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Aion (Aion)
NCSoft | Official Site
MMORPG | Genre:Fantasy | Status:Final  (rel 09/22/09)  | Pub:NCSoft
PVP:Yes | Distribution:Download | Retail Price:n/a | Pay Type:Free | Monthly Fee:n/a
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Aion News

Latest Headlines for Aion

  • Empyrean Calling Officially Launched

    NCSoft and the Aion development team have announced that the latest game update, Empyrean Calling, has officially launched. The v2.5 patch brings updated graphics, new instances, new content and expanded features into the game. NCSoft also announced a 10-day free trial for new or former players looking to check the game out.

    Reported on May 25, 2011
  • Empyrean Calling Launching May 25th

    NCSoft has announced that Aion 2.5: Empyrean Calling will officially launch on May 25th. To celebrate the announcement, the team has deployed a new trailer showing the new features and improvements in the game. The team has also introduced an impressive array of in-game events following the update.

    Reported on May 05, 2011
  • Paid Character Transers Announced

    NCSoft and the Aion dev team have announced that paid character transfers will be offered to players beginning April 27th. The cost for transferring characters from one server to another will run $24.99.

    Reported on Apr 14, 2011
  • Behind Enemy Lines Testing Coming Soon

    NCSoft devs have announced that the Behind Enemy Lines rifting event will be arriving on Aion servers beginning April 13th. Devs have plans to activate the event every other week in a stated goal to bring players more frequent opportunities to enjoy 'all of the content Aion has to offer'.

    Reported on Apr 05, 2011
  • Reactivation Campaign Kicks Off

    The Aion team has announced that a new Aion reactivation campaign will kick off on Thursday, March 24th and continue for a week. The week will allow players to check out recent updates as well as a rifting event called "For War and Glory". In addition to the reactivation event, devs have announced forthcoming changes in v2.5 "Empyrean Calling".

    Reported on Mar 23, 2011
  • Assault Balaurea Re-Review

    Originally released in 2009, Aion was cast as a mold-breaking MMO by NCSoft. It didn't, however, measure up to its hype. In the years since then, the dev team has worked quite hard to make Aion into the game it should have been on release. With the Assault on Balaurea expansion, did the team reach its goal? Find out in MMORPG.com Lead Writer Bill Murphy's re-review of Aion in the post Assault on Balaurea era.

    Reported on Mar 11, 2011
  • New Security Update

    Worried about the security of your Aion account? The people at NCSoft have introduced a New Security Update, adding features to enhance the security of your Aion account.

    Reported on Mar 05, 2011
  • Patch v2.1 Part 2 Released

    NCSoft has announced that part 2 of the Aion v2.1 update has been released. The latest patch brings a boost to experience, drops and over three hundred new crafting designs into the game. Additionally, the patch features higher drop rates for item designs and gathering materials.

    Reported on Jan 26, 2011
  • 2.1 Part 2 Patch

    The people over at Aion are excited about the new 2.1 Part 2 Patch, dropping live on Wednesday, January 26th and is focused on crafting in the world of Aion. Check out the notice, and the patch release notes, and let us know what you think.

    Reported on Jan 23, 2011
  • Version 2.5 Overview

    Aion players in North America and Europe have been playing Aion v2.1 for awhile and will see the second half of the update arrive in early 2011. Korean Aion players, however, are taking on the 2.5 update that will bring significant changes to the game. MMORPG.com Community Manager Michael Bitton had the opportunity to sit down with Associate Producer Sean Neil to talk about what 2.5 will bring to the table. Check it out and then let us know your thoughts in the comments section.

    Reported on Jan 06, 2011
  • Rifting Changes

    When Aion: Assault on Balaurea launched, many players expressed dissatisfaction with 'rifting' PvP. NCSoft and Aion devs have spent a lot of time working with players via surveys and forum topics to determine how to make changes to make rifting more equitable. Devs have implemented several significant changes that will be implemented for the next month with players providing feedback.

    Reported on Dec 13, 2010
  • Reactivation Campaign Coming Soon

    Beginning on December 3rd and running through December 13th, NCSoft and Aion developers are beginning a reactivation campaign for players who have not played in awhile and whose accounts are in good standing. The campaign will allow former Aion-ites to check out the game free for ten days, earn double XP and 99% off of Soul Healing on the 11th and 12th.

    Reported on Nov 29, 2010
  • New Siege Times Laid Out

    NCSoft and the Aion team have put a new siege schedule up on the official Aion Flickr account so that players can more effectively plan their involvement in Fortress Sieges. The times are listed in a multiplicity of timezones for ease in planning.

    Reported on Nov 21, 2010
  • Assault on Balaurea & 2.1 Interview

    MMORPG.com's Bill Murphy recently had the opportunity to sit down with NCSoft Associate Producer, Sean Neil to talk about the 'westernization' efforts being brought into Aion with the arrival of the Assault on Balaurea 2.1 patch. In fact, Bill calls 'the Aion of today is pretty much a brand new game compared to the Aion of launch.' Check out Bill's chat with Sean. Be sure to add your comments!

    Reported on Nov 17, 2010
  • 2.1 Patch Notes & Increased Drop Rates

    NCSoft and the Aion development team have updated the Aion powerwiki with new information about the 2.1 patch scheduled to go live on the public test server today and live on all servers on November 18th. Included in the update are the full patch notes and an interesting comparison of drop rates between patch 2.0 and 2.1.

    Reported on Nov 10, 2010
  • Trick or Treat with NCSoft

    All NCSoft titles will be sporting events to celebrate Halloween. Guild Wars, Aion and City of Heroes will have special events, quests and rewards for players to participate in from now through each game's specified end date. Zombies, pumpkins, thrills and chills will greet players on log in so be sure to head into your favorite game to participate.

    Reported on Oct 21, 2010
  • Go Mobile With Aion Exchange

    As part of NCSoft's aggressive new plan to take its stable of games cross-platform and to keep players connected to the MMOs they love, a new app has been released for Aion players. Called Aion Exchange, the app give players the chance to stay connected to the game by letting them view characters, track auctions, search for items and to create a wish list.

    Reported on Oct 19, 2010
  • Lore & Factions Detailed

    NCSoft and the Aion development team have released a pair of podcasts detailing the lore and factions to be found in the game since the release of the Assault on Balaurea expansion earlier this year. We have both of the podcasts hosted on our sister site, GamerTube.com so be sure to check them out!

    Reported on Oct 14, 2010
  • Power Wiki When You Need a Hand

    The Aion Power Wiki is set to update later today with a brand new article with everything you ever wanted to know about the just-introduced Pet System. But Aion Power Wiki features much more than a simple look at pets. The APW is packed with information about everything Aion all the way through the Assault on Balaurea expansion.

    Reported on Sep 10, 2010
  • Giving It a Go

    In his latest entry into the MMORPG.com Staff Blog, Bill Murphy, the self-proclaimed swag hag, admits to scoring a copy of Aion in its new Assault on Balaurea packaging during last week's PAX in Seattle. Because of so generous a gift, Bill is giving Aion a try. Check out his thoughts about trying Aion and then add some of your own.

    Reported on Sep 09, 2010