Updates

We’re not even going to try to sort out the patches from the updates from the iterations from the campaigns and expansions and expanshalones. If it’s something going into an MMO that’s already out, it lands in this category! [Follow this category’s RSS feed]

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RIFT is testing multicore processing support

Technology is vital to every single MMO that we play and is also almost completely invisible. When a game is running well, you don't...
Oh, these bugs.

Final Fantasy XIV previews the upcoming Gnath beast tribe quests

Even if you've never played Final Fantasy XIV, you can probably make a decent guess about how the Gnath work. They're little insectoid...
Always the same.

How Diablo III’s set dungeons are built

There's a new kind of challenge in Diablo III with the advent of Set Dungeons, specific challenges with pre-determined sets. The latest entry...

The MOP Up: RuneScape’s TCG wraps up closed beta (February 7, 2016)

The MMO industry moves along at the speed of information, and sometimes we’re deluged with so much news here at Massively Overpowered that some...
Also, it's crazy random.

The Daily Grind: Are you reluctant to test MMOs you’re excited to play?

Am I excited, with some reservations, about World of Warcraft's next expansion? You bet. Am I happy to be involved with the testing?...

EverQuest fixing aggro issues, adjusting progression server XP flow

Taunting may not be the sexiest feature of an MMO, but for tanks it's as vital an issue as they come. Happily for those...

ArcheAge’s costumes will soon come with stats and levels

Fashion or power: Who says you can't have both? Not ArcheAge, that's for sure, because the game is getting ready to introduce costumes...

Das Tal introduces new features for weekend test, opens clan signups

Indie sandbox Das Tal is running a "dev-supporter-exlusive" playtest this weekend to test its latest build and its new features. What can...

Champions Online’s Teleios Ascendant lair patch is live

Last month, Cryptic promised a new update for Champions Online, and this week, it's finally live. The studio calls it the "biggest...

FFXIV’s Sephirot will break you (or vice-versa)

See that lumbering, chain-laden beast? That's the charmingly named Sephirot, who is but the first part of the Warring Triad in Final Fantasy XIV. He's...

DC Universe Online unlocks cross-play between all its platforms

Heists, prison breaks, and new friends are the topic du jour of DC Universe Online. Episode 21 is out today for members (and...

Crytek’s online FPS Warface gets new Earthshaker co-op mission

While developer Crytek is well known in the MMO world for developing the engine that powers games such as ArcheAge and Star Citizen, the studio...

Gloria Victis introduces dynamic events and improved launcher

Dynamic events: All MMOs are required by law to contain them these days or be subject to the wrath of our digital court system. Wanting...
It's

Elite: Dangerous changes how Horizons is sold, discusses patch 2.1’s focus

Are you confused about the process of upgrading from Elite: Dangerous to the Horizons expansion? Do you find it frustrating and unclear?...
Ride ride ride.

Neverwinter details the ins and outs of the upcoming mount changes

Mounts are important in any game. It's nice to be able to choose a noble steed that represents your preferences and your character's personality...

Anarchy Online is getting ‘Recked’ with new zone, sub rewards

On Sunday, Anarchy Online Lead Designer Henry "Michizure" Senger opened up on the forums with a look at what's going on in the...
Do this differently.

WoW Factor: Thoughts from inside the Legion alpha

Tuesday brought along a big surprise for me in the form of access to the Legion alpha test. I had pretty much resigned...
I know Gridanians hate moths.

Final Fantasy XIV previews its story and dungeons in patch 3.2

The next patch for Final Fantasy XIV brings along a fresh pair of dungeons to the game, which won't surprise anyone. The...

More souls and massive tech improvements head to RIFT this year

As RIFT approaches its fifth birthday this spring, Executive Producer Chris Junior revealed many exciting changes and improvements that are coming...

Villagers & Heroes update includes a secret zone and Valentine’s Day event

The first major drop of the year for Villagers & Heroes went live today! The Copse of the Treants continues the high-level journey through...

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