Top Upcoming MMORPGs of 2017

There’s a ton of MMORPGs available for gamers to play and the market is only growing. With 2017 nearly upon us, we decided to list a few of our most anticipated MMORPGs slated to launch next year. Take a look at our list of the top upcoming MMORPGs of 2017 down below!


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Camelot Unchained

Developer: City State Entertainment
Publisher: City State Entertainment
Platforms: PC
Release Date: TBA 2017

Camelot Unchained is an upcoming title that is considered to be a spiritual successor to Dark Age of Camelot. Overall this fantasy world players will be dwelling within has been nearly destroyed leaving where gamers will be put into the shoes as part of the remaining survivors of the world.

Developers City State Entertainment emphasize that the story and adventure for players will be one that will reclaim the world. Furthermore, this RvR game will be a player-driven economy with no real-world money shops available for gamers to quickly buff and enhance their characters.


Sea of Thieves

Developer: Rare
Publisher: Microsoft Studios
Platforms: PC, XB1
Release Date: TBA 2017

Sea of Thieves is all about being a pirate with a crew. Scavenge for treasure, loot islands, take to the open sea, and battle against other crews that are unfortunate enough to come across your pathway.

User-generated content is a big feature for Sea of Thieves as well. Players will be able to craft their own custom stories using the various in-game tools. From there, these campaigns can be uploaded online for other players to download and enjoy on their own. With that said, you can be sure that there will be plenty of exploration tied into the game.


Revelation Online

Developer: NetEase
Publisher: My.com
Platforms: PC
Release Date: TBA 2017

You may have already tried Revelation Online out as the game went through a series of betas with the final beta available for download right now. This upcoming title is set in a Chinese fantasy environment and will combine elements of both PvP and PvE. Ultimately, developers NetEase drafted the video game as a title inspired by the books of Chinese writer Jiang Nan.

According to the developers, the video game offers a vibrant world to explore without any boundaries. Players will take on a role of a young hero that unravels a legendary myth surrounded by a mysterious artifact.


Crowfall

Developer: ArtCraft
Publisher: ArtCraft
Platforms: PC
Release Date: TBA 2017

Crowfall is an upcoming MMOPRG that takes inspiration from the HBO series Game of Thrones. Developers ArtCraft is mixing elements of action-RPG and real-time strategy where players will seek out glory, wealth, and ultimately power. Though, regardless if players opt to go through the world on their own, Crowfall will push for more player interactions.

While this is an ambitious title to offer gameplay similar to what players may find watching Game of Thrones, the developers are finding no trouble when it comes to backing support. Originally, the title was featured within Kickstarter for a pledge goal of $800,000 and according to the official website for Crowfall, developers has managed to bring in over $10,000,000 in funding.


Patheon: Rise of the Fallen

Developer: Visionary Realms
Publisher: Visionary Realms
Platforms: PC
Release Date: TBA 2017

Pantheon: Rise of the Fallen is an upcoming video game by developers Visionary Realms. This particular title has an extensive lore background available for players to read through. Essentially, within this upcoming video game, the story revolves around a number of pantheon gods which have fallen in devotees causing them to be ripped from their planar realms and tossed into the world as living godkings.

Seeking to reclaim their planar power, these godkings and their followers will stop at nothing to regain their divine position. Though players can go through some of the campaign by themselves, progression within Patheon requires player interactions, friends, and allies.


Master X Master

Developer: NCSOFT
Publisher: NCSOFT
Platforms: PC
Release Date: TBA 2017

Master X Master is an upcoming MOBA video game and while the title contains most of the MOBA elements we’re use to seeing, the game does have a story campaign. Additionally, the video game will allow players to switch between two hero characters which is a slight change up.


Lost Ark

Developer: Smilegate, Tripodstudio
Publisher: Smilegate, Tripodstudio
Platforms: PC
Release Date: TBA 2017

Lost Ark is an upcoming fantasy action exploration title. There’s a ton going on with this game that sets it apart from other MMORPG titles. With raids, customization options, mini games, island ownership’s, and more, this is one title that we can see spending countless hours sinking into.


MapleStory 2

Developer: Nexon Inc.
Publisher: Nexon
Platforms: PC
Release Date: TBA 2017

If you enjoyed the original MapleStory then you may find an interest in the upcoming sequel. The video game takes place before the events of MapleStory with the rise of the Black Mage.

Gamers can expect several of the same features from the original game along with mobs, NPCs, and locations making a return in the sequel.


Lineage Eternal

Developer: NCSOFT
Publisher: NCSOFT
Platforms: PC, Android, iOS
Release Date: TBA 2017

Lineage Eternal is the sequel to Lineage, a video game that launched all the way back in 1998. This is one title that has been in the works for a long time with the first gameplay videos surfacing online in 2011 after being shown off at a gaming convention in South Korea. If you enjoyed the first title then you’ll find that Lineage Eternal has kept up with the same isometric RPG style with siege warfare.


Worlds Adrift

Developer: Bossa Studios
Publisher: Bossa Studios
Platforms: PC
Release Date: Q1 2017

Worlds Adrift is an upcoming MMO sandbox type video game. Players can explore the game’s vast open world filled with floating items, though before players can even start their exploration, they’ll have to harvest resources and build their own unique sky ship. Since this is a sandbox type video game, players can drastically change the game world.


ARK: Survival of the Fittest

Developer: Studio Wildcard, Instinct Games, Efecto Studios, Virtual Basement LLC
Publisher: Studio Wildcard
Platforms: PC
Release Date: TBA 2017

You’re likely fully aware of ARK: Survival of the Fittest. This is a popular video game that’s been shared and played online thanks to being an early access title on Steam.

Essentially within the video game, players are tossed into an open world arena where they will have to battle against one another, craft items, and gather resources. With over seventy combatants in a game, working together is completely optional as players begin to thin out the herd.


Albion Online

Developer: Sandbox Interactive
Publisher: Sandbox Interactive
Platforms: PC
Release Date: TBA 2017

For those of you who are interested in medieval MMO video games then you’ll want to check out Albion Online. This is a medieval sandbox MMO where players will write their own stories in the vast game world. Some of the key features you’ll come across within the video game is crafting, a player driven economy, open-world PvP, looting, and guild battles.


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