WildStar: Bonus Closed Beta Weekend

WildStar's closed beta weekend wrapped up last night and those who were online at the shutdown spotted a message inviting them back this coming weekend as well. Originally reported by the WildStar Fans site, the surprise beta weekend will begin on Friday, April 25, 2014. A press release later confirmed that the weekend will run from April 25-27 and that the level cap will be increased to 25. Previous beta players will receive a new code for this weekend and those who have pre-ordered WildStar will have automatic access!

Nexus Talk Episode 49: Runecrafting

Nexus Talk Episode 49 is live! Join Richie Procopio and special guest special guest Farhan "Unindel" Siddiqi as they discuss the complex runecrafting system in WildStar.

WildStar Flick: Warplots

Following the huge Eldergame info dump we received from PAX East this year, WildStar Wednesday reers its head again this week with another WildStar Flick revealing the last bit of the game's action-packed PvP content. You know about open-world PvP, you know about Battlegrounds and Arenas, now it's time for some 40v40 action.

It's time to enter Warplots!

Nexus Talk Episode 48: Warplots

Was the special PAX East Edition of Nexus Talk not enough for you? Well, there's no need to worry because Richie Procopio is back again, this time with a plethora of information regarding WildStar's Warplots. Be sure to grab 39 of your closest friends, because it's time to go to War!

WildStar Beta Weekend Giveaway!

The giveaway has ended. Enjoy your weekend in Nexus!

Carbine and ZAM have teamed up to give away some codes for the upcoming beta weekend in WildStar! All you need to do is login to your free ZAM account to claim one—but don't wait, these codes will go fast!

Special Notes:

  • If you had a code from a previous beta weekend you DO need a new code!
  • Beta content is restricted to a level 20 cap
  • You must redeem your code prior to 11:59pm PT on Thursday, April 17th

Nexus Talk Episode 47: WildStar at PAX East

Nexus Talk Episode 47 is live and we join Richie Procopio as he reports from the Carbine booth at PAX East about the juicy bits of information revealed at the WildStar panel in the main theater.

WildStar PAX Panel: Eldergame and Itemization

PAX East is officially underway this weekend and if you've been paying any attention to the news surrounding the upcoming MMO WildStar, then you know Carbine has landed smack dab in the middle of Boston and is preparing for world domination. Seriously, I wonder how many Settlers it took to set up this booth! With 300 demo computers installed with the game, developers answering questions and giant bulletin boards that would give even the largest in-game bosses a run for their money, if you didn't know about WildStar before, chances are it'll at least be on your radar by the time the weekend lets out.

While the WildStar booth is pretty impressive, the highlight of the show for most fans–and those still discovering the game–had to be the Carbine panel, "$#!& Just Got Real", that was held Friday afternoon. During the panel the Carbine team primarily discussed WildStar's "Elder Game", reviewing previous information like rated PvP Battlegrounds and Arenas, but also dishing out a handful of new tidbits including Elder Game solo story-content and Itemization. A pretty epic "WildStar Flick" for the game's 40v40 Elder Game PvP type, Warplots, was shown during the panel as well, but we'll talk more about that at a later date.

For now I want to focus on the information we received relating to solo story-instances and item progression, because who doesn't like epic encounters accompanied by epic loot?

WildStar April Patch Notes: Highlights

If you're like me and itching for some new WildStar information to sink your teeth into, I may have just the thing to whet your appetite. Starting PAX East week off with a bang, Carbine has released the April WildStar Beta Patch Notes to the public, and there's quite a few interesting bits of information to be seen this time around. While I won't be diving into every individual piece of information scattered across the 71 pages of patch notes, I will hit some of the major highlights players can expect to encounter in this upcoming beta weekend.

Without further delay, let's dive in!

WildStar PvP Livestream Video and Recap

If you missed last weekend's WildStar PvP livestream, have no fear because Carbine has the video prepped and ready to go for your viewing pleasure this week. Join Senior Community Manager, David Bass, Community Manager, Tony Rey and PvP Systems Lead, Jen Gordy, as they spill the details on everything related to WildStar's Battlegrounds and Arenas.

If you take away anything from this video remember to stay out of the red, go for objectives and lead your team to victory–or die trying.

Nexus Talk Episode 46: WildStar Add-ons

Nexus Talk Episode 46 is live and today we join Richie Procopio as he gives us the rundown on WildStar's add-on functionality. Tune in as he shares how to install add-ons, where to find them and lists a few of his favorites to use while he's adventuring across Planet Nexus.