The MMO Round-Up / July 25

The MMO Round-up captures the genre’s most notable happenings of the week in easy to consume, bite-sized portions.

Star Wars: The Old Republic gets space combat

DC Universe Online pre-orders are now available and are coming with some goodies.

Major UI updates are coming to Everquest II according to lead programmer Greg “Rothgar” Spence.

On Aug 20th Dungeons & Dragons Online is going free-to-play in Europe, it’s about time.

The latest developer diary video for Global Agenda shows off defense raids.

Move to Korea and throw away your money as Age of Conan is going towards the free-to-play business model.

Turbine expands on the shift to Lua scripting for the Lord of the Rings Online and UI customization.

Everquest II fans get ready, Tinkerfest 2010 is underway and will be running until Aug 2nd.

TERA developer Frogster has been putting out fires as there has been some recent community backlash around the handling of the IP in Europe.

The most recent Champions Online state of the game newsletter was released and the latest game update titled The Demonflame was announced.

The first patch for Update 5 Dungeons & Dragons Online was released this week and explained instance scaling.

The community team over at Aion wants you, yes you, to be a in-game war journalist.

The second phase of the Standstorm update for Global Agenda went live this week.

There will be 18 classes at release of Final Fantasy XIV, that’s 2 less than all the fingers and toes of a average human.

Want to see Lego Universe in action? Then check out these three videos from the San Diego Comic-Con.

The upcoming 1.3.6 patch for Warhammer Online finally deployed to the public test servers for all to preview.

The new beta build was deployed to the servers for World of Warcraft: Cataclysm, you can check out the changes but be warned, it may contain spoilers.