The MOP UP: Star Wars Galaxies Legends invites new players to a server far, far away

    
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The MOP UP: Star Wars Galaxies Legends invites new players to a server far, far away

Thinking about getting into that Star Wars Galaxies that all your friends have been pressuring you to play since 2003? The Legends rogue server is throwing a special event next weekend to get you on board with the fun.

“All new players, and those coming back to the game, we are hosting an event for you!” the admins posted. “During this event we will be giving tips, handing out starter packs, and allowing for recruitment into guilds!”

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)!

NosTale wants to give you a free little critter — but you’re going to have to pick it up in-game by July 22nd!

Microsoft is spinning down production of the Xbox One X series of consoles in anticipation of the Xbox Series X units.

Do you have a great naval tattoo? You might just win a World of Warships contest if you show it off!

Overwatch quietly replaced a McCree spray of a noose with a “bad luck” horseshoe, most likely in response to the BLM events of this past spring.

Mini-patch time! This week, Neverwinter continued to make adjustments to its Avernus module, The Cycle added an EVAC platform to Crescent Falls, Realm of the Mad God made stability improvements, and Path of Exile unloaded a shopping cart worth of fixes and fun on its players.

Speaking of Path of Exile, Grinding Gear wants to see some Harvest fan art!

Twitch said “no” to the US Army posting ads that tried to recruit viewers through dubious means.

Equip your flotation devices and dive into The Outlands with the Swimming Buddy Pathfinder skin, available through August 24 when you link your Twitch Prime account,” said Apex Legends.

Valorant’s devs went into the making of the Emberflame skin. It’s hot stuff!

SoulWorker Online is coming to mobile as SoulWorker Anime Legends, for both iOS and Android.

MU Online’s latest update is lightning-fast: “The main highlight of the update is the Speed Server opening, where players can level up their character faster to get stronger. Speed Server is even more special this time due to the addition of the 10th new character, Slayer, a half-human and half-bat character. ”

WURM Online moved the Xanadu server to a new hosting provider and released its user interface upgrade. “The Preview client has been launched with all of the juicy new UI features including better tab control, default and repeat actions, and 4k support!”

CCP has some new digs for its EVE Online team, and it shared some pictures of what its employees see every day:

KurtzPel’s Aegis Knight is powered up and ready for action:

Take a listen through Overwatch’s new Cities & Countries album:

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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Loopy

I tried to get into SWG soooo many times. The jankyness is something i just can’t get over. It really rough around the edges, and while i believe that the game is the crown jewel of old school MMOs, i just can’t justify my investment into it.

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xpsync

It’s a short term pain long term gain game for sure, totally understand how you feel though.

After i’ve binged retail hard for a good spell, coming back even to classic has a moment for me to adjust, swg:l is a f’ing record scratch moment, whoa forgot how awkward this is, but the fact i play it a lot it all comes back within a few minutes.

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J

Pre NGE or die.

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Eh, I’d much rather play on a server that’s not dead, so that’s why I play on Legends – the only populated SWG server.

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xpsync

Same, it’s alive and well!

Classic back in the day i hated it, today it’s the shit cause of the years of easy push button i win wow clones makes classic look good, same with SWG:L ok it’s not pre nge but compared to mmorpg’s today, yeah, can’t be too picky in today’s mmorpg market.

I love these events, was at the Lucas King concert, and oh man the after party was off the charts, lucky that what happens in swg stays in swg :) lol

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Techno Wizard

Han Solo shot first!

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xpsync

them’s fightin’ words