The MOP Up: Valentine spirit sweeps through MMOs


MMO Love Bear, shine! Warm fuzzies and romantical notions are washing through various online games this month in anticipation of Valentine’s Day this month.

Ultima Online is giving out gifts on the 12th — but it warns players that these presents will be allocated according to karma. Habbo is getting way into flowers, because why not. And gold and loot is dropping way more than usual in Twin Saga, so share the love!

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)!

Rakghoul Resurgence and Bounty Contracts are the two big game events for Star Wars: The Old Republic in February.

Wakfu is currently testing the Xelor class revamp and the crafter directory.

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is testing out a new patch that includes “a new weapon sound selection system, some lighting improvements for Karakin, and even the ability to emote with your teammates.”

“Early access is coming along quite well in terms of marketing materials and campaigns,” reports Prosperous Universe.

Wild Terra 2’s latest patch freed up land space from long-absent players.

No matter what day of the month it is, TERA has something going on for you to do in February.

EVE Online went through a very similar situation to the recent Gamestop stock run. Give this article a read to know more!

Wolcen talked up the further development of Chronicle 1: Bloodtrail, saying, “Our goal is to release our updates on a regular basis in order to improve Wolcen Chronicle I: Bloodtrail as much as we can. Once we have reached a satisfying state for the game, then we can begin to work on improving it with new features.”

Patch 2.02 arrives today with running accuracy changes for rifles, competitive system shifts, and needed bug fixes,” Valorant said.

Habbo said that it decided to reduce marketplace fees following strong community opinion on the matter.

What’s better than one Wurm Online patch? Two Wurm Online patches! Player prayer speed and reliability were the core focus of both of these updates.

The Season of the Chosen is all the rage in Destiny 2:

Frosty fun is the theme of Fall Guys’ winter update:

Mercenaries are the latest craze for Vigor’s newest season:

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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