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Make your Enemies Disappear in Picture-Perfect Patch for Final Fantasy XIV


A new patch has arrived for Final Fantasy XIV Online and, like most things in Final Fantasy, it’s a big one. Entitled Futures Rewritten, the free patch features brand new quests, dungeons, trials, game modes and gameplay upgrades; enough bang for non-existent buck to make this update look more like an add-on. 

Final Fantasy XIV Futures Rewritten

The main additions to Patch 5.4 include:

  • New main Scenario Quests – centring around the Scions as they return to the Source now that the fate of the First is secured.
  • The third chapter of Eden’s Promise, the 8-player raid series continues the storyline of Ryne and her mysterious counterpart, Gaia, and is set to feature a new boss designed by Kingdom Hearts director and Final Fantasy series veteran, Tetsuya Nomura.
  • Chronicles of a New Era – The Sorrow Of Werlyt updates – Players continue their attempt to thwart
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Huge Black Friday Discounts for these MMOs!

Black Friday has landed upon us once more. And if you thought it was a day exclusively for raiding (shops) IRL, then think again. Beloved developer and publisher Daybreak, responsible for many fan-favourite MMOs, has revealed a comprehensive list of discounts and offers that will be present within their titles throughout this bargain-burdened weekend. 

Black Friday MMOs

Here’s what you can expect:

DC Universe Online

(27th – 30th November)

  • 50% off Replay Badges, Repec Tokens and Skip to CR255. 

Dungeons and Dragons Online

(Now – 30th November)

  • Double bonus points and a bonus item per points purchase.
  • 35% off Universal AP Tome +1
  • 50% off +8 Ability Tomes
  • 75% off Wish for Memorials (all races)
  • Otto’s Boxes and Tenser’s Boxes are also available in store

Plus, until 9th January, Dungeons and Dragons Online is offering 50% off the following game packs, which will be the final chance

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Feel Good Friday: Streams and Bundles for Worthy Causes

As if we weren’t giddy enough from the prospect of the holiday season – we’re here to triple the fuzzy factor with a three-pronged instalment of another feel-good Friday designed to keep you warm as the months grow colder. 

#SU2CStreamTeam

First up – we’re now already halfway through the week of live streams being held by Sega in their team up with Stand Up To Cancer. As part of a collaborative effort with other beloved game studios Amplitude Studios, Creative Assembly, Relic Entertainment and Two Point Studios, the SEGA developers are hosting streams alongside many participating community members and fans from around the world. 

The two remaining official developer streams can be caught here:

  • December 7th, 5-11pm GMT – SEGA Europe plays Total War: WARHAMMER II, Alien: Isolation & Sonic Mania  – twitch.tv/sega
  • December 8th, 7-9pm GMT – Relic Entertainment takes a look back at one of their
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WoW Classic’s Shadow of the Necropolis Makes Dead Content Look Fresh


Just because WoW Classic is a recreation of the MMO King in its original state, that doesn’t mean you can’t teach this old dog new tricks. Shadow of the Necropolis is the latest update to grace the vintage title, with not-so-fresh new content in the form of a raid, in addition to some new items and patches. 

The floating necropolis of Naxxramas is overseen by one of the Lich King’s most powerful officers, the fallen mage Kel’Thuzad and his morbid servants. Heroes who have reached Honored status with the Argent Dawn will be granted access to the epic 40-player raid. 

In addition to the raid, the game will be subject to some new content and patches, including:

  • Being exalted with your Warsong Gulch faction now offers epic-quality leg gear.
  • Crafted nature resist pieces are now available with Cenarion Circle reputation.
  • Nature resist enchants for
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Forget Black Friday, Here’s the MMO Bargains in the Steam Autumn Sale

By now we’ve all seen those harrowing images around this time of year, where a black mist descends on consumers and shop employees are rallied with speeches as if they were about to charge headfirst into the battle of Pelennor Fields. Well us gamers are far more cultured and needn’t set up camp and don our warpaint before diving into our spending spree. That’s not to say we can’t do that, it’s just not necessary.

To make things even easier though, we’ve taken a look at the abundant and all-giving Steam to concisely lay out the spicy MMO deals that have emerged as part of their Autumn Sale – and boy are they generous:

 

– Greymoor DLC – £10.88 (67% off)

– Forsaken DLC – £9.99 (50% off)

– Shadowkeep DLC – £9.99 (50% off)

– Max Pack – £71.99 (20% off)

– Standard Pack – £19.99 (20% off)

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From Free-For-All to Serial – Spellbreak’s Epic New Story Mode

Spell-slinging, cel-shaded, free-to-play Battle Royale Spellbreak has already gone some way to making itself stand out in a somewhat saturated genre, what with its fantasy spin on a genre typified by guns ‘n’ grenades. Well, in the most recent news from award winning indie game studio Proletariat, Spellbreak is breaking the mould once more by weaving a narrative into the Battle Royale formula. 

From 15th December, Spellbreak will introduce Chapter 1: The Spellstorm via an update which is also set to overhaul Castle Bogmore, bringing vastly improved environments and points of interest. As for the new story itself, players can take part in 12 weeks of free, story-driven quests specifically designed to merge with the core mechanics of the game.

The Spellstorm sees the Hollow Lands in an ever-changing state of ruin thanks to the Fracture and resulting titular Spellstorm. Vowbreakers are set to compete for the ownership of various

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