The Ultima Online team talks about what they're working on for the game in 2011.
The team over at Ultima Online was kind enough to give us an exclusive sneak-peak at the soon to be released shard "Shard of the Dead".
Join us in a look back at 14 years of Ultima Online in this special Hall of Fame video.
This is the 8th expansion for the game and will coincide with their 12th anniversary.
Ultima Online will get expanded in 2009 with a brand new expansion called "The Stygian Abyss". Today Mythic announced that the website for the upcoming expansion has launched.
The Stygian Abyss
An entrance to the Stygian Abyss has been discovered upon the world of Sosaria, hidden in the seething caldera of a newly-risen volcano. At first glance...
The producer of Ultima Online, Calwin Crowner, has posted a developer journal entry (producer's letter) over at the official UO site. It's amazing how long UO have existed now.
I'll introduce myself by stating what the heck my job title means. I am the Development Manager for Ultima Online. Hold on a minute, that kind of just caught up to me....
Apparently this is the case. According to a forum post on Stratics, which is also backed up by an article on Destructoid, a goodly portion of the Ultima Online team - including all of QA - was laid off yesterday afternoon.
This is just the beginning of layoffs at EA, from the sounds of it. Destructoid received an email that looked to be from...
Heads up UO players - all shards are going to receive a new publish during their next regular maintenance. There are a number of fixes and changes going in; you can check out all of them below.
Gareth, the quest giver for the Cloak of Humility quest, was relocated to Trinsic
Players that are logged in Magencia will be teleported safely to the...
Ultima Online turned ten years old this week. It's amazing to think about the fact that even in its old age, the game is still going strong - continually provide updates with new content for players to enjoy.
The graphical overhaul by Kingdom Reborn certainly helped to breath new life into the game; not only did it introduce a 3D environment for...
There's a new Kingdom Reborn patch available for you UO fans; you can read the patch notes for it below. Don't forget - the Kingdom Reborn UI allows XML modification, so be sure to upload your interface mods to Curse and share them with the world!
KR Client vers. 188.8.131.52
Fixed bug that caused the mouse cursor to disappear
Last week's UO news consisted of client patches for both the 2D Client and the Kingdom Reborn Client, an update about the ability to order a DVD version of the Kingdom Reborn Installer if you don't want to wait for the download, as well as the typical Five on Friday you see every week on the UOHerald.
A couple pieces from Friday's FoF(which was...
The Ultima Online clients(both 2D and KR) received patches today - the notes for each can be found below.
KR Client Version 184.108.40.206
At 2:30PM PDT (9:30PM GMT) on Monday, August 6, the KR client will be updated to version 220.127.116.11. Notes after the jump:
Redesigned Crafting menus (some features will only work on TC 1 until...
There's a new patch going live tonight for Ultima Online starting at 6PM PDT. You can check out the patch notes below.
Beginning between 6:00PM and 8:00PM PDT on June 27 (June 28 1:00AM-3:00AM GMT) all shards will be brought down to publish the following changes:
(NOTE: The following changes only affect the KR client unless otherwise marked)
Ultima Online Producer Aaron Cohen took time today to post a letter to UO players, talking about the impending release of Ultima Online: Kingdom Reborn tonight.
Welcome to a new Britannia, a legendary kingdom re-imagined and rebuilt by a dedicated team who believe that an amazing game, created almost ten years ago, has a future brighter than...
Today at 5:30 PM PST, there's going to be a Kingdom Reborn client patch to make some changes and fix various bugs.
Quickly clicking in a direction you're not facing should again result in facing the direction, rather than moving
Added dye tub gump – note, this build has the following known issues with this gump:
No brightness slider
There's a new client patch for the Kingdom Reborn beta client out today, and this also marks the official lifting of the NDA for the Kingdom Reborn beta.
The Kingdom Reborn Client version 18.104.22.168 will be deployed at 4:00PM PDT (11:00PM GMT). Please note that several of the below changes will only be visible on Test Centers 1 and 4.
(Why are we...
A TON of beta invites went out last night, and there are a few important bits of info you all need to know.
- We are still under NDA. This means you are not allowed to discuss, share pictures of, post reviews of, distribute the installer for, or in any way spread information about Kingdom Reborn (with the exceptions listed in the actual...
A fairly small patch, but a patch nonetheless. This patch primarily fixes map and world art.
At 4:30PM PDT (11:30PM GMT) on Thursday May 17th we will be deploying client patch 22.214.171.124:
Many map and world art fixes
If patched correctly, your current version will display 126.96.36.199.. If you have any difficulty receiving this...
Beta applications for the new UO expansion - Kingdom Reborn, a complete graphical overhaul to Ultima Online - are now open.
That's not all though. Along with updated graphics, the pack boasts a new and improved User Interface utilizing drag and drop features with a simple mouse-click, as well as an updated New Player Experience; the rebuilt...
Jeremy Dalberg reported today on the UOHerald that all Ultima Online game shards will be published with an update during their next scheduled maintenance.
All shards will be published with the following at their next regular maintenance:
Changed skill and mana requirements for the following ninja skills:
Focus Attack: Min Skill...