The MOP Up: Overhit sunsets in Korea


Nexon’s Overhit is fading quickly from the mobile MMO scene. Its global servers were shut down earlier this year, leaving only the Korean and Japanese versions alive. And now the Korean shards are on the chopping block, scheduled to close down for good on November 11th.

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)!

“We are getting super close to releasing the new fishing system,” said AdventureQuest 3D. “It is far more fun and rewarding than the old system, and will span our world. Fishing will also be the very first trade skill.”

Nexon made its 25th anniversary of Korean online gaming exhibition presentation available to everyone online.

Mortal Online 2’s combat alpha marches on with a few tweaked animations and fixes.

A nasty little crash bug in Elite: Dangerous was fixed this past week, so don’t worry about reading your email while you’re in transit.

Every Friday this month, Astellia Online’s GMs are partying up with players to go clear out dungeons for them. Sweet!

Champion Online’s 11th anniversary continues with an update Qularr Invasion Alert and the ability to earn a Destroyer costume.

Small patches ahoy! Wurm Online and all delivered micro-updates this past week.

Star Stable hired former EA vice president Tabitha Hayes to be its new chief marketing officer. Also: “Star Sable also revealed it has joined the Fair Play Alliance, a collective of games companies dedicated to improving inclusivity in the industry and making online titles safer and less toxic for their communities.”

Valorant has a way you can get some free swag: “We’re teaming up with Prime Gaming to provide in-game items like Gun Buddies, Sprays, and more to players for free.”

Legends of Runeterra’s devs shared some behind-the-scenes stories of the game’s first expansion.

On November 10th, Destiny 2 is going to add a new set of armor for the “core playlists,” starting a trend that it plans to continue every year.

Book of Travels is throwing a Discord dev party on October 7th and 8th. It’s just for backers, though!

SoulWorker shared some of Stella and Lilly’s backstory to flesh out those characters’ presences in the game.

Someone made a working version of Doom that plays on a pregnancy test. We don’t have the words. Does this mean that you’re having a boy, a girl, or a demon?

“Update 8.3 brings a new Ferry system to Erangel, a new item that can temporarily negate Bluezone damage, two new Team Deathmatch stages on Sanhok, a number of bug and hitching fixes, and more,” said PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds.

World of Warships fans probably have a vested interest into naval history, so it kind of makes a weird sense that Wargaming would start up a podcast to talk about just that.

It’s Achaea’s second birthday, and all this month there are events and freebies to claim. Thanks Panagiotis!

Star Trek Online’s House Divided update releases on consoles this past week:

Check out the Gamescom trailer for Summoners War Chronicles:

Rocket Arena unveiled the Runaway Megadon event:

Metin2’s Conquerors of Yohara expansion is now out:

Starbase gave everyone a taste of the game’s PvP:

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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