ArcheAge – New test phase for China server arriving next month

After a few months of absence, ArcheAge China will be entering its new test phase this coming May. Publisher Tencent Games will be announcing the schedule on 16th April, supposedly with the finalized business model, various VIP benefits and exclusive…

ArcheAge – New update to reward players for open world PK

ArcheAge Korea will be getting its version 1.2 update next week (16th April), and player rewards will significantly increased for both PvE and PvP. Along with the new trailer, other new stuff include maps, monsters, gears, farm products and more.…

ArcheAge – Japan server switching to Free-to-Play model next month

Following the current business model revolution in Japan, publisher GameOn announced recently that ArcheAge Japan will be switching to Free-to-Play on 24th April 2014, doing away with the monthly payment model. However, players who pay the USD 17.00 monthly sub…

ArcheAge – Russian server blocking overseas IP addresses

[Source] Mail.ru, the publisher for ArcheAge Russia, has released a new notice stating that overseas IP addresses will be blocked from now on, at the request of Korean developer XLGAMES. There wasa fan made English patch floating around, which probably…

ArcheAge – TERA alum joins Trion Worlds as new Community Manager

[Source] The former community lead for En Masse Entertainment’s TERA, Evan “Scapes” Berman, has now been handed the position of Community Manager for the upcoming ArcheAge. An industry veteran with experience in handling big online games, he will also be…

ArcheAge – Russian server has reportedly made over $10 million

According to foreign media, the Free-to-Play Russian server for ArcheAge has reportedly made over USD 10 million thus far, even though the game only launched this past weekend. The sources did not specify where the revenue comes from, but I am…

ArcheAge – Latest game progress update posted by Trion Worlds

[Source] As ArcheAge takes a step closer to world domination by launching in Russia later today, Trion Worlds finally provided an update for the English server. Basically, the team just returned from Korea after a week with XLGAMES, and tweaks…

ArcheAge – Official press release for launch of Russian server

[Game website] Renowned South Korea-based game developer XLGAMES is bringing highly anticipated ArcheAge to Russia. Jake Song, CEO of XLGAMES gave a speech at a press conference for around 100 journalists and major game community leader in Moscow, Russia. During…

ArcheAge – Russian server prepares for Open Beta phase next week

[Source] After the launch of the Korean and Japanese servers, the 3rd server to enter Open Beta will be the Russian one. Published by the country’s biggest online games publisher, Mail.ru, Open Beta will officially begin on 22nd February (Moscow…

ArcheAge – Friends and Family Alpha finally begins for English server

[Source] ArcheAge North America/ Europe has finally entered its very first test phase, the Friends and Family Alpha. According to the article, ArcheAge’s “UI is now about 80% readable, and much of the quest text has been given at least a…

ArcheAge – Biggest game content update ever hitting Korea next week

While some question why the new update is known as “1.0”, I am guessing it is due to the storyline, rather than game client itself. With new gigantic maps, dungeons, gears, skills, monsters and a plateau of upgraded and new…

ArcheAge – New game information for upcoming version 1.0 content update

As announced last month, ArcheAge Korea will be heading to version 1.0 very soon. The level cap will increase from 50 to 55, and there will apparently be revamped stats such as Healing, Strike rate (parry, dodge etc), Flexibility (critical)…

ArcheAge – Russian publisher halts Early Access package sales

According to an official announcement, the publisher for ArcheAge Russia, Mail.ru, has halted the sales of its Early Access package temporarily due to overwhelming response. The company mentioned that “tens of thousands” became owners of the package and sales will…

ArcheAge – XLGAMES details library dungeon for upcoming 1.0 update

Teased just recently, developer XLGAMES confirmed that the upcoming library dungeon will be 1 of the core content found in the version 1.0 update, scheduled for January 2014. There is a long story behind this magical place about wizards and…