MMORPG

MMORPGs are massively multiplayer online roleplaying games, our core focus here on Massively OP. MMORPGs are traditionally differentiated from mere multiplayer games by their persistent worlds, massive playerbases and/or servers, customizable character development, and always-online status. [Follow the MMORPG category’s RSS feed]

Bethsoft has delayed Fallout 76’s Wastelanders expansion again – but only by a week

Fallout 76 players have been waiting for the Wastelanders expansion for a long time, it's safe to say. It was originally meant...

COVID-19 drives up WoW Classic queues, threatens UK’s only videogame museum

Many MMOs and online games - at least those that can be operated more or less from a distance - are seeing surges of...
Shadows done got BROUGHT

Final Fantasy XIV shows off the sound design that went into Shadowbringers in a new video

The sound design of Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers was a strong part of the expansion from the moment the first trailer showed up...
yay sure

Shroud of the Avatar extends an olive branch to Chronicles of Elyria’s community

With this week's announcement of the collapse of Chronicles of Elyria's studio and development, you can bet that there are a whole...
Boldly gone.

The Daily Grind: What made you drop a daily routine in an MMO?

I like Star Trek Online. I really do. I like the whole meta-event stretching through its event that lets you pick up a...
Song by Placebo.

OrbusVR is adding climbing and treasure hunts while bringing back escort quests

Since OrbusVR is a virtual reality game, there are certain limitations to jumping. After all, if you start jumping around in real life...
But in world form.

World of Zenonia announced as a new mobile MMORPG

If you aren't familiar with the Zenonia franchise, we understand. Not everyone has time to keep track of every mobile RPG, after all, but...

Ashes of Creation announces an early preview livestream of alpha one

Intrepid Studios is ready to show the world what it's got. On Friday, March 27th, at 2:00 p.m. EST, Ashes of Creation will...

Black Desert’s Find Your Oasis event brings boosts to drops and lots of goodies to chase on PC

"During dire times, a boost in morale helps greatly to endure and overcome," opens the announcement from Black Desert, and in the interest...

PSA: Grab a free Secret World Legends outfit and weapon thanks to Moons of Madness’ console launch

Take a hint from the Secret World universe: The next time that you think about heading into outer space, stay home instead. There's nothing...

Guild Wars 2 explores player variety and choices in Visions of the Past: Steel and Fire

Not gonna lie, my kids have been begging me for Super Adventure Box all week, and everytime ArenaNet tweets something on the Guild...

First impressions of the elusive Phantasy Star Online 2

We certainly live in interesting times. Last year, the idea of playing Phantasy Star Online 2 while I'm explicitly told to not leave the...
Now we remembered!

Blade & Soul launches the Forgotten Souls update today

Gosh, don't you hate when you're going from the Earth Realm to the Spirit Realm and you forget all your souls? Has that never...
She stab.

Ascent: Infinite Realm hints at major shake-ups coming to its combat mechanics

Those of us who were fascinated by Ascent: Infinite Realm's initial reveal and promise of steampunk MMORPG bliss have long since accepted that...
Goodbye dignity.

Phantasy Star Online 2 alters the rewards of its Xbox Game Pass Ultimate perks

If you'd somehow managed to miss this fact, Phantasy Star Online 2 is currently live in North America as an Xbox One exclusive....

Kickstarted MMORPG Chronicles of Elyria halts development, lays off all employees

Since its splashy and successful Kickstarter run back in 2016 that raised $1.36 million from MMO gamers, Chronicles of Elyria developed a...

The Daily Grind: Which MMO rogue server do you recommend trying?

It is truly heartening to see so many sunsetted MMORPGs being revived thanks to the tireless efforts of rogue server operators. Preservation of...

The Stream Team: Defending against dragons in The Siege of Neverwinter

What do you do when Neverwinter starts and ends an event in between the regular DnD nights? Massively OP's MJ sneaks in another night!...

Ultima Online’s 108th update is live with housing decay overhaul and Treasures of Tokuno

Ultima Online may be a million years old, but it's still getting updates, and in fact, its 108th publish has officially dropped...

SEED elaborates on how and when it will moderate its community

If you're in a sandbox MMO where people are generally meant to work together and your community draws in a pretty varied number...

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