Here is the transcript of the interview given by Executive Producer Rob ‘Severlin’ Ciccolini, Community Manager Jerry ‘Cordovan’ Snook, and Systems Designer Quentin ‘Lynnabel’ Cantor recorded at GenCon in Indianapolis, IN on Saturday, August 3rd, 2019. It follows the announcements from the previous night’s player meetup involving both Dungeons and Dragons Online and Lord of the Rings Online.
Today, Citadel Studios announced the official launch date of Legends of Aria, a game we’ve covered in the past. It’s due to release in early access on Steam on August 6th. Billed as a true sandbox in the spirit of Ultima Online or EVE Online, Legends of Aria can be added to one’s Steam wishlist.
In perhaps the most detailed livestream they’ve done in quite some time, Star Wars the Old Republic’s team came out swinging on their massive itemization overhaul due to go live with their next expansion in September. This overhaul, entitled Spoils of War, is not to be confused with Game Update 2.8 of the same name from 2014. The title is apt, as the BioWare Austin team laid out the basics of their plan to overhaul gear going forward, and also reaching into the past.
Revelation Online has announced the release of the Heaven and Earth update on May 27th, which will bring with it a new Dungeon called the “Temple of the Twelve”.
The official site has shared a new dev blog that hails the recent release of The New Soldier Game Update as well as looking at server optimizations and the upcoming 16th Anniversary of the PlanetSide franchise.
The team at Jandisoft has announced that they are holding a 2nd alpha test of their 2D isometric perspective MMORPG, Mad World, albeit under NDA.