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Champions Online News

Latest Headlines for Champions Online

  • Supervillain Onslaught to Launch September 17th

    Cryptic Studios is ready to unleash the next major update to Champions Online on September 17th. Called "Supervillain Onslaught", players will be able to take on the role of an iconic bad guy from the game and take on other players called "guardians" who are tasked with trying to stop the chaotic run through Millenium City.

    Reported on Sep 14, 2015
  • Sixth Anniversary to be Celebrated with Month-Long Party

    The Champions Online site has been updated with a special post to let players know that a big sixth anniversary party is in the works throughout September. Players can look forward to special events and lots of free items as well.

    Reported on Sep 03, 2015
  • Get Ready to Unleash Your Inner Villain

    You could be forgiven if you haven't played or paid attention to Cryptic's Champions Online for a while. Heck, some of us here at MMORPG have lifetime accounts and we haven't checked in. But that should all be changing as Cryptic is refocusing in on the superhero MMORPG with loads of new content in the coming months. We sat down with Lead Designer Randy Mosiondz to discuss the new Supervillain Onslaught content update due out in September.

    Reported on Aug 19, 2015
  • Event System To Be Reworked

    Cryptic Studios and Perfect World Entertainment have published a new blog on the Champions Online site that lays out some of the forthcoming changes to the Event system.

    Reported on Aug 15, 2015
  • Free Rainbow Flight Power Now Through Monday

    Champions Online players can log into the game and grab a free account-wide unlock of the Rainbow Flight travel power from today through Monday, July 29th.

    Reported on Jun 27, 2015
  • Tutorial to Be Overhauled

    The Champions Online site has been updated with a brief note to let players know that the game's tutorial is being revamped to "provide better immersion, faster flow, reduced friction points, and clearer explanation of game mechanics." According to the blog post, the reimagined tutorial is currently on the PTS for Gold Members to experience and to give feedback to the development team.

    Reported on Jun 04, 2015
  • Returning to Its Development Roots

    Randy "Arkayne" Mosiondz has penned an update on the Champions Online site that indicates that game development on the super-hero themed MMO will be returning to the site of its original development by Cryptic. Mosiondz will head the studio in Los Gatos, California with the team slated to start adding new content to the game in the very near future.

    Reported on Apr 13, 2015
  • Steel Crusade Launches

    Perfect World Entertainment and Cryptic Studios have announced that the latest content update for Champions Online has been released. Called "Steel Crusade", players will find Millennium City under attack by Mechanon.

    Reported on Sep 18, 2014
  • Steel Crusade to Arrive September 4th

    Perfect World and Cryptic Studios have announced that the next major content update for Champions Online will hit official release on September 4th. Steel Crusade will see Millennium City under attack by an evil super robot named Mechanon. The first wave of Steel Crusade will introduce three new instances and pave the way for a second release later in the fall.

    Reported on Aug 12, 2014
  • Customizing Your Aura

    Champions Online players have the opportunity to check out a new developer blog that lays out the details for customized auras. Players will be able to have more than one aura active at any given time. The blog goes into more detail about how the new system will work.

    Reported on Nov 22, 2013
  • Lifetime Subscribers to Receive Veterans' Rewards

    According to a new post on the Champions Online site, players who purchased lifetime subscriptions to the game will be eligible for Veterans' Rewards immediately.

    Reported on Nov 14, 2013
  • First Act of Fatal Error Arc Launches

    The Champions Online team is pleased to announce that they're launching the first act of the Fatal Error story arc in the popular F2P Superhero MMO. Read on for more details.

    Reported on Jul 18, 2013
  • Cryptic North Studio Announced

    Perfect World Entertainment and Cryptic Studios have announced the formation of "Cryptic North", a new studio located in Seattle, Washington and headed by former Flying Lab Software's Russell Williams. The new studio will assist Cryptic in support of its MMOs including Champions Online, Neverwinter and Star Trek Online.

    Reported on Jun 07, 2013
  • Patrolling Champions Online

    Every good game deserves a plethora of players coming in to tour the game and, hopefully, be sold enough to stay awhile. In today's The Tourist column, we take a look at Champions Online. Check it out and then let us know what you think in the comments.

    Reported on Mar 14, 2013
  • Reloaded Update Brings Vehicles Into the Game

    Champions Online players will definitely want to check out the latest update to the game. Called "Reloaded", the new patch brings the much requested vehicle system into CO. Players will be able to fully customize their vehicles much as they did when creating their heroes.

    Reported on Nov 09, 2012
  • Millenium City Under Siege

    Champions Online players are being called into the fray as Destroids have invaded Millenium City. The city's billboards have been hacked and are constantly displaying a message of doom. Heroes need to come to the fight.

    Reported on Sep 19, 2012
  • The Nighthawk comes to Champions Online

    Super-heroism has wings and jet engines in the Nighthawk update for Champions Online, including the first taste of the superhero, action MMORPG's brand new vehicle system. Framed by a corporate super-villain, the vigilante hero Nighthawk must clear his name. The call has been made for players to band together, taking the fight to the skies with Hawkwing jetfighters.

    Reported on Sep 01, 2012
  • Gravitar Wants to Party with You and 9 Others

    The Champions Online site has been updated with a new Rampage Alert featuring that ultra bad girl, Gravitar. The alert is specially designed to cater to the ten able bodied heroes in the 35-40 range.

    Reported on Jun 25, 2012
  • 'Unauthorized Access' Revealed

    The Cryptic Studios page has been updated with the announcement that its servers have been the victim of what the press release calls 'unauthorized access'. More troubling is the further announcement that the attacks began in December of 2010 and resulted in user account names, handles, and encrypted passwords for those accounts being made accessible to the intruders.

    Reported on Apr 26, 2012
  • New On Alert Trailer

    Perfect World Entertainment and Cryptic Studios have released a new trailer for Champions Online that features a look at the systems overhaul that the game is undergoing in the "On Alert" update. On Alert also brings some new systems into the game including Questionite, Recognition, and the all new Alerts System. Check it out!

    Reported on Apr 17, 2012
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