To many folks' great delight, Lineage II developers recently announced that the game would be adopting a free-to-play revenue model. MMORPG.com Managing Editor Bill Murphy caught up with Associate Producer Nico Coutant and Executive VP of Publishing Matt Turetzky to talk about the announcement and the upcoming Goddess of Destruction expansion. Read on and then leave us your thoughts in the comments.
MMORPG: One of many things a F2P conversion does for a game is bring in a lot of new players. What sorts of improvements have you made to handle new players, and more so… to make sure they’re not feeling too far behind in a game that’s been around for a while?
NCW: The new player experience and the first 76 levels have been revamped to make the game a lot more accessible and to allow new players to close the gap with veteran players faster.
Additionally when we launch Goddess of Destruction we will have new fresh servers that players can choose to start on if they wish.
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