Ultima Online Articles
A fun story from developer Tim Cotten, who tells about the early duping bugs in Ultima Online, and how when he joined the team, he planned a way to catch dupers by surprise, and turned it into an event.
Saturday, September 24th, was the 25th anniversary of the release of Ultima Online. There were community events, official events, and commemoration across the internet, including from Raph Koster.
Ultima Online: New Legacy is still in the works, but the team behind UO is eager to share some of the new features to be seen in the new shard for new players.
The Artisan Festival will begin on December 1 of this year as Ultima Online's latest patch gives us a look into the future as the team outline Publish 109.
Ultima Online's latest producer letter teases their Publish 109 update for July, in addition to hinting at the team's next project.
The Ultima Online newsletter reveals great news for fans of the game. After over two decades, the team is committed to bringing players tons of new High Seas action throughout 2019. The commitment to adding High Seas content comes after years of community requests at meet and greets, various player gatherings, forum feedback and more.
If you were around in the early days of MMOs, you probably played Ultima Online. How well we remember the "scary music" when a PK would range near as we were innocently chopping wood to try to craft some type of weapon. Ah, the good old days! The Broadsword team took time out to thank players for their participation and "to those who have left their mark on [the] humble virtual world!"
Why bother looking for a game that brings back fond memories of more "hardcore" MMO days when you know that Ultima Online, the game that many feel is the standard for what today's MMOs should be, is going free to play? Broadsword has announced that Publish 99 will bring the F2P "Endless Journey" to Ultima Online, though there are some restrictions in place. Rest assured that there is still a subscription option available with no restrictions.
A brief producer's note has been published on the Ultima Online site that celebrates the game's 19th anniversary. Players with 10+ years of active subscription time will receive a special token as thanks for their continued support through the years.
Both Ultima Online and Dark Age of Camelot have joined the ranks of titles added to the Steam games portal via the Greenlight feature. Under the auspices of Broadsword Games, both titles received the go-ahead along with 73 other games.