With today's huge announcement of Secret World Legends, a rebranding and reimagined game, fans are clamoring for more information. We had the chance to send along a few questions to Game Director Roman Amiel that will provide a few of them. It's a great and informative interview so get crackin'!
Funcom is finally ready to reveal the details about the recently-announced overhaul of The Secret World. When the game relaunches later this spring, it will do so with a new name: Secret World Legends. Funcom considers SWL a "shared world RPG" that sports over a hundred hours of stories and quests. Lastly, Secret World Legends will be adopting a free to play monetization strategy.
The Secret World has entered "Golden Week" where players can hunt down Samsu Nasiru, the Guardian of Gaia to get hold of cool rewards and tokens that can be exhanged for items including pets, Lucky Coins and more. In addition, golden outfits, the golden unicorn and the Gilded Geist Rider are all available in the shop for the entire event that runs from now through March 8th.
In today's investor's meeting, Funcom revealed that it will be "relaunching" The Secret World in 2017. The move is being made to "broaden the appeal of the game" and will be accomplished through redesigning the new player experience and by making combat improvements as well as tweaking other game play features. In addition, the veteran program, including its rewards and retention systems, will be overhauled. Relaunch is expected to begin in March.
The Secret World has started a new challenge for players to run from now until March 19th. You can earn the fast gravity skates as a reward!
Our own TheHiveLeader calls The Secret World his "best of MMO for 2016" and you can find out why. From now through January 3rd, TSW is 75% off coming in at $7.49 for the standard edition and Issues 1-4 + 30 days Membership or $17.49 for The Complete Edition with Issues 1-15, 30 days Membership and the Zenith Core outfit.
The Secret World is getting into the holiday spirit as Krampusnacht makes its return when today's maintenance completes. The annual even will run through January 3rd and comes packed with a new Snowball Fight minigame along with new achievements, emotes and new holiday-themed bags. Players may find a moose mount, Mountie gear a Penguin "onesie" and Elf ears.
When maintenance is complete on The Secret World, players will finally learn what this year's Samhain event will entail. Devs have been hinting around about Samhain on the game's Twitter account. The images are seemingly parts of a scorched book or letter with cryptic messages accompanying them.
Alice & Smith have announced a new story-driven military hacking simulation game based on The Secret World. Called NITE Team 4, the game is based on both strategy and RPG elements with an emphasis and base on NSA top secret documents in the real world. A Kickstarter project has started and is already fully funded.
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