After one long build-up, Runes of Magic’s latest update, Chapter III ‘The Elder Kingdoms’ has gone live. Players can now explore new zones on the vast continent of Zandorya, take part in a new PvP battleground in the Tyrefen Mountain Range, and try out the advanced skills system. An integrated voice chat system has also been added to RoM. To celebrate the launch, from tomorrow all players can participate in the Level 58 Olympics, where they can obtain valuable item packages. Keep an eye on the official forums for more info on that. Here’s a run-down of what’s new in Chapter III: Level-cap raised to 58Two new zones with brand new dungeons and world bossesEnabling of battles involving entire guilds with the new siege wars featureExpanded monster compendiumNew party search toolNew crafting system to create fusion stones with individual valuesNewly expanded skill system linked to armor setsTwo selectable difficulty levels in the most challenging dungeonsNew token system allowing players to trade for exclusive armor setsGuild buffs available in guild castlesNew guild mini-games But there’s more to come; Over the course of Chapter III the level cap will be raised to 60, two new mounts will become available, there will be new role playing elements including a marriage system, more dungeons and more zones. Don’t forget to watch the, where you can see in-game footage of new areas, dungeons and bosses.
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