Today marks the 4th year of service for City of Heroes, and the NCsoft NorCal team is celebrating it in a special way by introducing a 12-month calendar, with each month representing one of the 12 major issues released for the game.
Matt "Positron" Miller also got in on the excitement of the celebration by including a statement in the calendar about the past, present, and future for City of Heroes -- even giving a few hints at upcoming major features, like the one below.
…I can’t tell you how excited I am for our game’s future, and although we have some major announcements yet to be made, one of the things I can talk about is a feature that we are planning. Similar in concept to our character creator, it allows you, the players, to create missions and story arcs for your characters and others to participate in…
You can download the City of Heroes 4-year Anniversary Calendar here.
There are also several wallpapers released in tandem -- taken directly from the calendar itself -- which you can access below.
What's an anniversary without some facts? NCsoft agrees, so they released a plethora of cool information about the past 4 years of the game. Check it out below!
- More than 32 million characters created – that’s 4 times the population of New York City!
- Players have spent a combined 292 centuries playing City of Heroes and City of Villains
- More than 100 million items have been traded through the consignment (auction) houses since they were launched in 2007
Most Popular Origins
Most Popular Archetypes
Most Popular Travel Powers
Super Jump (30%)
Most Traded Item (via Consignment House)
Base Salvage: Alien Tech Salvage
Most Wealthy Archetypes