MMORPG timeline

  • DC Universe Online Launches

    DC Universe Online is a massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) set in the DC Universe. Sony Online Entertainment's stated goal is... Read more

  • Earthrise Launches

    Earthrise is a science fiction Player vs Player MMORPG by the independent Bulgarian team Masthead Studios released on February 2011, it is... Read more

  • RIFT Launches

    Rift is a MMORPG set in a fantasy world called Telara, which is the focal point of several different elemental Planes. These Planes are realities... Read more

  • Xsyon Launches

    Developed by relative newcomers Notorious Games, Xsyon: Earth 2012 – The Prelude (to give it its proper title) is a sandbox, build-‘em-up, open... Read more

  • Allods Online Launches

    Allods Online has many traditional MMORPG elements such as quests, NPCs, and dungeons. It also has an element that is fairly unique - the ability... Read more

  • Gods & Heroes Launches

    Gods & Heroes: Rome Rising (abbreviated as G&H or GnH) is the title of an MMORPG made by Heatwave Interactive. The game is set in the world of... Read more

  • The Lord of the Rings Online: Rise of Isengard Released

    The Lord of the Rings Online: Rise of Isengard is the latest expansion pack for the MMORPG The Lord of the Rings Online: Shadows of Angmar,... Read more

  • Star Wars: The Old Republic Launches

    Star Wars: The Old Republic, abbreviated as TOR or SWTOR, is a massively multiplayer online role-playing game based in the Star Wars universe.... Read more

  • TERA Launches (North America)

    The Exiled Realm of Arborea (officially abbreviated as TERA) is a 3D fantasy themed MMORPG developed by Bluehole Studio. The game was launched and... Read more

  • The Secret World Launches

    The Secret World is a massively multiplayer online world with a unique modern-day setting and unparalleled freedom of character... Read more

  • Guild Wars 2 Launches

    When most people think of a massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG), they usually think of the most famous one of them all: World... Read more

  • Meridian 59 Released as Open Source

    Zandramas and I are happy to announce that we've decided to release Meridian as open source. We've been running the game for almost 3 years, and... Read more

  • World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria Released

    Mists of Pandaria will raise the existing level cap from level 85 to 90. It will introduce a new character class, the Monk, along with a new... Read more

  • The Lord of the Rings Online: Riders of Rohan Launches

    The Lord of the Rings Online: Riders of Rohan is the fourth expansion pack for The Lord of the Rings Online, and it is available as a web-based... Read more

  • RIFT: Storm Legion Released

    WELCOME HOME Debuting in Storm Legion™, Dimensions are player- and guild-owned slivers of Telara. Fully customizable with items and building... Read more

  • PlanetSide 2 Launches

    PlanetSide 2 is a free-to-play massively multiplayer online first person shooter (MMOFPS) published by Sony Online Entertainment and released on... Read more

  • Defiance Launches

    Defiance is a science-fiction-themed persistent world MMO third-person shooter from Trion Worlds. Defiance takes place on a terraformed Earth... Read more

  • Neverwinter Launches

    Neverwinter is a Dungeons & Dragons (D&D) massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) for the Microsoft Windows platform. It was... Read more

  • The Elder Scrolls Online Launches

    The Elder Scrolls Online is a massively multiplayer online role-playing video game developed by ZeniMax Online Studios released on April 4, 2014.... Read more