MMORPG Archive

  • Don’t Expect EverQuest Next This Year

    Terry “Fairan” Michaels, Senior Producer for Landmark and EverQuest Next at Daybreak Game Company (formerly Sony Online Entertainment), has posted a Producer’s Letter with an update on the latest developments regarding the in-development world-building sandbox and MMORPG combo. The letter is pasted in full further […]

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  • Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward Collector’s Edition Unleashes the Dragon

    Heavensward, the first expansion pack for MMORPG Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn, is all settled in for a June 23rd launch on PC, PS3, PS4, and, for the first time, Mac OS. That means it’s time for collector’s editions and pre-order campaigns to begin. […]

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  • The Elder Scrolls Online’s Going Live on Consoles in June, Dropping Mandatory Subscriptions (But Won’t Be Free to Play)

    Here’s some great news on two fronts if you’re into MMORPGs and The Elder Scrolls franchise. The Elder Scrolls Online, rechristened with the new subtitle Tamriel Unlimited, will make its long-awaited debut on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One come the now confirmed global launch date […]

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  • The Elder Scrolls Online Console Launch Pushed Back Six Months

    The Elder Scrolls Online Console Launch Pushed Back Six Months

    Launched last month on PC/Mac, The Elder Scrolls Online had previously been scheduled to launch in June for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. However, due to “unique problems” with getting the game up and running on Microsoft and Sony’s online networks the MMORPG’s console launch […]

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  • The Elder Scrolls Online Has an Imperial Collector’s Edition

    The Elder Scrolls Online Has an Imperial Collector’s Edition

    Digging through my email backlog from last week, I stumbled upon another special edition announcement you’ll probably want to hear about. (If you haven’t already, which I’m sure you have by now, but here goes anyway!) Bethesda Softworks has put together a classy Imperial Edition […]

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  • Final Fantasy XIV PlayStation 4 Beta Begins Late February, Full Launch Set For April 14th

    Final Fantasy XIV PlayStation 4 Beta Begins Late February, Full Launch Set For April 14th

    PlayStation 4 owners itching to get their fantasy MMORPG on won’t have to wait too much longer. Square Enix has confirmed this evening that the PS4 version of Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn will launch on April 14th. Furthermore, the game’s beta testing is […]

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  • The Elder Scrolls Online Launches in April for PC/Mac, June for PS4 and Xbox One

    The Elder Scrolls Online Launches in April for PC/Mac, June for PS4 and Xbox One

    Bethesda’s Elder Scrolls MMORPG, The Elder Scrolls Online, is officially scheduled to launch worldwide on April 4, 2014 for PC and Mac. (4.4.14–isn’t that clever!) Console versions for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One will then follow sometime in June. A new trailer, “War in Cyrodiil,” […]

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  • Lightning Returns and Final Fantasy XIV Swap Fashion Tips

    Lightning Returns and Final Fantasy XIV Swap Fashion Tips

    Final Fantasy XIV, meet Lightning Returns. Lightning Returns, meet Final Fantasy XIV. Are you BFFs now? Good, so why not throw a fashion swap party? That’s just what Square Enix is doing for its two latest Final Fantasy games. This cross-title collaboration sees Final Fantasy […]

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  • Final Fantasy XIV’s Final Testing Phase Begins August 17

    Final Fantasy XIV’s Final Testing Phase Begins August 17

    Before Final Fantasy XIV is officially reborn on August 27th, Square Enix has one more testing phase scheduled for the weekend of August 17th through the 19th. This fourth and final phase will be an open beta for all MMORPG adventurers on PC and PS3. […]

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  • The Next Era of EverQuest Dawns this Winter

    The Next Era of EverQuest Dawns this Winter

    Over the weekend at its SOE Live fan gathering, Sony Online Entertainment lifted the veil on the next EverQuest entitled — get this — EverQuest Next! In development for four years now, EverQuest Next will mark the beginning of “The Emergent Era” for MMORPGs, an […]

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