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MMORPG | Setting:Fantasy | Status:Final  (rel 04/27/04)  | Pub:NCSoft
PVP:Yes | Distribution:Download,Retail | Retail Price:n/a | Pay Type:Free | Monthly Fee:Free
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Lineage 2 News

Latest Headlines for Lineage 2

  • October Bonanza Yields Big Rewards

    The Lineage II team has announced the arrival of the October Bonanza packed with Subscription Rewards, Thank You Letters, and Commendations.

    Reported on Oct 13, 2011
  • New Hybrid Revenue Model Coming

    NC Soft West has announced that Lineage II will adopt a hybrid revenue model. While few details are known, the Lineage II team said that the new hybrid system will "feature an order of magnitude greater than those of a conventional subscription model, and creates a new way to play."

    Reported on Oct 11, 2011
  • New Details for Goddess of Destruction

    In the latest Lineage II "Sace Says" column, new information has been revealed about the upcoming Goddess of Destruction expansion.

    Reported on Sep 22, 2011
  • Treasure Hunt Event Arrives

    From today through October 5th, Lineage II players will have the opportunity to participate in the Treasure Hunt event that devs indicate will yield bounteous rewards.

    Reported on Sep 21, 2011
  • New Armors Detailed

    In the latest Sace Says column on the Lineage II website, a lot of new information is revealed about new armor sets coming with the Goddess of Destruction update.

    Reported on Sep 03, 2011
  • Double XP & Drops Week Arrives

    Lineage II players will want to check in from now through August 24th for a week's worth of double experience and double drops. The week is to assist players to prepare for the Goddess of Destruction update and devs are encouraging players to level up.

    Reported on Aug 17, 2011
  • New Classes, Zone & Raid Boss Detailed

    A new Lineage II blog has cropped up with information about two new classes, a new zone and a new raid boss that will be featured in the Goddess of Destruction update scheduled to be rleased later this fall. The Othell Rogue and Aeore Healer are detailed and fans can also learn about the Prison of Darkness zone and Spezion, the raid boss who lives within.

    Reported on Aug 12, 2011
  • Rabbit Rampage Arriving July 27th

    Lineage II players with a love of all things bunnies will want to check into the game from July 27th until August 13th. The Rabbit Rampage event will be live during those dates and will allow players to face rampaging hordes of pissed off rabbits.

    Reported on Jul 26, 2011
  • Player Appreciation & Goddess of Destruction Updates

    Lineage II players will want to head into game from July 6th to 13th for Player Appreciation Week. Players can take advantage of free gatekeeper teleports, double XP, no XP loss on death and much more. In addition, one character from each player account can collect four buff potions from NPC Angel Cat.

    Reported on Jun 30, 2011
  • Double XP & Drops Week Announced

    Continuing the anniversary celebration, NCSoft and Lineage II devs have announced that June 8-15, 2011 is not only a double XP week but that drops will significantly increase as well. Developers are encouraging players to level up to be able to experience the high-level content that the Goddess of Destruction update will bring.

    Reported on Jun 01, 2011
  • Anniversary Survey & Gift

    NCSoft and the Lineage II team are reminding players to open their special 7th anniversary gifts no later than June 8th or lose them forever. The team also asks players to fill out the annual survey to help them assess the health of the Lineage II community.

    Reported on Jun 01, 2011
  • Assessing the Health of the Community

    NCSoft and Lineage II developers are asking players to complete the "Bi-Annual Player Census" to help the team assess the relative health of the community. The census is now available and will be accessible for the next two weeks.

    Reported on Apr 29, 2011
  • Goddess of Destruction Bringing Big Changes

    NCSoft and the Lineage II development team are touting the significant changes coming with the Goddess of Destruction update. The second half of the update will bring improved quest balance, rewards and crafting options as well as thirty new hunting grounds, sixty new raid bosses and four hundred new weapons and armor pieces.

    Reported on Apr 28, 2011
  • Throwing a Three Week Party

    NCSoft and the Lineage II development team are throwing a three week long party to celebrate the game's 7th anniversary. During the festivities, players will be treated to double XP weekends, subscriber gifts, account reactivation, special quests and more.

    Reported on Apr 20, 2011
  • Goddess of Destruction Trailer Released

    NCSoft has released a new cinematic trailer featuring the Goddess of Destruction from Lineage II. More information about the Goddess of Destruction is slated to be revealed on April 28th.

    Reported on Apr 05, 2011
  • Lance Stites Leaves, Outlines Staff Changes

    In a letter on the Lineage II forums, Lance Stites, the Executive Vice President of the NCsoft West Game Production Studio has announced that he is leaving the company after eight years. In addition to this revelation, Stites also outlines staff changes at the studio including Sean Neil taking over as Aion's producer and Marissa McWaters taking over as Lineage II's producer.

    Reported on Mar 21, 2011
  • Springtime Gift Incoming

    Lineage II devs have posted an announcement that a new 'springtime gift' will be given to all players. The gift should be accessible after the scheduled maintenance on March 15th. Included in the package are several appearance items including an afro, horn-rimmed glasses and an assassin's bamboo hat.

    Reported on Mar 15, 2011
  • Playable Tech Demo at PAX

    NCSoft and the Lineage II team have announced that the Goddess of Destruction tech demo originally shown at the gStar convention last fall has been translated into English and will be available for fans at this year's PAX East. This will mark the first time that anyone outside of Asia will have the opportunity to play the Goddess of Destruction.

    Reported on Mar 07, 2011
  • High Five Update Interview

    Lineage II was patched earlier this week with the High Five update that promises practically a new game for players. Lead Writer Bill Murphy recently caught up with Lineage II development director Steve Chae to talk about High Five. Check out the interview and then let us know what you think in the comments below.

    Reported on Feb 18, 2011
  • High Five Update Live on the 15th

    NCSoft and the Lineage II dev team have announced that the High Five update will be applied on February 15th on all servers. The patch brings a new hunting system, graphics updates, new skills, new raid bosses, updated buffs and more.

    Reported on Feb 14, 2011