Aion: Ascension Launch Date Announced
March 15, 2012
NCSoft revealed some new details about their newest update to the Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game, Aion. In this 3.0 update releasing on April 11th, called Aion: Ascension, players will be able to play with no subscription or purchase requirements. A new, never-before-seen system for microtransactions called Customizable User Bundling Experience (or C.U.B.E.) will allow players to bundle purchases. The C.U.B.E. will be sold for a standard price from the Aion store and will vary in sizes. Players can then get as much as will fit in their C.U.B.E. If a C.U.B.E. is pre-purchased on April 4th the player will immediately get their new items on April 11th.
Other additions in the 3.0 update:
- Atreian Atlas is another new feature being added which is an “always-on, benevolent, veteran gamer willing to help players throughout the game.” This atlas is basically an walkthrough designed for your character, telling you what quests you might want to do; it will also have interactive maps and video guides.
- The level cap will be increasing to 60.
- Two new zones and six instances will be added.
- Mounts are also finally coming so you won’t have to run everywhere.