Berlin, September 27, 2017 – Sandbox Interactive released the first major post-launch update for Albion Online today. The content update Joseph is available from now on for all players of the sandbox MMORPG. Among other things, Joseph includes an action-packed Arena mode featuring a thrilling new battle system where players compete against each other in 5vs5 matches. Also, there will be additional PvP opportunities with “Treasure Sites”, two new group expeditions, further UI/UX improvements, Smart Casting, new weapon abilities for more variety and a range of other improvements.
The most important features and improvements of the Joseph update at a glance:
- Arena Mode – In the new Arena, players face worthy opponents in 5vs5 matches to gain control points. The winning teams receive Arena Sigils which can be redeemed for exceptional rewards like the Armored Sabretooth mount.
- Treasure Sites – The old Relic Locker sites around Albion have been replaced by Treasure Sites. More than ten of these locations can be found throughout the yellow, red and black zones, offering additional opportunities for PvP battles.
- Eternal Battle Expedition – An ancient city is overrun by undead soldiers of a defending army from a battle that happened a long time ago. It is the job of the players to regain the city for the living.
- Three Sisters Expedition – A Royal Guard who is said to have committed treason has disappeared and must be found again. Can the players resist the Three Sisters?
- Smart Cast – The Smart Casting mechanic now allows intuitive use of special abilities.
- UI/UX Improvements – A facelift to some of the menu interfaces and improvements in various menus like the social menu.
- New Abilities – Five new abilities have been added for bows, daggers, cursed staffs, swords and spears starting at tier 5. They will offer even more variety to these weapons’ play styles.
- Further Improvements – New ability effects, Dungeons and Mob Camps have treasure chests. Essences can be used in potion crafting, plus dozens of minor improvements and countless bug fixes.
Here is the Albion Online Joseph Update Trailer:
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