Darkfall: Rise of Agon Articles
In case you missed it, the latest patch notes for Rise of Agon's Akathar update introduced several changes for PvP, glyphs, and more.
The next Darkfall: Rise of Agon update is going to include the full release of the "freemium" edition of the game with some changes due to player feedback. For instance, the reduction in skill progression speed has been eliminated for free players and much more. In addition, players will find that the in-game browser has been overhauled, the dye system will be included and several tweaks have been made to armor and combat.
Earlier this week, Darkfall: Rise of Agon developers soft launched a "freemium" version of the game "to test the limitations of the free accounts to tweak any changes" prior to a more extensive launch that will come complete with advertisements, a launch video and more. The post provides a detailed look at the free and premium features that are being tweaked. These include the speed of crafting and combat skills, speed of meditation and many others.
The Darkfall: Rise of Agon site has been updated with the cool news that the dev team is hard at work on an expansion called Embers of War. The expansion was born out of a laundry list of new features and enhancement the team was working on that they felt would be best deployed in a singular update rather than "piecemeal" over months.
Starting at 12:00 pm Pacific / 3:00 pm Eastern, Darkfall: Rise of Agon players will be able to take part in its own version of battle royale. This is a free-for-all event with all players starting with no gear or items. As ever, the search then begins for weapons, armor, reagents and more. "The longer you survive and the more players you kill, the better your gear bag will become. Last player standing wins!"
The Darkfall: Rise of Agon site has a brief note from the Big Picture Games development team that thanks players for their feedback over the past few months since the game's release. Using that feedback, the new direction moving forward will be focused on "removing tedium, grinds and power gaps to make Darkfall: Rise of Agon truly accessible to anyone".
This is a huge day for Darkfall: Rise of Agon and Big Picture Studios with the grand opening of the game. The team has partnered with Origin PC to give away a CHRONOS gaming desktop valued at $2,400 along with other, smaller prizes.
The final Darkfall: Rise of Agon patch has been deployed prior to its May 5th release. The update most notably features the first implementation of an anti-cheat / hack tool called EasyAntiCheat. The team has plans to update and optimize the software throughout DF:RoA's development.
Darkfall: Rise of Agon is the first of the Darkfall revivals to get an official launch date. During this weekend's Playthrough Convention in Raleigh, North Carolina, the team announced that the official launch date for Darkfall: Rise of Agon will take place on May 5th 2017.
The DarkFall: Rise of Agon site has been updated with the first post of the new year that lays out the development plans for the upcoming 12 months. As the game continues in its Early Access phase, players can look forward to new features, expanded mechanics and improvements in the original client. The goal is to oficially launch DF:RoA in the next four months.
Big Picture Games has sent word that the Autumn Free Trial for Darkfall: Rise of Agon has been extended through November 1st and that players will also be able to take part in Halloween activities that team uncovered in the original game code.
Big Picture Games has sent word that it is running free trial promotion from now through October 24th for Darkfall: Rise of Agon. In addition, those who are interested can take advantage of the 40% discount on the game client.
Big Picture Games has announced that the first closed beta event for Darkfall: Rise of Agon is slated to begin on Friday, August 5th. Interestingly, the first two weeks of CBT will be free for everyone. After the first fourteen days, Founders' pack owners will retain access to CBT.
The latest Darkfall: Rise of Agon video has been published that gives fans a look at some of the improvements and changes that the team has been working on over the last several weeks.