Karlsruhe, 9th of august 2017 – Good news for all players of the fantasy MMO AION: From now on, the European servers run the greatly improved version 5.6. Four new servers have been set up, with German, Polish and French languages plus one international English server. Additional multi- and singleplayer instances increase number of PvE- and PvP areas.
There are improvements regarding the design. Starter areas have been reworked and gotten shiny new look. New characters will start their journey in Atreia with equipment designed in greater detail.
As an additional feature, the expansion offers players helpful shimiols to support them in battle. Their special skills make players even stronger and are of great use on the battlefield.
Exciting multiplayer and singleplayer battles
The story of the expansion provides even more excitement and fun for players. Thrilling new quests await in the Museum of Knowledge, and there will be attractive rewards in Narakalli.
Campaigns in the Neviwind Canyon can be started in groups of 24 vs 24 players, with additional players joining for epic end battles with up to 96 vs 96.
Party battles are now available in the Gold Arena and in the Tower of Challenge, heroes will find 40 demanding levels awaiting.
Cute and strong: shimiols
Level 66 players now have shimiols to fight by their side. These helpers are cute, but do not underestimate them! Shimiols are very strong and capable of summoning effects which can be used by players´ characters. As characters level up, the shimiols can be leveled as well and help players with even stronger summoning effects and additional skill effects.
Watch the new trailer for a few impressions of the update story: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rVqQWkk4hPQ
See the patch notes for an overview of all improvements and changes coming along with update 5.6:
AION is Asian premium game development studio NCsoft®’s most successful MMO game and remains one of the most popular titles in South Korea. Millions of players all over the world populate the lands and territories of the fantasy world of Atreia. The game has been continually expanded and enhanced with countless updates. Aside from numerous features and functions, this includes standards of the MMO genre such as new instances, interesting reward systems and better level opportunities through quests and innovations. These innovations include the mentor system, where experienced players help out beginners and both sides benefit. AION has been free-to-play since the 29th February 2012, allowing players to experience the game in its entirety for free.