Diablo: Immortal is a mobile MMOARPG under development by Chinese studio NetEase. Diablo: Immortal provides a persistent game world accessible from anywhere right at your fingertips!
Publisher: Activision Blizzard Playerbase: TBD Type: Action MMORPG Release Date: TBA Pros: +The first F2P Diablo experience. +Varied Classes. +Authentic Chinese gameplay! Cons: -Limited information available. -Developed by third party, not Blizzard. -No PC client.
You’ve probably come across Indriks while wandering through the Summerset Isles in Elder Scrolls Online, you might have even slain one or two. Well, now you have a chance of acquiring the magical creature as a mount. All you have to do is participate in four holiday events running from Halloween through New Year’s, the first of which kicks off on October 18th.
“The Witches Festival kicks off at 10:00AM EDT on Thursday, October 18 and will run until 10:00AM EDT, Thursday, November 1. During this spoopy event, you can enjoy a 100% XP buff, become an undead monster, and acquire a creepy collection of Witches Festival-themed items. In addition to this, we’re also introducing the brand-new Dremora Plunder Skulls, containing a never-before-seen Motif!”
Aside from being a requirement to acquire the coveted Indrik mount, the upcoming Witches Festival will also feature the return of the Exorcised Coven Cottage home. The creepy cottage can be purchased from the Crown Store. The cottage can also be purchased using in-game Gold as long as you’ve completed all the Halloween achievements. The Exorcised Coven Cottage is only available during the Witches Festival so you better act fast.
Temtem is a 3D massively multiplayer creature collection RPG with turn based combat. Explore the Airborne Archipelago, catch hundreds of Temtems, and become the best Temtem trainer across the isles!
Publisher: Crema Playerbase: TBD Type: Turn-based Fantasy RPG PvP: 1v1 Duels Release Date: 2020 Pros: +Full featured story campaign. +Ranked mode. +Player housing. Cons: -Ambitious release schedule may prove too optimistic. -Extremely similar to Pokemon in art & design.
Ascent: Infinite Realm (A:IR) is a 3D fantasy MMORPG with a strong steampunk aesthetic. Battle on land or soar through the sky on airships to take on even greater challenges!
Publisher: Kakao Games Playerbase: TBD Type: Fantasy MMORPG PvP: Airship Battles, Guild Wars & More Release Date: 2018 Pros: +Unique aesthetic. +Variety of gameplay options. +Multiple social features like housing. Cons: -Dated, unoptimized engine causes stutters during busy scenes. -Limited information available.
Black Desert Mobile is the mobile version of the innovative Korean MMORPG Black Desert. Players can enjoy similar high fidelity graphics, fast paced combat, and a variety of life skills right on their smartphones!
Publisher: Pearl Abyss Playerbase: TBD Type: Sandbox MMORPG PvP: TBD Release Date: 2018 (estimate) Pros: +Visuals look great. +Fast paced combat. +Crafting, gathering, fishing, and other non-combat activities. +Boss battles & other group content. Cons: -Limited information available.
If you’re looking for an MMORPG to play on your VR gear, OrbusVR might just be right up your alley. Ad Alternum Game Studios concluded their OrbusVR Closed Alpha testing last week during which more than 450 players racked up over 3,000 hours of game time. According to the studio's press release, they are now gearing up for a 60-hour free Open Alpha period which will kick off on July 28th at 12pm CT. All you have to do is register for a free account.
“Our communty’s passion for the game has been amazing,” says Lead Developer Riley Dutton. “We know that everyone who joins us for the Open Alpha test will find a welcoming group of players eager to help them experience the best the game has to offer.”
OrbusVR is set to transition into Beta in August 2017 and into Early Access in the final quarter of 2017. Meanwhile, check out the game’s Open Alpha Trailer just after the jump.
Mabinogi Mobile is an upcoming animated MMORPG playable right on your smartphone! Like its PC predessor, Mabinogi Mobile focuses on community activities and life skills like hunting, gathering, crafting, and writing music.
Publisher: Nexon Playerbase: TBD Type: Anime MMORPG PvP: TBD Release Date: 2018 Pros: +Visuals & music retain charm of original. +Tons of life skills and community driven activities. +Full scale MMORPG with dungeons, bosses, and more. Cons: -Limited information available. -No Western release announced. -Portrait-mode view leaves wasted screen space.