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Wild West Online Early Access dated

Highly-anticipated MMO Wild West Online will enter Early Access Alpha later this month.



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Highly anticipated MMO Wild West Online will enter Early Access Alpha later this month.

612 Games have announced that Wild West Online get an Early Access Alpha release on November 15, 2017. A full release is still planned before the end of the year

The Early Access Alpha will feature generous slate of content, with an initial batch of 100 quests available.


Players will be able to hunt, mine for gold, and accepts quests and missions from NPCs. They can also join two server-wide public PVP events: Artifact Hunt and Golden Road.

Aiming for authenticity, over 20 historically correct weapons will be available, and players will be able upgrade and unlock new gear and steeds, as well as customise their character. In the full release players can claim land and build a homestead.

Wild West Online Screenshot

Since entering a Technical Server Test Alpha in September, 612 Games have harnessed feedback from the playing community to shape, test and tweak the game. The developer says that the Early Access Alpha will allow for the world to built-out, with new content integrated, and a little spit and polish applied.

You can find out more on the official Wild West Online website.

And well done us, we made it through the entire article without mentioning Red Dead Redemption.

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