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NCSoft Austin | Official Site
MMORPG | Genre: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

  • 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. MMORPG.com 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
  • Devs <3 Players

    The Lineage II team has announced that players will be receiving several in-game items in appreciation for their support and assistance in making "helpful and convenient" changes to the game. Players will receive a special bracelet that allows them to summon a Cupid and fifteen chocolate cookies that will instantly restore Vitality.

    Reported on Feb 08, 2011
  • High Five Arrives on PTS

    Lineage II players looking to experience the big changes coming with the arrival of the High Five update will want to check into the public test server. High Five has been released to the PTS and the dev team has posted detailed instructions on how to participate in testing out the planned changes.

    Reported on Feb 03, 2011
  • High Five Preliminary Patch Notes

    NCWest has posted a new thread on the official Lineage II forums with the preliminary patch notes for the upcoming High Five update. The effort came about due to players releasing incorrect information from poor translations of the Korean patch notes. The forum post details thirteen features that have been extensively overhauled for High Five and, while the patch notes are not finalized, it's a terrific forward-look at what's coming.

    Reported on Jan 31, 2011
  • Revita Pops for All

    NCSoft and the Lineage II development team have a surprise for players inconvenienced by the server maintenance yesterday: Five free revita pops.

    Reported on Dec 16, 2010
  • Wintermelon Woes Event

    NCSoft and Lineage 2 devs have announced the start of the Wintermelon Woes event that will run from December 14th through December 28th. Players are charged with helping Puss the Cat smash all the mistakenly ordered wintermelons. Luckily, Puss the Cat has put presents for adventurers inside most of the wintermelons to make it worth their while for assisting him.

    Reported on Dec 15, 2010
  • Double XP Maintenance

    Lineage II shut down for maintenance yesterday in order to get players primed for the ongoing Double XP weekend, lasting until the regular server maintenance on Tuesday, December 14th

    Reported on Dec 11, 2010
  • Goddess of Destruction Sneak Peek

    NCSoft and the Lineage II team have a preview of upcoming changes coming to the game in the form of the Goddess of Destruction. The sneak peek shows off recently released information at last week's GStar convention in South Korea.

    Reported on Dec 06, 2010