The MOP Up: QuakeCon and Tankfest 2020 come to your home


If you are the sort who would much rather enjoy conventions from the comfort of your home, then 2020 is shaping up to be the year for you. World of Tanks announced that it is partnering with the Tank Museum in England to bring Tankfest 2020 to your computer screens this weekend.

Additionally, QuakeCon 2020 is committed to bringing the convention experience right to you: “This year we’re celebrating #QuakeCon @ Home! Join us for a global online event taking place August 7-9, including livestreams, tournaments, charity fundraising, and a few fun secrets.”

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)!

Realm of the Mad God pumped out the first part of a producer’s letter. “We are putting increased developer resources into stability due to its importance to Exalt’s full official release,” the team said.

What’s coming for ARPG Wolcen? “Our team is currently working on two fronts: the final Second Dawn patch ( with its bug fixing and balancing review, which will be delivered in late July, and the first Chronicle (1.1.0) for which we’re currently aiming for Autumn 2020.”

OrbusVR’s summer event is live, so get in there and earn your daily points for fun prizes!

Conqueror’s Blade is unleashing Season 4 this July with “four new units, two new maps, and an Ottoman-inspired Battle Pass.”

In outer space, Prosperous Universe unveiled its first ship-building details, while Starbase added to its economy.

“Patch Notes 1.02 are here with a fresh Menu UI, surrender option, and balance for Viper, Jett, and Reyna,” Valorant said. “Competitive won’t be on with the patch ship and will be coming later.”

PlanetSide 2 pumped out a hotfix with improvements and a Colossus buff.

Gobble down another Dark Age of Camelot grab bag, why don’t you?

Lord of the Rings Online posted its entire soundtrack for Update 26:

Cyberpunk-themed card game Haxity released for Steam early access for $13. “Haxity is a cyberpunk, roguelite, action deck-builder. Draft your deck, modify your fighter and outsmart your opponent. Fight online, challenge your friends or terminate the AI. Slot, hack and execute, welcome to Haxity!”

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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