OnRPG Shotgun News 10/3: City of Heroes, Planetside 2, World of Tanks, and Global Agenda 2!
By Shannon Doyle (Leliah), OnRPG Journalist
World of Tanks Sets Records
World of Tanks is celebrating having broken a record and managed an incredible achievement. On the Russian server over 500,000 people were logged in at the same time which is a record. The game also recently celebrated having 40 million registered users world wide. Which is double the amount they had last year.
Global Agenda 2 In The Works
A member of the HiRez studio team announced that the studio is currently working on Global Agenda 2. It will be PvP focused and use many of the Global Agenda assets already available but on the newest platform they have. Beta testing is expected to begin sometime in the middle of 2013.
NCSoft Addresses City of Heroes Fans
After more than a month of campaigning the Save City of Heroes group has finally been addressed by NCSoft. In it they that they have heard the voices of the fans but ultimately they have exhausted all options which includes selling the studio and City of Heroes intellectual property. To say the fans are crushed is somewhat of an understatement. Many have stated that they’ve entered a second phase of mourning for the community. Others have said they would never buy another NCSoft game and yet others still hold out hope that something good will come out of this.
Planetside 2 Revises Membership Plan
After getting some not too positive feedback about the membership plans for Planetside 2 it has been given a look at and remade listening to fans suggestions. This includes increased XP gain, increased resource gain, priority login queues, early access to cosmetic items in the store and 500 StationCash each month.