This week, CCP Games announced that cutthroat space sandbox EVE Online reached the 500,000 concurrent active subscription mark thanks to its relaunch in China, last December's Retribution update, and anticipation for shooter spin-off DUST 514. CCP teased vampire fans about World of Darkness' presence at upcoming EVE Fanfest. No sparkle jokes were made.
Read on for a run-down of the rest of this week's top MMO stories.
|Massively's The Gathering Storm preview|
|The Gathering Storm update is here|
|Guild Wars 2 brings more tricks to the WvW experience, living story|
|Guild Wars 2 frees up tournaments for all|
|Exclusive: A closer look at WildStar's Draken|
|Exclusive: A closer look at WildStar's Mechari|
And from our sister site, WoW Insider...
|What will WoW's promised mystery feature be?|
|Are you a "rare" WoW race/class combo?|
|Is Activision Blizzard overly reliant on core titles?|
|WoW's hallenge mode whiz kids spill their strategies|
|The brilliant WoW questing macro you need to have|