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PAX Prime 2014

ArcheAge Launches September 16

by Daniel Tack on Aug 30, 2014 at 06:04 AM

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Trion Worlds' upcoming free-to-play MMORPG ArcheAge was given an official release date at a community event during PAX Prime 2014. Players can begin exploring the open-world seafaring, gliding, farming and castle sieging on September 16.

We also had a chance to take a quick peek at some gameplay, taking a look at just how the capped sieging process works. Even if your guild is 800 strong and the defending guild has 100, the system caps out attackers and defenders at 75 to keep things balanced during siege time.

Also, boats. ArcheAge has all kinds of things to do on boats, from taking on the Kraken raid boss (who drops an awesome glider, I'm told) to cruising around or pirating on the high seas. Here's one more interesting tidbit - Due to ArcheAge's player-driven economy, many of the best items in the game are created via skilled crafting, and not acquired via raiding or dungeon crawling.