Official Site: Pirate101
Studio: KingsIsle Entertainment
Launch Date: October 15, 2012
Genre: Fantasy Family-Friendly Sandpark
Business Model: Hybrid F2P (Optional Sub, Cash Shop)
Platform: PC, Mac

PSA: Pirate101’s Through Death’s Door chapter will revert to paid DLC ‘within the next few months’

Last month saw Pirate101 finally get some substantial content with the launch of the Through Death's Door chapter. At the time of launch, Kingsisle...

Pirate101 launches new story, gear, and deco in today’s Through Death’s Door update

KingsIsle is continuing to make good on its plan to revitalize Pirate101 this week with its new story-driven update, dubbed Through Death's Door. "Through Death’s...

Wizard101 expands its Steam offering and localization to European players

It's the rare MMORPG that hasn't made its way to Steam by now, but we're adding another one to the list: kid-friendly MMO Wizard101. But...

Pirate 101 has a surprise mobile spinoff called Pirate101 Plunder Hunt

Every so often, something comes across our desks at Massively OP that makes us go, "Huh," and then say louder across the office, "Did...

The Stream Team: It’s a Pirate101 11th birthday parrrrty

Tomorrow is a special day: Pirate101 turns 11! But Massively OP's MJ isn't willing to wait to celebrate! So she's grabbing her eyepatch and...

Wizard101 continues its Wallaru zone teases, Pirate101 promises another content update by year’s end

The monthly newsletters for Pirate101 and Wizard101 are out now, and they're mostly continuing to point at things that have already been released or...

Pirate101 releases Sinbad Chapter 3, declaring ‘We’re back!’ as the game turns 11 years old

Don't ever count a pirate out of the fight before you see the white flag! Despite seeing a content drought in previous years, Pirate101...

Talk Like a Pirate Day around the MMO world, 2023 edition

When the internet was younger, Talk Like a Pirate Day was a huge event, the kind of harmless fun every brand and MMO got...

The MOP Up: RuneScape’s community is ‘smashing’ that Necromancy skill

Jagex said that Necromancy has proven to be a huge hit in RuneScape, with the community taking to this new skill line like a...

Pirate101 unleashes a broadside of quality-of-life improvements including UI scaling and fast travel

Rub the sleep from your eyes and put on your most fashionable hook-hand, because Pirate101 just got boarded by a raft of quality-of-life improvements....

KingsIsle highlights Pirate101 challenges, confirms Wizard101 test realm, and preps esports tourney

It's newsletter time for KingsIsle MMORPGs Pirate101 and Wizard101, and while both have vastly different highlights, one thing is shared between them: the upcoming...

Massively Uplifting: Spring and summer philanthropy and farewells in MMOs

'Tis the season! What season? Why, spring and summer! Spring is a time of growth, and our gaming-verse certainly saw growth of the generous...

Pride Month celebrations kick off in Second Life, Wizard101, Pirate101, and Sky Children of the Light

The celebration of Pride Month across the MMO universe continues on, and we're here to collect some of the various events that are being...

Pirate101 launches on Steam today with the Sinbad Chapter 2 update

It's launch day for Pirate101! OK, not exactly. Pirate101 launched in 2012. But it's launching on Steam today, as KingsIsle brings the family-friendly pirate...
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Pirate101 keeps up the hype for its May 31 Steam launch and Iron Lotus update

It wasn't too long ago that Pirate101 players were moving from worried to hopeful as the kid-friendly MMO seemed to be entering maintenance mode...

Interview: KingsIsle talks Pirate101’s Steam launch, Sinbad Chapter 2, and the future of the game

KingsIsle's Pirate101 is having a bit of a renaissance right now. The high seas-themed sibling MMO to the popular kids game Wizard101 has two...

Wizard101 plows through a bayou while Pirate101 readies the deck for its Sinbad update

It's time for a pair of KingsIsle newsletters, so let's break them down to see what's contained inside! First up with Wizard101, the magical...

2012 KingsIsle MMO Pirate101 is finally heading to Steam later this month

All right, let's be real, if you're interested in Pirate101 you probably are already playing it and don't need the game to be on...

Wizard101 is getting a fashion event while Pirate101 hires devs for ‘new playable content’

If your Wizard101 character looks a little threadbare and out-of-style, then you're going to want to brush up its wardrobe for a fashion event...

Wizard101 improves life for Europeans while Pirate101 gets all lovey-dovey

Wizard101 is kicking off February with some appropriate love for our European friends. The magical MMO released its quality-of-life update for the EU client,...