The MOP Up: FFXIV recaps its PAX East appearance


In case you missed it in person, you can catch up with all of Final Fantasy XIV’s PAX East 2024 developments in a recap blog post: “We were overjoyed to welcome attendees interested in FFXIV to the New Player Experience. Players could challenge Ifrit, Titan, or Garuda solo, or in a group with other sprouts, and walk away with a free copy of the FFXIV Starter Edition for PC!”

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)!

Reign of Guilds continues to try to stabilize its performance and handle player rewards with its latest early access patch.

What’s going on with Eden Eternal these days? How about a new Angor Quarry dungeon, Divine Blessing event, and Hunter class glyph!

“Multiplayer mech-action title Mecha BREAK will launch its second closed beta test on April 26th,” developer Amazing Seasun Games said. This will conclude April 29th.

Palworld predicts that the flood of Pokémon imitators is coming, including the studio’s own upcoming Auroria (which takes place in space).

Last Epoch Patch 1.0.7 is here with “several bugfixes to UI, skills, and more.”

Exoprimal added “two new modes, an expanded roster of playable Exosuit variants, and a Mega Man collaboration with a devilish boss battle.”

Ultima Online pushed out Publish 117 with new veteran rewards and updates to the high seas and black market.

SMITE 2 explained how the reward process works with its new Founder’s Edition passes.

Even as developer Larian looks ahead to future RPG projects, Baldur’s Gate 3 is getting improved evil endings with Patch 7.

Lost Ark is partnering with Discord to come up with a new series of quests.

Tree of Savior added the new Desperado class with its April update.

This week’s update brings Black Shrine teleportation, a new Event Seals UI, Black Stone simplification, and more,” said Black Desert Console.

Closers Online delivered a roadmap letter for the second half of 2024.

Eterspire’s 27.0 Update is here with enhanced transmorgrification, higher boss loot drop rates, and better NPC voices.

Dofus Touch added the Frigost Island zone: “This frozen land is ruled by the frostiest of Xelors, Count Harebourg, and introduces six new areas with exclusive quests and dungeons.”

Blizzard slightly scaled down Hearthstone’s recent reviled weekly quest objectives.

Infinite Lagrange supported Earth Day with its own in-game initiatives.

Realm of the Mad God is starting its realm rework beta this week:

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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