Shotgun News 10/31: Rift, Planetside 2, STO, and Much More!
Rift Announces Update 2.5
Update 2.5, Song of Dreams has been announced by Trion Worlds. Expect it to go live on November 6th. Though there aren’t many details yet it looks as though it will be underwater. Perhaps it will include that new zone which was hinted at some time ago. Only time will tell.
Planetside 2 Release on PS4 Delayed
SOE CEO John Smedley has confirmed that Planetside 2 will not be available on PS4 at launch and will instead be released sometime in early 2014. DCUO is still planned to be available at launch.
Star Trek Online Season 8 Release Date Announced
Announcing update release dates is the cool thing to do today and the folks at STO don’t want to be left out. Yesterday we learned about Michael Dorn’s role in The Sphere, and today we’ve learned that Season 8 will begin on November 12th.
Guns and Robots Introduces Player Guilds
Guild recruitment got underway today as Guns and Robots introduced player guilds for the first time. Guilds can use buffs and upgrades to enhance the robot builds of everyone in the guild, and this is just the start of the benefits.
Games mentioned in this article
- RIFT - Rift is a 3D fantasy MMORPG. Chose to fight against the coming apocalypse as a member of the Guardians or Defiant faction.
- PlanetSide 2 - PlanetSide 2 is a 3d MMOFPS developed by Sony Entertainment Online. Its a direct remake of the original PlanetSide and pits 3 player factions against each other in sprawling open world combat.
- Star Trek Online - Star Trek Online, called STO for short, is a 3D sci-fi themed MMORPG based off of the Star Trek franchise by Cryptic Studios. The game has two factions.
- Guns and Robots - Get your gatlings and your spare parts, and build a shooting robot in Guns and Robots, a free to play third person shooter from Masthead Studios.