You better bring your A-game and your B-wand to Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, because you’re going to be in the virtual fight of your life. This is thanks to the new Adversaries feature, which introduces familiar foes from the Wizarding World.
“If you’re successful in battling your way to the final opponent, you’ll find yourself pitted against some of the most fearsome villains and creatures known to the wizarding world – Slytherin’s Basilisk, Fenrir Greyback, Draco Malfoy, Bellatrix Lestrange and others have all been rumored to be amongst their ranks.”
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)!
Defiance is trying to recruit “community ambassadors” to help moderate the game community. Yeah, giving players power over each other is bound to go well.
Dark Age of Camelot’s latest grab bag clarified the relationship between free accounts and multiboxing: “As mentioned in the Producer’s letter, free accounts (previously referred to as ‘trial’) are not permitted to run ‘macro-groups’ anywhere, including PvE zones.”
Ultima Online’s Tears of the Ice Dragon is live, along with a new bit of lore to get people in the mood for this event.
Arcane Showdown’s 1.2 Update brought chest inventory improvements, more leaderboards, daily guild rewards, new floors, and friend codes.
Space rocks now look prettier in Starbase: “The material of every asteroid surface rock has been updated to match better with the new asteroid textures.”
Now there’s an Apex Legends book. And you can pre-order it, lucky you.
The Shhhudoku Kingdom is open for business in Wakfu: “The World of Twelve has a sort of pebble in its shoe. A pebble that’s several thousand kilokameters long, though… Grampar, a stone giant from another time, now has a drastically different figure.”
Can you find one of Trove’s three new legendary dragons? The hunt is on!
“I’m also happy to announce that starting December 15th, all new Cadet accounts will be starting in Tier 5. A small but first of many steps to improve the new player experience, and the game in general, heading into the new year,” said recently sold MechWarrior Online.
“Update 10.1 has landed on test servers,” said PUBG. “Drop into the newest Battleground, and test your skills against the fearsome Pillar mercenaries of Haven. ”
Warframe brought out the big guns with its Deimos: Arcana update. It introduces the Bonewidow mech, vault bounties, and underground levels:
“Thunder Tier One is a top-down tactical shooter that lets you play as a tier one operator across various scenarios. Set in the early nineties, players must combine leadership and tactical skills, and use military equipment to create an efficient war machine:”
Riot Games is bringing a single-player journey into the League of Legends universe with Ruined King: