Outriders offers players a care package to compensate for server outages and bugs

The launch for Outriders was messy because at this point it's just apparently de rigeur that every online launch is filled with connectivity issues and...
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Defiance and Defiance 2050 celebrate the holidays while offering server compensation

Ho-ho-hopefully you like fighting the Volge in Defiance and Defiance 2050 because that's the game's Christmas event this year. Yes, running until January 11th, both games...
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The Daily Grind: When should MMO studios compensate players for downtime?

Been playing Lord of the Rings Online lately? That's a little gallows humor for you, right there; logging into LOTRO has been a well-documented...

Sea of Thieves offers apologies and compensation for last weekend’s dataloss

So let me tell you a story. It's a story about an online gaming company that had major problems with its servers last weekend....
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Victims of Fallout 76 inventory hacks are getting free Atoms and subscription time

All right, we freely admit that given the title's history up to this point, you might be legitimately skeptical of a problem in Fallout 76...
Shall I compare thee to a summer's day? No. You smell bad.

ArcheAge Unchained offers players another shot at the Diligence Coin Compensation Package

All right. So back in the long long ago (meaning a couple of months back, obviously) ArcheAge Unchained had a bit of a problem, and...

SoulWorker offers increased XP and item drops after a rocky EU server merge

So the EU server merge -- excuse me, server fusion -- that we reported on this past July has come and gone. Unfortunately, it...

EA’s C-suite declines executive bonuses following 2019 financial performance

EA hasn't had the best week, what with sending its representatives before a UK parliament committee to insist that lockboxes are totally fine, healthy,...

APB: Reloaded stabilizes after a week of outages, offers compensation

Fallen Earth isn't the only Little Orbit MMO that's been more off than online as of late. This past week, APB Reloaded's servers were...
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Fallout 76 fans are livid over what they call a collectors edition ‘bait-and-switch’

Bethsoft just can't catch a break with Fallout 76, can it. Players across social media are bemoaning an apparent switcharoo in the Fallout 76 collector's...
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PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds offers matchmaking compensation in the form of a hat with headphones

So PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds has had a wee bit of an issue with its matchmaking lately, but here's the good news: The development team is...

Bless compensates for downtime, is 67% off this weekend

Neowiz is decompressing from the rollout of this past week's Assassin update in Bless, which went... more or less OK. The studio said that...

Trove compensates players for recent downtime

A routine maintenance cycle for Trove this past Tuesday triggered a small crisis as bugs slipped in due to a new OS and network...

Bless Online: Server merges, compensation, and ‘summer camp’ with daily rewards

Bless Online's planned western server merges are live as of today as 15 servers merge down to four, two per region. Neowiz has compensation...

Black Desert Online makes amends for ‘disorderly’ patch and plots out a better path forward

Black Desert Online players who were taken aback at some recent and rather sudden changes to the game have the full apology of Executive...

WildStar compensates players for March downtime

WildStar's North American server, Entity, recently went through the ringer as a procedure during downtime to optimize its backend caused a host of issues...

Black Desert offers NA players a compensation package for emergency maintenance

Good news for Black Desert players in North America, you got some free compensation! The bad news is that it's to make up for...

Albion Online wings a week of extra time at players for DDOS disruptions

Albion Online emerges this week extremely battered and bruised after a prolonged series of DDOS attacks against the game and even demands for ransom...
It's official, I can't tell the difference between this and TERA now.

ArcheAge offers compensation to players for server outages

Who here likes server issues? Sure, they kind of suck while they're happening and prevent you from being able to play the game you...
Not playing the game is a lot like playing the game in the right light.

Trion offers compensation to ArcheAge and Rift players for server outages

Good news for players of ArcheAge and RIFT: You're getting some free stuff as an apology for the unstable servers that both games have...