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Mortal Online 2’s recent bounty hunting patch now has a snazzy new trailer

Sure, maybe you've heard about Mortal Online 2's recent patch that added a bounty hunting system to the sandbox, but what does it look...

Mortal Online 2 adds bounty hunting system, adds three-strike rule for bans

If you're planning on misbehaving in Mortal Online 2, you should probably be aware that the rules that govern how StarVault deals with you...

Mortal Online 2’s housing system enjoys a renovation

You may not think of Mortal Online 2 when you're considering MMO housing, but in fact the PvP title offers many spacious dwellings in...

Massively Overthinking: The ideal MMO server setup

Over the last year, we've seen multiple major MMO and expansion launches, and most of them went awry in some way or another. Final...

Mortal Online 2 releases a patch that promises better network performance for larger battles

On the surface, the newest update for Mortal Online 2 appears to be pretty standard, but hiding among the notes is one big promise...

Mortal Online 2 apologizes for ‘drought of new content’ while it stabilizes post-launch

Mortal Online's latest patch,, went live earlier this week; it focuses largely on fixing UI and landscape bugs, though it also tweaks the...

Interview: Mortal Online 2’s CEO on launch, the playerbase, tech, and the future of the sandbox

Mortal Online 2 was one of multiple MMOs to launch in the first few months of 2022, and it began life with the best...

Mortal Online removed two alternate continents in favor of increasing server capacity

You might have noticed that the angry chanting surrounding Mortal Online 2's long queues and server woes has died down since launch, though we're...

Mortal Online 2 launches alternate mainlands as part of ongoing server population management efforts

This past Thursday saw Mortal Online 2 introduce a patch, deploying the previously discussed temporary instances of the Myrland continent, which readers will recall...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 359: Tearing down the faction wall

Chris, Justin, and Bree discuss Guild Wars 2 End of Dragons, World of Warcraft, Blizzard's financials, Star Citizen's roadmap mess, Mortal Online 2's rollback, New World's merges, and Lost Ark's headstart, with adventures in WoW Classic, Zenith, LOTRO, SWG Legends, and Monster Hunter Rise, plus a mailbag topic on the future of SSG and Daybreak.

Mortal Online 2 is adding new continents temporarily to handle population load

The login and connection woes are continuing on for Mortal Online 2, but that apparently hasn't stopped the sandbox MMORPG from continuing to see...
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Mortal Online 2 finally rolled out its queue patch, then it rolled back the server 24 hours

Just one day after talking up its player counts and marking out its ambitions to someday take on EVE Online, Mortal Online 2 is...

Mortal Online 2 promises fixes for long queues, hopes to someday rival EVE Online

Mortal Online 2 hasn't had the most auspicious of launches this last week, and all you need to do to know this is peek...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 358: High Isle thing, you make my heart sing

Justin and Bree discuss Elder Scrolls Online's High Isle, Blizzard's new survival game, Global Agenda's return from the dead, PlanetSide 2's Oshur, Broken Ranks, Mortal Online 2, Zenith, and Swords of Legends Online's F2P switch, with adventures in LOTRO and ESO, plus mailbag topics on MMO lingo and The Black Death.

Mortal Online 2 wrestles with server queues, login issues, and unhappy players

Remember when we noted that Mortal Online 2 was having a pretty good launch overall? Well, that appears to have turned south as players...

Newly launched Mortal Online 2 postpones subscriptions for a month

Who would have thought that Mortal Online 2 would actually be grabbing headlines and decent crowds on the depths of January? Yet such is...

Steam’s Lunar New Year sale discounts New World, Elder Scrolls Online, and more

It may not be one of the biggest annual promotions that Valve runs, but Steam's Lunar New Year sale has several tempting discounts for...

Mortal Online 2 hotfixes in more wildlife and less wealth in Haven as it draws respectable player counts

It's been a couple of days since Mortal Online 2 made its way into launch, and the devs at Star Vault are starting the...

The Stream Team: Hopping into the newly released sandbox of Mortal Online 2

With Mortal Online 2 now officially released, it's time to head into the sandbox and seeing what's what! Join MOP's Chris today at 2:00...

Fight or Kite: Starting a journey in Mortal Online 2

Throughout the past year and even longer maybe, we’ve seen near biweekly updates from the team over at Star Vault as it's been developing...