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This week, the NDA-cloaked Elder Scrolls Online
came under fire for its recently revealed collector's edition
, which opens the Imperial race exclusively to purchases, and for its preorder version, which allows those who buy early and sight-unseen the ability to play any race for any faction
launches in two months.
Meanwhile, buildy-MMO EverQuest Next Landmark
, previously criticized itself for charging testers for access, launched its alpha for early adopters on Friday
, and by Saturday, it had dropped its NDA
completely in spite of technical glitches. Landmark
launches into closed beta in two months.
Read on for a look at the rest of this week's top MMO stories.