The upcoming Life Beyond recently renamed its planet to Saren: “Introducing Seren, a new name for the planet. It ties beautifully into our origin story. We also feel it is a stronger starting point for the game’s universe (no, not cinematic universe! Not yet).”
The sandbox MMO also introduced its construction system, which is another retooling of an older idea. The system is designed to place a “focus toward collaboration instead of confrontation.”
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)!
Outfit Wars Alpha 2 are done in PlanetSide 2, but you can relive the experience in this wrap-up post.
What will be Pokemon Go’s June and July community day Pokemon? Players are voting on their favorite critters right now.
World of Warships is, why not, doing some sort of strange crossover with Warhammer 40,000.
Combat bugs and quality-of-life improvements are on tap for Dauntless’ Patch 1.2.3.
NAT Games is hiring to work on some sort of revival or sequel project to the shuttered Heroes of Incredible Tales.
MU Origin 2 got its fifth class this past week, according to a press release. The Magic Gladiator is a “master of swords and magic.”
Blade & Soul Revolution is getting a female Warlock this month. The catch? Right now, it’s just for the Korean version.
“Devlog #235 is now live where Michi and Fabian talk about testing the new workforce behavior mechanic for Populous,” Prosperous Universe said.
Ever heard of Free Fire? Me neither, but apparently this mobile battle royale just clocked 80 million daily users.
“A new blog is up talking through the AMA on the 30th, joker ticket drop rates, and more free premium,” said APB Reloaded’s Matt Smith.
Update 7.2 is here for PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, but that’s not going to stop the community from whining about the bots.
Don’t miss out on this upcoming Twin Saga update:
Shadow Cavern metarealm dungeon will show you the fear of the abyss! Do you think you’re brave enough to cause trouble on Bernie Reid’s ship? Stay tuned for the upcoming patch coming out soon!#Stayhome #PlayApartTogether pic.twitter.com/asg3JxNmx1
— Twin Saga (@TwinSagaGame) May 20, 2020