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Turbine, Inc.
MMORPG | Setting:Fantasy | Status:Cancelled  (est.rel 11/01/99)  | Pub:Turbine, Inc.
PVP:Yes | Distribution:Download,Retail | Retail Price:$09.99 | Pay Type:Free | Monthly Fee:Free
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New Expansion Announced

Posted by Reed Hubbard on Aug 08, 2004  | Comments

New Expansion Announced -

At Turbine Nation on Saturday, Jeff Anderson, President and CEO of Turbine, announced plans to release a new expansion to the original Asheron's Call, WarCry is reporting.  The expansion, entitled Throne of Destiny, will include the following:

  • New playable race - the Viamont, a culture modeled on French/Italian middle ages culture, will have better graphics, racial weapons and armor and a new island to the north
  • New level cap of 275 - up from current cap of 126
  • New rare drops - five tiers of rare drop with the highest occuring once a month across all servers
  • New dungeons and creatures
  • An updated graphics engine - from 16-bit to 32-bit texture buffers and an upgrade to DirectX 9

This information was revealed at the Asheron's Call Expansion Pack Panel Discussion at Turbine Nation.  Thanks to the WarCry team for providing information on the event.  You may read their report here.

Click here for the Asheron's Call homepage.