Bonus XP Weekend Plus Marketplace Sale

Announced today is an All Access Double XP weekend (Adventuring, AA, and Crafting) plus a Marketplace sale!

Enjoying the summer is more fun when you have friends (or at least a crafty merc!) by your side. From Thursday, July 2 through Monday, July 6, there’s a Marketplace sale to help with just that. Both Merc Crates and Group XP Potions will be on sale for 40% off! All Access Members will get their additional 10% off the sale price.

And as an added perk for All Access Members, it’s a Double XP Weekend! AAs, Tradeskill, and Adventure XP will all be doubled.

E3: EverQuest & EverQuest II Progression Servers

E3 doesn't stop when its doors are closed for the day. We snagged Executive Producer Holly "Windstalker" Longdale at this year's Daybreak after-party (and again this week in a follow-up), chatting about some recent changes that hit EverQuest's progression servers as well as the upcoming progression servers and merges for EverQuest II.

Guild Wars 2: Stronghold Mist Champions

ArenaNet has announced the latest feature coming with the new Stronghold PvP game mode coming in Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns. Collectively called Mist Champions, this new system will allow players to customize the heroes that they summon during Stronghold matches.

PlayStation Plus July Game Collection

July has arrived and with it comes a fresh batch of free PlayStation Plus games! The collection features several games for the PS4, PS3, and PS Vita, available beginning on July 7th.

Hearthstone Deck Tech: Dragon Bounce

Dragon Bounce

HS Spacewizard is back with another Hearthstone Deck Tech, helping players get an edge each week as he builds, tests and breaks down a new deck.

The City Festival Starts Tonight!

 

Tomorrow is the beginning of July, bringing us the Gorowyn City Festival! The festival begins on July 1st at 12:01am PT and runs until July 7th at 11:59pm PT. You can find the Far Seas Caravan in Timorous Deep in and around the dock. Visit the Far Seas caravan merchants to see all of the local specialities and other festival goods.

An Aether Race will also be available in Timorous Deep during the festival. Participate and achieve a time of 244 seconds or less to earn the Wind Warden prefix title! Begin the race by speaking to the referee on the Gorowyn dock.

Supernova Alpha Key Giveaway

Supernova's Alpha testing phases are rolling in faster, and we have your key to get into the next! Here's how:

Xbox: July's Free Games

Microsoft's Games with Gold program continues with more great offers for Xbox Live members in July!

Downtime - Tuesday, June 30, 2015

US servers will be brought offline on Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at 7am PT for an update. EU servers will come down at 9pm PT (5am London Time on July 1st) for their update. Estimated downtime for both sets of servers is approximately two hours.

Here are the patch notes:


POPULATION / ZONE PROGRESSION
Fabled Echoes of Faydwer
Collectibles in the Fabled Echoes of Faydwer dungeons will now lock you to the instance when looted.

The Fabled Crypt of Valdoon [Advanced Solo and Heroic]
You can now click Valdoon while he's giving his speech to initiate combat sooner.

Fabled Freethinker's Hideout [Challenge Raid]
The werewolf guards at the entrance should now have the intended amount of health.

ITEMS
  • Corrected the spell description for the solo and raid versions of All for One, they now correctly say 48 to 148 potency for the solo version, and 58 to 158 potency for the heroic version.
  • Icons on the bottom fragments of Ydal now know left from right.
  • A Quarter of the Ankh of Ydal items will automatically convert to the new collection piece versions.
  • Fixed a bug with the ability mod of Paingiver's Gloves.
  • Altar of Malice Armor fragments and Armor Upgrade gems may now be sold for status.
  • Lore and Legend items may now be sold for status.
  • Slaughterer's Boots now have the correct spell weapon damage bonus, and weapon damage bonus.

Wowhead Weekly Episode 40

Join Panser and Perculia for Wowhead Weekly: Episode 40! This week the ladies discuss patch 6.2, the latest Wowhead guides, additions to the legendary questline, and more.