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Update Joseph Coming September 27

Take a peek at what we have in store for you with our first post-launch content update, Joseph.

September 14, 2017 at 11:30 AM by Coral


We’re excited to announce our first update post-launch with some new and exciting content such as the Arena mode, Treasure Sites, and two new expeditions to add to the line-up. All of this and more comes to Albion Online September 27th
 
Curious about what else we have in store?
 
 

Quick Highlights

  • The Arena Mode – New 5v5 arena-style battle
  • Arena Rewards – Envious rewards for victorious arena battles
  • Treasure Sites – A spooky addition to open-world PvP opportunities
  • Eternal Battle Expedition – Fight through the undead, defeat the reluctant Governor, and restore an ancient city!
  • Three Sister Expedition – Find out what happened to a member of the Royal Guard and see if you can resist the Three Sisters
  • Smart Cast – An easy-to-use feature for ability casting
  • UI Improvements – A few aesthetical and user experience changes to some menus such as the Social menu
  • New Abilities – Starting at Tier 5, select weapons will have new abilities
  • Additional Improvements



16 Comments


RussUK September 26, 2017 09:45

MOVABLE GROUP WINDOW UI FOR GOD SAKE ITS 2017! READ MORE SHOW LESS


Dulu September 22, 2017 22:18

More zero-risk, instanced-content, geared towards casual players! That's exactly what I wanted when I purchased this game! *Vomit* READ MORE SHOW LESS


Meatkoozie September 21, 2017 03:24

ability to move island access point is where?
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Bajoli September 18, 2017 11:14

I would really like the arena to be a place where people can loose or damage their gear and even a silver investment. And it would be fun to be able to observe battles and even bet /gamble on the outcome of the battle :). READ MORE SHOW LESS


Avguste September 17, 2017 14:27

AKARazorback has made some good point. The new guild features were supposed to be released right after game release. We are still waiting. Guild features need to be top of the list priorities. READ MORE SHOW LESS


GMANG September 15, 2017 10:02

Awesome can U also fix the Oceanic server plz?

G.G. READ MORE SHOW LESS


Viskag September 14, 2017 20:05

Great patch. Some much needed things. We will see how the new mount changes impacts solo gathering/ganking.

I disagree with others saying arena will ruin the game. I think this is going to bring in MANY more players. For me personally, the arena-style PVP was the one thing missing, now we have it. HUGE kudos for this. However I would LOVE to see a 3v3 version of Arena as well. Also mandatory 1 healer 2("DPS/tank"). I dislike 2v2 as that favors some classes over others, same with 1v1. The game was meant to be balanced around 5v5 play - but I do think 3v3 is enough of the "core" experience to still be true to the game... So please consider that in the future. READ MORE SHOW LESS


rigo1158 September 14, 2017 18:30

thanks for the update. Some exciting stuff. Please continue to bring more content. I read some of the comments below and I do agree with some.

I am not one to complain without making a suggestion on how to fix the issue.

For the UI. the new clean look you showed looks interesting. Please do give friends list more options on invites. I'm sure that is on your list of things to do. great.

Arena sounds like a lot of fun. But 5v5 should not be the only option. Please give us the others as well 2v2, 3v3. more options, please.

everything else sounds exciting. I am still enjoying the game. Don't stop the updates. READ MORE SHOW LESS


Duke Suraknar September 14, 2017 15:06

5v5 Arena, I like it, so it is really meant for people to practice their GvG 5v5 before committing to them.

Looking forward to SmartCast and the Additional Improvements. READ MORE SHOW LESS


Pogs September 14, 2017 14:21

Why is arena just another 5v5 format, you really missed an opportunity to help people who have less then 5 people they play with. I'm sure it isn't hard to have 2v2 or 3v3 aswell, sucks to see and It would seem its just par for the course for SBI I guess. READ MORE SHOW LESS


kniight September 14, 2017 14:16

the only 2 things here that were needed are smartcasting and mob health bars, expeditions and arenas are going to hurt the game more than anything. there is already too many people sitting in caerleon in shiny gear they would never risk. READ MORE SHOW LESS


Vitt4300 September 14, 2017 12:40

Can we get an official patch notes especially for the skills READ MORE SHOW LESS


AKARazorback September 14, 2017 12:39

In a game that has been in development for so long, that is marketed as being "all about player driven"-everything, I have to say I am very surprised to see such limited options to actually drive the social aspect of your game and sell it to the rest of my community members, who do not yet own your game.

Dedicate some development time to developing the SOCIAL aspect of your game and give community leaders the guild management tools they need... so they in turn can help you keep players to drive your "player driven" world.

Let's start with allowing guild leaders to set up guild ranks themselves, including permissions and tax rates for each rank... instead of having to use preset ranks with preset permissions.

This will give much more control for guild leaders to create an environment that the rest of the players want to stick around for. Do not ignore your community leaders!

Another aspect that surprises me in a "social" game is when I enter an expedition with a pre-made group, why does that premade group get disbanded after the expedition?

And because I can not invite people into a party directly from the guild screen or friendslist, this highly annoying.

While we're on the subject, if I create a 5 man expedition run, do not tell me or my team what we can and can not start the expedition as. Maybe we want to go in with 5 healers - it makes no sense, but we are a premade. No one else will suffer.

Social game, yet lacking social tools.

Get your priorities straight!

Still looking forward to the update... READ MORE SHOW LESS


SunFoxx September 14, 2017 11:58

New stuff is great, but game is still in a HUGE lack of content. You need to add waaaay more than just arena and treasure sites to keep game alive READ MORE SHOW LESS


Finale September 14, 2017 11:17

So sick i cant wait. Oh wait. READ MORE SHOW LESS


SeraVale September 14, 2017 10:31

OMFG Smart Cast!!! Can't wait! READ MORE SHOW LESS

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