TERA – Game finally goes to China after years of speculation

When a big budget game launches in Korea, the natural feeling amongst industry veterans would be the title will be China-bound next. This thought process can be understood, since China is now the biggest online gaming market in the world.…

TERA Japan – Elin figurine to go on sale this May

How can any game in Japan be complete without a figurine being made in honor of 1 of its characters? TERA Japan is doing the same, and manufacturer Arcadia has just previewed the figurine for the adorable Elin race. Coming…

TERA – Europe server confirms F2P mode as well

[Game website] Merely minutes after En Masse announced the North America server going Free-to-Play, the European server under Gameforge has just announced the same conversion as well in February. You can find out the different tiers of the game here,…

TERA – North America server announces F2P conversion

[Game website] After weeks of speculation and following the conversion of both the Korea and Japan servers, En Masse Entertainment finally announced that the North America server will be entering the Free-to-Play phase come February 2013, which is next month.…

TERA Korea – F2P announcement revitalizes game servers

According to foreign reports, the population of TERA Korea has grown 3 times since the Free-to-Play announcement, with the current “experience server” seeing a queue in the hundreds. Yesterday, yet another new “experience server” was added to cope with the…

TERA – Korea and Japan servers announce F2P conversion

Major announcement from Asia, as NHN, the publisher of both TERA Korea and Japan, announced earlier today the full conversion to Free-to-Play mode early next year with no content restrictions. TERA Korea will officially enter F2P come 10th January, while…

TERA – Servers merging into 3 with no F2P in sight

In a wave where online games are switching to Free to Play mode, there are still 3 defiant games which insist on monthly fees will lead to success eventually. I am of course talking about Final Fantasy XIV, TERA and…

TERA – Free to Play server now permanent

Initially lasting only till 9th August, and later extended till 30th August, TERA Korea’s temporary Free to Play server has now gone permanent. According to reports, the level cap for this server will be raised to 58 as well.  …

TERA – Lawsuit between NCsoft and En Masse settled

Remember the lawsuit NCsoft filed against En Masse even before TERA launched? This legal dispute has now been settled out of court, with no details provided by either side. This is certainly a piece of good news for the beleaguered…

[Confirmed] TERA – Publisher hit with layoffs

En Masse Entertainment, the publisher of TERA North America and the subsidiary of developer Bluehole Studio, has started axing employees from its payroll. This is according to the TERA’s former community manager, Evan “Scapes” Berman’s Twitter, seen below. It seems…

TERA – Free to Play server opens

This news was sent to my email on 21st June by Orestes , and I will like to apologize for being such a lazy ass when it comes to reading emails. TERA Korea is celebrating its latest update, Queen of…

TERA to go Pay to Play

  I was shocked at the announcement that TERA Online will be going P2P… This is an absolute outrage in my opinion. Yes, the game looks good etc, but as a flagship game, why go P2P ? I always said…