The MOP Up: World of Warcraft wraps up Dragonflight’s esports tournaments


The final esports tournaments for World of Warcraft’s Dragonflight era are coming in the first part of 2024, with the Arena World Championship taking place in March and the Mythic Dungeon International happening from late January through mid-March.

After that: “The War Within is soon upon us, and both Arena World Championship and Mythic Dungeon International will celebrate the launch, distributing a combined $800,000 USD between the programs in Season 1 of the new expansion.”

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)!

Mabinogi’s team talked about the work being done on the game engine switch, saying, “Upgrading to a new engine will give us the ability to depict the world of Erinn in greater detail than ever before, but rather than creating a new art style, we should focus our efforts on finally breaking through the previous engine’s technical limitations that had limited our ability to express the things we’d imagined.”

Pearl Abyss was named “Business of the Year” at the 18th annual Dari Awards. “We’re thrilled our studio has been recognized for its cultural work on Land of the Morning Light,” said CEO Jeonghee Jin.

Harry Potter Wizards Awakened disqualified a contest winner for plagiarism and awarded another community member the prize.

Prosperous Universe recapped its 2023 progress and hinted at work to do in 2024: “As already mentioned, we will deploy the German translation early next year and with that out of the way we can focus on finishing the context system. This will be the foundation for the development of the politics system. ”

Fractured Online brought out a patch to address some “critical issues” in the game.

MechWarrior Online is hosting a double XP and boosted champions event through January 8th, so get in there and blast some ‘mechs!

NosTale’s Act 9: Secrets of the Undercity is now live:

Lost Ark’s team read some player emails on its latest show:

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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