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Albion Online puts an interesting twist on fast travel

Curious about getting around in Albion Online? After last week's dev blog on mounts, the team expanded on world travel with this week's blog all about fast travel. The sandbox MMO has implemented fast travel based on user feedback, but the feature has some interesting limitations. For one, fast...

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Albion Online's mounts are for riding, not fighting

A new dev diary regarding Albion Online's mounts reveals that the beasts will be strictly for transportation only. "The player is unable to fight, gather or interact with any buildings while on horseback. Mounts will provide a number of buffs to the character, which are effective immediately...

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Albion Online redefines character progression through the Destiny Board

Albion Online is ditching the traditional level grind mechanic for something they call the Destiny Board that allows for more control and specialization for characters. The Destiny board was molded entirely by the feedback of players who were unhappy with the previous version that saw...

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Albion introduces player-driven cities

Albion's latest press release talks up the fantasy sandbox's new player-driven cities. Initially said cities will be empty and will provide players with the opportunity to both claim them and "create whole new societies from the ground up." "These new cities will be strewn throughout the world,...

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Albion Online's alpha begins today, updates highlighted in video

Are you interested in diving into Albion Online's closed alpha that launched today? If so, zip on over to the official site; the cross-platform sandbox offered a limited number of keys for this test run, and you can still sign up for a chance at a testing spot even if you missed out on the...

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Albion Online trailer shows the dire consequences of wardrobe selection

"Heroes aren't born, they're made," the new Albion Online trailer states. "You are what you wear." Sandbox Interactive's latest alpha trailer delivers a humorous illustration of how the gameplay can abruptly change with a simple costume switch. Players have different abilities, including...

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Albion's next alpha test starts March 24

Sandbox Interactive wants you to know about its upcoming Albion Online alpha test. It starts on March 24th, and it will be "the biggest we've ever run," according to SI community manager Yasmin Babb. You can sign up for a key on the official Albion website, but be aware that there's a long waiting...

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New Albion Online dev video details classless system

In Albion Online, you are what you wear, and a new developer video delves into exactly how that works. The multi-platform fantasy game touts a classless system in which players' equipped gear determines their role, putting the power to create traditional roles or experiment with new ones in the...

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Here's Albion being played in real time across five different devices

Albion Online, which bills itself as "the first true cross platform sandbox MMORPG" has released a new video aiming to show said cross platform capabilities in action. The clip features the game being played in real time on a PC, a Mac, a Linux machine, an Android device, and an iOS device. ...

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Albion Online trading levels for the Destiny Board

Cross-platform sandbox MMO Albion Online is getting something called a Destiny Board in place of traditional level dings. "Players instead earn small perks and bonuses over a period of time by performing actions based on what their character is learning," according to Sandbox Interactive. We've...

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