The MMO Round-Up / Jan 30

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

DC Universe Online is SOE’s fastest selling game of all time.

The January edition of Warhammer Online’s producer’s letter teases at some potential updates coming our way.

Champions Online went free-to-play recently and Cryptic has released a trailer to go with it.

Battlestar Galactica Online will be hitting the open beta scene come Feb 8.

Age of Conan developers Funcom discussed solo instances in a recent forum post.

Gamigo purchased the space sci-fi MMO Black Prophecy while also buying into 20% of the game’s developer Reakktor Media.

Everquest II went mobile with a fairly extensive mobile app available on iPhone, Android and Blackberry.

The North American and European open beta for World of Tanks got underway this week.

Codemasters introduced a new policy for hacked accounts in Lord of the Rings Online.

Are you a new player to DC Universe Online? Then you might want to check out this video that SOE’s released.

Faxion Online masks traditional MMO archetypes under fancy new names.

The update for Aion went live as well as the kick off of a crafting event.

The patch notes for RIFT’s fifth beta event became available earlier in the week.

The MMO Planet Calypso was purchased for the staggering figure of 6 million dollars.

There was a tiny sneak peak dropped on Twitter this week of the new PlanetSide game.

We all love class videos and TERA’s version of it is no different.

What’s that, another class trailer? Don’t mind if we do, this one is from Mytheon.

Age of Empries Online developer talked free-to-play, micro-transactions and gameplay in a recent blog post.

Mythos will be hitting closed beta phase on Feb 8.