll be focusing in on some more character cosmetic and customization options in the nearer future but do have long-term plans for texture updates to other areas of the game like pets, Shrouded Isles lands and monsters, and more!”

PUBG added bots for the PC edition, but lots of folks aren’t happy, saying that it’ll change the game’s scene.

Ragnarok Online’s team said in a press release, “Today we make the first step in the mysterious lands of the Arunafeltz peninsula and head towards Rachel, the magnificent capital city of Arunafeltz nation.”

For music fans, Sea of Thieves is selling its latest ditty on various platforms and the first soundtrack to Starbase is now available on Steam.

More than 20 Italian ships are sailing into War Thunder, probably all laden with meatballs and Mafia stereotypes. [Source: press release]

Wizard101 now lets wizards become their pets to… live life as animals? It was probably a drunken bet gone awry.

Wolcen dropped a fixer-upper patch with some performance improvements to dungeons.

Runes of Magic had to step in and shut down the New Pantheon dungeon to make some critical adjustments to it. Here’s the explanation.

Portal Knights is now selling a “Legendary Edition” across all platforms which includes the base game and all of the expansions bundled together:

The nomadic Ravens are rolling into Crossout with a new event:

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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