Official Site: Aion
Studio: NCsoft West
Launch Date: September 22, 2009
Genre: Fantasy Themepark
Business Model: F2P (Cash Shop)
Platform: PC

Aion Classic readies Update 2.5 with five dungeons for a late 2023 release

Aion Classic is holding one last surprise up its sleeve for 2023. Gameforge announced that the legacy MMO is prepping a final patch for...

NCsoft Q3 2023: Mobile MMOs, not the classic PC titles, are dragging NCsoft down

If you were hoping that NCsoft's financials might perk up in Q3 after a full year of downward incline, I'm afraid I'll be disappointing...

Aion Classic EU tasks players with helping the Pumpkin Kings save Halloween in latest event

It's trick or treat time in the EU version of Aion Classic! That means Halloween treats for those who help each faction's Pumpkin King...

Aion Classic’s Korean version teases a new anime-inspired martial arts class

If anime blood -- rich, ruby-red, and prone to geysering -- runs in your veins, then you may perk up to hear that the...

The MOP Up: Aion Classic finally gets its delicious revenge

Aion Classic unleashed Update 2.4: Stormwing's Revenge on its servers this past week: "Get ready to battle Stormwing and defeat Yamennes to loot heroic...

Gameforge’s Aion Classic announces 2.4 Stormwing’s Revenge for EU players

Gameforge is continuing to get the jump on Aion Classic updates, as today it announced the European version's 2.4 Stormwing's Revenge. There's no launch...

The Stream Team: Aion’s 14th anniversary

Massively OP's MJ has a real soft spot for Aion; after all, it is what brought her to Massively(OP)! So of course MJ will...

Aion EU kicks off 14th anniversary celebrations, Aion Classic NA preps a server merge

Original Flavor Aion is coming up on a big birthday that's gonna make you feel damn old if you remember when the game came...
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Battle Bards Episode 227: NCsounds

Syl and Syp return to the vast library of NCsoft’s MMO soundtracks, with games like Aion, Lineage, and Blade & Soul to keep our...

Aion Classic NA confirms server merges are coming on September 19

The classic chestnut of smooshing two MMORPG servers together in order to bolster the overall population is happening once more, this time to a...

Aion NA updates its Apsaranta PvP battleground with new items, features, and events

This week is seeing a refresh to the battlefield of Apsaranta in Aion NA, as the Apsaranta: The Leap update introduces a swath of...

Aion Classic EU issues free items as an apology for accidentally opening an instance ahead of time

There was something of a surprise for both the players and the developers of Aion Classic EU, and not the pleasant one. Gameforge apparently...

Aion Classic EU summons the Storm in Balaurea with today’s 2.0 update

A storm has arrived to players of Aion Classic EU, but not the meteorological kind; it's a storm of content! Presumably, anyway. One way...

Aion Classic EU’s Storm in Balaurea launches new maps, dungeons, and passes on August 16

Gameforge and NCsoft are hyping up a big and unique rollout for European Aion Classic players, and as of this morning, we know when...

NCsoft Q2 2023: Throne & Liberty delayed as revenues, mobile games, and MMOs decline

While we've already covered the major delay to Throne & Liberty revealed during NCsoft's investor call this week, there was more to the financial...

Aion Classic EU announces 2.0 Storm in Balaurea with new zones, instances, and a level cap bump

European Aion players, ready your wings, as Gameforge is rolling out Update 2.0: Storm in Balaurea to Aion Classic at some point in what's...

Gameforge delays Aion EU’s ‘Classic 2.0’ release a month to give players ‘more time to fully enjoy the current version’

Back in May, Aion EU shared a 2023 roadmap that featured plans for "Classic 2.0" to launch at the end of this month. However,...

Aion EU adds amulets, Aion Classic EU grants a free bundle of goodies

While the launch of Aion Classic in Europe has received the most attention this past spring, it is prudent not to forget that regular...

The Stream Team: Poeta justice in Aion Classic

Restarting in Aion Classic was the right move for Massively OP's MJ. She really enjoyed seeing the old zones again -- even if it...

The Stream Team: Back to the beginning in Aion Classic

Today is the 13th Massiversary of MOP's MJ. To commemorate the day, she's returning back to the beginning, to the game that brought her...