Lineage II's Shiny New Expansion and Free-To-Play Model Go Live ... Now!

Remember when we reported NCsoft’s MMO Lineage II would go free-to-play with a new expansion Nov. 30? Well, check your calendar, pal, because the time of reckoning is upon us. There’s also a new update, titled Goddess of Destruction, launching alongside the free-to-play model and includes plenty of new content for players of differing skill levels to explore.

Quick note: If you experience trouble logging on to the Lineage II server, it might be because of system maintenance happening in anticipation of the Goddess of Destruction update, the opening of a new server and NCsoft wrapping up an in-game event. That maintenance began about 12 hours ago and is speculated to end about now, so give it a few minutes and try again if it doesn’t work for you.

Do free-to-play models inspire you to check out games you wouldn’t otherwise? I ask since I’m getting ready to try Lineage II myself; I’m just waiting for this pesky media professions project to finish itself.


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Eder Campuzano

Eder is a journalism major at the University of Oregon and copy chief of Flux, the School of Journalism and Communication's flagship magazine. When he's not playing video games or writing about them, Eder enjoys going to concerts, walking the UO campus with his trusty iPod, James McCloud, and climbing steep hills in running shoes. His favorite games include Super Mario Bros. 3, Donkey Kong Country 2, Bioshock and The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time.

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