Elyon – Kakao Games announce conversion to Free-to-Play business model

Publisher Kakao Games today announced that the NA and EU server of Elyon will be transitioning from a Buy-to-Play model to a Free-to-Play one due to competition from other games. Developed by Korea-based Bluehole Studio, the team which made TERA,…

Elyon – First new class for sci-fi fantasy MMORPG announced for Korean server

Developed by the team which made TERA, the first new post-launch class for Elyon is arriving on 3 February early next month. The overall 6th class of the PC MMORPG, Slayer introduces a new combat style with the great sword…

Elyon – 300-player PVP faction war mode added into Korean server

Publisher Kakao Games the faction war system to the Korean server of its latest PC MMORPG, Elyon, earlier today. Developed by Bluehole Studio (team behind TERA), this new PVP mode pits 150 players against another 150 players on the same…

Kakao Games – Korean gaming giant reveals global plans for 2021

It is the time of the year where listed companied share their financial numbers with the public for the third quarter (July to September) 2020, and Kakao Games started the ball rolling. The company stepped up its game offerings significantly…

Elyon – Buy-to-Play business model announced for new PC MMORPG

During a media conference recently in South Korea, developer Krafton (TERA, PUBG etc) and publisher Kakao Games announced that Elyon will officially launch on 10 December. It will not be a Free-to-Play PC MMORPG, but rather a Buy-to-Play one with…

Elyon – Developer previews the flexible skill customization system

Next month, Bluehole and parent company KRAFTON will be holding the first beta phase for just 2 days for Elyon, their next mega MMORPG. Once known as A:IR with a focus on aerial combat, this feature has since been minimized…

Elyon – Korean server to hold massive beta test this July

If you did not already know, A:IR (Ascent: Infinite Realm) was recently renamed to Elyon for both the Korean and Western servers. More details here. KRAFTON recently announced that “massive” beta test phase will take place in South Korea on…

Elyon – Product Director talks briefly about massive game design changes

Last week, it was announced that Ascent: Infinite Realm (A:IR) is changing its name to Elyon to better reflect the new direction the PC MMORPG is heading. Developed by Bluehole, a team under the KRAFTON brand, this took many by…

Elyon – Kakao Games and KRAFTON announces name change for Western server of A:IR

Following the official reveal yesterday for the South Korean server, Kakao Games and KRAFTON have also announced the new name of Ascent: Infinite Realm for the West. The game has officially been renamed to Elyon. This is to better reflect…

Elyon – Ascent: Infinite Realm gets new game title and prepares for Korean Closed Beta

As teased last week, there was going to be a major announcement regarding the future of Ascent: Infinite Realm (A:IR) today. Developer Bluehole and publisher Kakao Games have decided to rename the PC MMORPG to Elyon, with the original name…