Following a recent update signaling a possible path to alpha, Chronicles of Elyria / Kingdoms of Elyria may have to change course following recent Unity fee announcements.
Kingdoms of Elyria: Settlements, companion to Chronicles of Elyria, will not release this year, as Soulbound Studios focuses on a licensing deal and platform work, before diving into serious polish on the game.
In the latest journal by Soulbound Studios owner Jeromy "Caspian" Walsh, the financial numbers have been detailed in what appears to be a lengthy list of expenses.
For those still following the updates from Chronicles of Elyria, a new dev blog was posted earlier this week, showing off the work being done to the backend of the MMO (and Kingdom simulator).
In the first update of 2023, Chronicles of Elyria's developer Jeromy Walsh states that the work on Kingdoms of Elyria, and by extension Chronicles of Elyria, is still humming along, despite being the only dedicated developer on the project now. However, despite this, Walsh states that the Kingdoms of Elyria: Settlements project will be released by the end of this year.
Chronicles of Elyria has a new updated focus and a proposed timeline that points to a 2024 release after efforts to complete and release part of the experience as a standalone game first.
Chronicles of Elyria's back in the news this week after an update posted to its website details changes being made to its Alpha NDA, as well as talks about NFTs within Elyria.
Kingdoms of Elyria's Alpha NDA has started going out to backers and some eagle-eyed users have spotted something that, while is pretty standard, feels offputting: a class action lawsuit waiver.
After delays that saw the launch of the alpha miss its end of May release, we finally know when the Kingdoms of Elyria alpha will be starting. Chronicles of Elyria developer Jeromy "Caspien" Walsh, the upcoming alpha will finally release next week on July 6th.
Chronicles of Elyria developer Soulbound Studios is finally back with its Inside Chronicles of Elyria video series, this time showing off Alpha gameplay of the upcoming Kingdoms of Elyria. The alpha, which was supposed to start by the end of May but was delayed due to issues, will see players dive into the kingdom sim for the first time since SBS announced it earlier this year.
Chronicles of Elyria's standalone sim Kingdoms of Elyria was supposed to launch its first alpha by the end of May. However, it wasn't released to backers as the month came and went.
In the latest Chronicles of Elyria blog post from Soulbound Studios' CEO Jeromy Walsh (Caspian), some core features of Kingdoms of Elyria were touched on as part of a "preview" of Milestone 2. The post dives into very specific characteristics of Kingdom of Elyria's contracts and NPC personalities systems, which Soulbound Studios plans to implement over the next couple months.
It's been a minute since the previous update in the ongoing lawsuit regarding Chronicles of Elyria developers Soulbound Studios, Xsolla, and consumers. Just yesterday, however, an update was posted in the lawsuit's Discord channel notifying us of the next step in the process.
Taking to the Chronicles of Elyria blog, Soulbound Studios' Jeromy Walsh talked a bit about how its resource and gathering mechanics will work in its upcoming sim, Kingdoms of Elyria.
This month's Inside Chronicles of Elyria, Jeromy Walsh, the CEO of Soulbound Studios, talks about its colony sim, Kingdoms of Elyria, and some of what backers can expect as the dev team works on Milestone One of the stand-alone project.