The MMO Round-Up / April 3

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

The River of Souls event in RIFT is getting an update soon and is expect to bring significant improvement.

SOE canceled their spy MMO The Agency as well as laying off portions of their employees at various studios.

Fans of EVE Online flexed their charitable muscles and raised $44,000 for the relief effort in Japan.

The 2nd update for DC Universe Online is creeping just around the corner and is set to bring a fair out of changes and new content.

Mortal Online has an expansion heading its way, bringing a bunch of interesting changes to the game.

The latest producer’s letter for Final Fantasy XIV detailed changes coming in the next content patch.

Fallen Earth’s new zone Terminal Woods was seen in video form earlier this week.

Nickelodeon has an MMO in development called Monkey Quest. Yes, it involves monkeys.

We know you were waiting with bated breath for the release of TERA’s box art at least as much as we were.

Free Realms is now available on the PS3 in case you didn’t know already.

The latest version of the City of Heroes producer letter talked about Issue 20 and global server lists.

The patch notes for Update 9 for Dungeons & Dragons Online became available this week, and they’re fairly extensive.

Global Agenda teases Dome Defense in a recent trailer for the game.

Masthead released a 2-month-long road map for its sci-fi MMO Earthrise.

RIFT doesn’t need no stinking third party software as it integrated its own video recording technology as well as the ability to upload to Youtube.

There is a rumor floating around that there may be a new Ultima MMO in the works. Wouldn’t that just be amazing?

ArcheAge is getting an eye candy overhaul as the game transitions to the new CryEngine 3.