Co-Optimus - Editorial - MMO Co-Opportunities Volume CXII: Otters, Delays, and Event Horizon

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MMO Co-Opportunities Volume CXII: Otters, Delays, and Event Horizon - Page 2

New World Delayed Until 2021
While upcoming New World MMO, from Amazon Game Studios was scheduled to be released on August 25, 2020, Studio Director Rich Lawrence has announced it will be delayed until 2021. Siting Alpha player feedback, Lawrence mentioned intents to expand mid-game and end-game content. He also mentioned that the studio wants to ensure the quality and longevity of the game. The final beta test and subsequent launch has now been slotted for Spring 2021.

For players who participated in the Alpha, signed up for the Beta, and pre-ordered the game, a special opportunity will be granted: a short-term window in which to play the full game in its current state starting on August 25. Emails will be sent out to those eligible with more details.

Event Horizon Now Running on Defiance and Defiance 2050
The Event Horizon… event is ongoing now in both Defiance and Defiance 2050. Started on July 6th, the event will run through August 3rd in both versions of the game.

In Defiance 2050, players can participate in daily and weekly contracts, which will reward them Purified Gulanite, Reputation and a guaranteed Legendary weapon(Cosmic Resonance Fusion Set). In Defiance, players can access Quasar Wave Supply Crates. In general, each crate will contain “1 epic or better Quasar weapon and 3 mods from rare to legendary (at least 1 epic or better).” In addition, each crate has a chance to contain one of the nine Quasar Wave “Jackpot” weapons.

That wraps it up for this month! Hope everyone staying healthy, safe, and sane!