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MMORPG | Setting:Fantasy | Status:Final  (rel 04/27/04)  | Pub:NCSoft
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Lineage 2 News

Latest Headlines for Lineage 2

  • Free Server Transfers

    As the Lineage II team has announced that free server transfer codes have been added to every account that has been active in the past year. Server transfer codes are good from November 2, 2010 through January 1, 2011. The site has the full instructions on how to access and use server transfer codes.

    Reported on Oct 29, 2010
  • GM Trick or Treat Event

    Lineage 2 players have the opportunity to participate in this year's GM Trick or Treat Event from October 26-28, 2010. During event times, an 'elpy' will appear and players will have 20 seconds to respond 'Trick or Treat' via chat. Those who successfully shout out will be transported to the GM area to receive major loot and a werewolf transformation when returning to the game.

    Reported on Oct 26, 2010
  • Server Merges Announced

    NCSoft has announced server mergers in both North America and Europe beginning October 5, 2010. North American servers will be merged into a single server with the same happening in Europe. NCSoft is taking nominations for the new combined server names and has announced that any characters under level 20 that have not been played in the last year will be deleted when servers unite.

    Reported on Sep 13, 2010
  • Freya Screenshot Contest

    Lineage 2 devs have announced a Freya screenshot contest. Players are being asked to explore the new Freya area and take their best screenshots to send in to devs. The contest is divided up by difficulty areas and photo artists are being asked to pick one category. Each category will see first, second and third place prizes awarded and everyone else will receive a participation prize too.

    Reported on Aug 29, 2010
  • Too Much of a Good Thing?

    One man thinks that Lineage II is too much of a good thing and has brought a lawsuit against NCSoft claiming that the game made him ""unable to function independently in usual daily activities such as getting up, getting dressed, bathing or communicating with family and friends" according to a report at The Hawaii man is seeking unspecified damages and wrote in his complaint that he would not have "played if (he) knew (he) would become addicted to the game".

    Reported on Aug 20, 2010
  • Explore Freya

    Lineage II players who want to check out the upcoming Freya update will want to log into the public test server beginning on July 29th. The interactive Freya site will also go live that day. Devs have a lot of activities planned for the public test server.

    Reported on Jul 22, 2010
  • Gift of Vitality Event

    Lineage II devs have announced that the popular Gift of Vitality event is back for another week beginning on Tuesday, July 13th and running until July 20th. Vitality levels are maintained at level 4 during this event and several buffs are offered to high level players as well.

    Reported on Jul 13, 2010
  • Free Trials Are Back!

    NCsoft has announced that the 14-day free trials for Lineage II have returned. The free trial limits characters to reaching level 40 on up to three characters, but will, of course, save your data so that you can continue the same character(s) should you decide to subscribe. The trial is hassle free, requiring no credit card details, simply download, sign up, and play!

    Reported on Feb 09, 2010
  • Raising Rudolph Holiday Event

    Lineage II's holiday "Raising Rudolph" event centers around the troubles facing the Christmas celebration in Aden as Santa's reindeers have gone on strike! Not to be bothered with the demands of his reindeer, Santa is determined to raise new reindeer for this year's festivities and requires the help of Aden's heroes.

    Reported on Dec 17, 2009
  • Gracia Epilogue Trailer, Accounts Re-activated

    Gracia Epilogue is now live! Gracia Epilogue is the latest update to Lineage 2, which sees the culmination of the Gracia storyline, the introduction of 36 new quests, a new "Delusion Chamber" dungeon for level 80-85 players, an updated Mithril Mines dungeon, class and skill updates, revamped hunting grounds, an in-game mail system, and more!

    Reported on Nov 18, 2009
  • Subclass Change Service

    The folks at NCsoft have announced a new Subclass Change paid account service which allows players to change classes, for a price, in Lineage II.

    Reported on Jun 05, 2009
  • Elven Temple Knight

    A difficult to play class with some pretty big end-game rewards. An Correspondent breaks down the Elven Tank tree.

    Reported on May 26, 2009
  • New Items in Gracia Final Screenshots

    To go along with their Lineage II developer journal, New Items in Gracia Final, the team at NCsoft has sent along these screenshots to illustrate the point.

    Reported on May 22, 2009
  • New Items in Gracia Final

    The team from NCsoft has provided us with this developer journal discussing the new items, weapons, armor, capes and cloaks available with Gracia Final.

    Reported on May 22, 2009
  • Clans and Alliances

    In the first part of Chris Sides' Getting Into Lineage II series, he looked at the New Player Experience. Today, he looks more closely at clans and alliances.

    Reported on May 06, 2009
  • The New Player Experience Lineage II Correspondent Chris Sides writes this article updating our readers on the state of Lineage II's New Player Experience.

    Reported on Apr 30, 2009
  • Gracia Final Launched

    NCsoft has announced the launch of Gracia Final, the third instalment of the Gracia Expansions for Lineage II and the game's largest expansion to date, on the game's five year anniversary of the start of operations in North America.

    Reported on Apr 29, 2009
  • Enter To Win A Limited Edition Statue! and NCSoft are pleased to bring you an exclusive contest offer where you can enter to win one of 8 Lineage II statues!

    Reported on Apr 29, 2009
  • Gracia Screenshots

    The developers over at Lineage 2 have sent along these twelve screenshots featuring Aerial PvP, the Aereal Cleft and the Olympiad.

    Reported on Apr 23, 2009
  • Changes to Combat with Gracia Final

    The developers over at NCosft have provided with this new developer journal looking at the combat additions coming from the game's newest expansion, Gracia Final.

    Reported on Apr 20, 2009