PUBG 1.0 Launches, Servers Explode – sgamet.com

PUBG 1.0 Launches, Servers Explode – sgamet.com

Murphy’s Law is in full effect for easily one of the most anticipated PC gaming launches this year. Today marks the PUBG 1.0 launch, which is also the full release of the battle royale shooter to PC. So, of course, the game’s servers have apparently decided that now would be the right time to burst into flames. We’re speaking in hyperbole, of course, but the fact remains that the backend of Battlegrounds has been experiencing…

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sgamet | EVE Online Details January Changes to The Agency

sgamet | EVE Online Details January Changes to The Agency

The EVE Online Agency – basically the game’s PvE content finder – is going to see a number of changes next year. A new dev blog talks about several tweaks arriving to The Agency feature, along with planned adjustments to the Journal as well as the Agent Finder. Sites are going to be categorized more cleanly thanks to the reorganization of a backend system. These new Archetypes will let players get to the content they…

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sgamet – Dark Age of Camelot is Getting a Free to Play Option

sgamet – Dark Age of Camelot is Getting a Free to Play Option

So that whole 14-day trial account thing? That’s going to be expanded in a big way, so to speak. A Dark Age of Camelot free to play account type is going to be added next year according to the most recent producer’s letter. The F2P option will be known as Dark Age of Camelot: Endless Conquest. The release will add a new account type that can level all the way to 50 without a paid…

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Apple Imposes Transparency Rules for Games with Loot Boxes on sgamet

Apple Imposes Transparency Rules for Games with Loot Boxes on sgamet

In what’s very likely the biggest tonal shift in gaming history, Apple is now imposing new gaming loot box rules that will require mobile titles to disclose the odds of receiving items from said loot boxes. And this rule is absolutely mandatory. The rule has been added to Apple’s App Store review guidelines under the Payments section. It reads, verbatim: “Apps offering ‘loot boxes’ or other mechanisms that provide randomized virtual items for purchase must…

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sgamet – Crowfall is Adding a Secondary Advancement System

sgamet – Crowfall is Adding a Secondary Advancement System

If you’re not partaking in some manner of grand keep raid or extensive crafting project, what point is there to logging in? That moment-to-moment gameplay experience is the focus of a new Crowfall Sacrifice system that’s meant to provide players a short-term advancement goal when bigger things aren’t going on. In so many words, Sacrifice will let players drop unwanted items of any sort into a brazier to earn favor with the gods. Doing so…

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Albion Online Dev Talk – GvG Seasons and Invasions on sgamet

GvG Seasons and Invasions are a major feature addition coming to Albion Online with Kay on December 6. Have the ins and outs of this explained by our Game Director. You can find a detailed explanation, including a timetable for the first season, below the video. What Are GvG Seasons? You score season points for your Guild by holding resource territories and castles, or by raiding them away from other Guilds’ resource territories; and points…

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Kay Update is Now Live! – sgamet.com

Today’s update is a really heavy hitter; it brings many great additions to the world of Albion! To set the mood, we have prepared a trailer: What’s New? Kay is a huge update bringing several new mechanics and loads of new content for you to enjoy. Here is a short overview on some of the new features: Seasonal GvG Content Holding a territory now gives you more than just a base to operate from. In…

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Last Chance to Get Your White Direwolf on sgamet

As the current referral season draws to a close, it is your last chance to get your hands on the White Direwolf! On December 15, at 11:00 UTC, this referral season ends and the current rewards will become unavailable. Refer 1 Friend for the Recruiter’s Ram. Refer 5 Friends for the Recruiter’s Banner. Refer 25 Friends for the White Direwolf. How to Earn Seasonal Referral Rewards The Easiest way is by sending Trial Keys to…

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Albion Online Dev Talk – Server Performance Improvements on sgamet

David Salz, our Chief Technology Officer, talks about the performance improvements since the Kay update, what further improvements you can expect, and the iOS Beta. If you do not have the time to watch the video right now, here is a summary: Performance since Kay Last weekend marked the start of the GvG seasons with invasions. We watched it live and were pretty impressed by the battles we saw, sometimes with up to 400 players….

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The White Stag is Waiting for You! – sgamet.com

The White Stag is Waiting for You! – sgamet.com

We are excited to unveil the rewards for our new Invite-a-Friend Season today. Three new rewards are waiting for active recruiters: The Recruiter’s Pig, the Riuros Cape, and the White Stag. How to Earn Seasonal Referral Rewards The new referral season will last until January 10. There are three ways of collecting referrals to earn yourself the White Stag! The easiest way is by sending Trial Keys to your friends. Every key that gets redeemed…

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