Alphas & Betas

MMOs in various stages of testing and crowdfunding, playable and… not. Don’t forget to follow our Betawatch and Make My MMO columns for a weekly rundown. [Follow this category’s RSS feed]

Blue Protocol’s release slips to sometime past 2022 as a result of Bandai Namco online games restructuring

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There has been a long and worrying silence out of Blue Protocol, the anime MMORPG being developed by Bandai Namco; it's been so long,...

Crypt of the NecroDancer’s new Synchrony DLC adds online multiplayer

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My kids got up this morning begging me to let them buy some Crypt of the NecroDancer DLC so they could player online together....

Star Citizen talks up 3.17.2’s Snake Pit race track and plans for an indoor kart race course

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It's a race weekend in Star Citizen's regular video series this week as the latest episode provides a closer look at the Snake Pit...

Conan Exiles’ Age of Sorcery update arrives to the PC public test server

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Are you tired of reading about all of the features arriving to Conan Exiles when its Age of Sorcery update goes live? Are you...

Ubisoft’s Skull and Bones teaches you the basics of ship-to-ship combat

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With just a few months before its launch, Skull and Bones really needs to get players on board -- no pun intended -- with...

Fractured Online’s latest beta patch adds PvP seasons and leaderboards

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As Fractured Online's always-on beta marches forward, so does its development cadence. This morning's update essentially introduces seasons to the game - and this...

Last Oasis’ PvE-centric Season 5 reworking is officially live

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It's time to see if the major overhaul to Last Oasis will make the survival sandbox suck less. This week saw the launch of...
Yawn-o-lith.

Legends of Aria’s new blockchain owners are trying to sell $70 random P2W characters

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The hits keep coming for Legends of Aria, and we don't mean the greatest hits compilation kind. We regret to remind you that Aria, which...
We have Au Ra at home.

World of Warcraft rolls out Season 4 to the live servers and more Dragonflight content to test

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So while people are waiting for the next expansion for World of Warcraft, Blizzard is trying something different to keep player interest. Season 4...
Yes, actually, I would like some cheese.

Wild Terra 2 cordially invites you into its new wine cellar and this is not suspicious at all

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If you own the Merchant pack in Wild Terra 2, your villa has now been granted an additional swanky wine cellar. There's cool stuff...

Craftopia’s upcoming Seamless World update will feature weather, NPC settlements, and refined combat

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The name of Craftopia's next major content injection is Seamless World, so naturally most people would expect that creating the titular seamless world is...

Netease’s mobile and PC shooter Lost Light touts new PvE features and ‘stress-free progression’

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Remember Lost Light? It's a multiplayer shooter for mobile and PC from Netease that claims to be built on three gameplay pillars - survival,...

Frozen Flame’s latest update revamps systems, adds a new zone, and improves combat

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There's been a pretty sizeable update made to the multiplayer RPG Frozen Flame this week, which seeks to act on a whole bunch of...

Past Fate introduces spellcasting and cooking in latest closed alpha update

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Those who are in the closed alpha of Past Fate probably noticed something unique from its open alpha trailer: the addition of a character...

The Stream Team: Peeking in on the early access of retro-style survival RPG Tinkertown

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We're back once again with another quick check of a developing multiplayer title! This time around we're getting a quick look into Tinkertown a...

Anime MMO Aero Tales Online makes its free-to-play early access debut on Steam and Android

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At the beginning of July we reported on the impending arrival of Aero Tales Online: The World, an anime-styled free-to-play MMO making its way...

Embers Adrift is giving players another chance to break its world on August 13

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Back in April, the devs of sandbox MMORPG Embers Adrift asked players to try to break the game's world in a server stress test...

Riot’s Greg Street explains the Riot MMO’s purported ‘low-key’ reveal

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Can we pause for a second to contemplate how blissful it will be when we actually get a real title for Riot Games' MMORPG?...

Profane summarizes July’s development progress and seeks a name for a crab

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As the month of August arrives to the calendar, the devs of Profane are looking back at July's progress with another new roadmap roundup....

The Stream Team: Taking another voyage in the current playtest of Arcane Waters

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Last time MOP's Chris streamed Arcane Waters, it was a demo version of the MMO but still packed full of charm and interesting ideas,...

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