dual universe

Official Site: Dual Universe
Studio: Novaquark
Launch Date: Planned for 2018
Genre: Sci-fi sandbox
Business Model: Subscription
Platform: PC

Dual Universe’s launch is tripped up by bugs, performance issues, and problems with subscriptions

No MMO launch plan survives contact with the enemy (aka access by players at scale), so knowing that yesterday's launch of Dual Universe had...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 390: All systems go for MMO launches

Justin and Bree discuss Star Citizen's crowdfunding, Wrath Classic's launch, Dual Universe, Mythic, Ultima Online's 25th birthday, Tibia, and LOTRO Before the Shadow, with adventures in SWG Legends and Truck Simulator, plus a voicemail topic on MMO systems proliferated across the genre.

The Stream Team: Dual Universe launches with a giveaway

The space sandbox Dual Universe just launched today, and Massively OP's MJ is raring to dig in! Literally -- she's looking forward to mining...

Dual Universe debuts a new trailer and offers lapsed players free play time for today’s launch

Dual Universe is going live today - something that regular readers would be more than familiar with given our coverage of the news coming...

Some Assembly Required: What to expect from Dual Universe’s September 27 wipe and launch

Having trouble logging into Dual Universe? That's because Novaquark shut down its servers on the 22nd. But don't worry, the space sandbox did not...

PSA: Dual Universe is offering a free trial Steam demo ahead of its launch

Buying in to a sandbox MMO can always be a risky proposition, especially one that's got the depth of building tools like Dual Universe...

The Stream Team: The Mo Mania IV SUBtember Streamathon

A tradition that Massively OP's MJ missed last year due to the lightning curse was the annual MO Mania SUBtember Streamathon. Trust us, she...

Dual Universe loads up a building contest right before launch

Less than a month remains before Dual Universe exits beta and enters launch, and you know what would definitely spice up that last month?...

Dual Universe discusses launch, server reset, and what to expect for both

As the launch of sci-fi building sandbox Dual Universe nears its September 27th date, the devs at Novaquark are helping players get ready for...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 386: Lord of Lord of the Rings Online

Justin and Bree discuss LOTRO's mini-expansion and IP rights, Dual Universe, Mad World, Wrath Classic's prepatch, Alganon's return, and Guild Wars 2's Steam launch, with adventures in LOTRO, CoH, SWGL, and RIFT, plus a mailbag question on Ultima Online New Legacy.
And a real universe.

Betawatch: Dual Universe is finally launching next month

I know, I know, this column is called "Betawatch" and not "Launchwatch." That one isn't a thing. But it's still notable that after six...

Sci-fi MMO Dual Universe is officially launching next month, six years after its $630K Kickstarter

It's been a long strange trip for the Kickstarted sci-fi sandbox MMORPG Dual Universe, studded with unusual monetization and the ousting of its founder...
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Betawatch: Diablo IV internal test footage leaked

Those of you who are eagerly awaiting the Diablo IV beta are going to be waiting for a while yet, but you probably already...

Dual Universe will wipe its servers at launch – here’s why and how

The question of whether Dual Universe will wipe its servers at launch is one that has been hanging over players' heads as far back...

Dual Universe’s Q&A video series discusses schematics, megafactories, industry, and ore

From reading that headline, you'd be forgiven for thinking industrial gameplay is high on the minds of Dual Universe players, as a number of...

Dual Universe shares proposed changes to the mass, HP, and resistance of its voxels

Change is coming to a core feature of the building-centered space sandbox of Dual Universe. Honeycomb, the engine that powers the game's voxel technology,...

Working As Intended: MMOs that wish they were Star Wars Galaxies

"My friends and I would skin someone alive for an SWG 2," an old Star Wars Galaxies player recently wrote on Reddit, and that...

Dual Universe outlines streamlining updates arriving to its schematics system

Industrialists of Dual Universe have apparently been hamstrung by the schematics system added to the sandbox all the way back in December 2020, which...

Dual Universe answers questions about learning Lua, Exchange construct rights, and PvP rules

The Ask Ophelia series of Q&A videos from Dual Universe has once more kicked out two new episodes taking player questions and providing developer...

Dual Universe releases its Mercury update while it looks back at two years of beta

Followers of the sci-fi building sandbox Dual Universe have likely been hearing a lot about the Mercury update all this month, but now is...