If you get a little nostalgic at the end of the year, you will find out about this news Dark Age of Camelot looking forward. The MMORPG hit from the early days of the genre gets a FreeToPlay option.
17 years of Dark Age of Camelot
It's been around 17 years since Dark Age of Camelot was published. With 3 factions / realms and the battles between them, the focus was clearly on PvP. So the fight player against player, but also offered a lot of PvE content. Especially with later extensions it was also PvE raids and world bosses built in. However, these were always located in PvP areas and offered enough opportunity for extensive battles.
Meanwhile, Dark Age of Camelot is dated Broadsword studio supervised and producer John Thornill announced the good news.
"The Endless Conquest will be a new account type that allows players to enjoy Dark Age of Camelot through level 50 (and beyond) for free, without a paid subscription, forever. Endless Conquest players will be able to level all the way to 50 on a limited selection of classes, participate fully in RvR, and earn Master Levels, Champion Levels, and Realm Rank - to a point. "
The "Endless Conquest" mode should allow leveling up to 50 and beyond without a monthly fee being necessary. Although the class selection is somewhat limited, players still have full access to realm versus realm battles. The master & champion levels as well as realm ranks can also be increased to a certain level. In any case, enough to see if DAoC is the right game for you.
In addition to the information on the new FreeToPlay option, there is also a lot of talk on the blog about upcoming balance changes and improvements to the game. D.ark Age of Camelot So it is still being developed and is not just in "maintenance mode".