NCsoft at Pax East 2011

Pax East 2011 is only several hours away and if you were lucky enough to get your pass on time you have a great chance to talk with members of the Aion, City of Heroes, Guild Wars 2, Lineage development and community teams. On the official NCsoft site you can check out the schedule for details. Also, NCsoft players and their PAX East 2011 friends are invited to the NCsoft Boston Meet & Greet on Friday, March 11, 2011 at the Westin Boston Waterfront Hotel.

Valid Photo ID required for admission. No one under 18 admitted without parent or legal guardian. Due to space limitations, admission to the event is limited and is granted based on a first-come, first-served basis to the capacity of the venue.

NCsoft Boston Meet & Greet 2011

When:
Friday, March 11, 2011
7 p.m.–10 p.m.

Where:
Westi...

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New Aion Rifting and Abyss Point Events

After maintenance scheduled for Wednesday, March 16, 2011, two events will start:

Behind Enemy Lines – Rifting Event

This rifting event continues until March 23, 2011 and will end at maintenance. During this rifting event, we’ll remove the defensive buffs in Heiron and Beluslan. The defensive buffs will remain in place in Eltnen and Morheim.

For War and Glory – AP Event

This event focuses on Abyss Points (AP)—specifically, letting you get more AP and keep more. AP loss from PvP encounters in the Abyss and Silentera Canyon will be reduced by 50%, all other areas of the game will deliver the normal amount of AP loss...

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Aion Welcome Back Week

Aion’s latest Reactivation Celebration lasts for one full week, beginning at 8:00 AM PST on Thursday, March 24th, 2011 and running until 8:00 AM PST on Thursday, March 31st, 2011.
 
During the Reactivation Celebration players will also enjoy:

 
– The ‘For War and Glory’ AP Event, which reduces the amount of AP lost from PvP encounters in the Abyss and Silentera Canyon, and increases the amount of AP gained from slaying monsters in the Abyss and Silentera Canyon.

For additional information head over to official site.

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NCSoft Sends Donation to the People of Japan

Official announcement:

NCsoft sends its most heart-felt condolences to the victims and people of Japan. As such, NCsoft will donate 500 million Yen (approx 4.5 million Euros/3.9 million GBP/6.3 million USD) to restoration of damages in the region. Our thoughts and prayers are with the people of Japan.

NCsoft senior executive Sung Joon Park stated, “In order to support those who have suffered from the earthquake and to help restoration, we decided to donate 500 million Yen, which corresponds to one month of sales.” He also added that, “We’ll maintain the service with the minimal electricity and personnel. Maintaining daily life is also important; therefore, we plan to uphold the service...

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Aion Daevadome Battles

What better place to prove your mettle than in Daevadome? Prove your endurance and epic might. Enter Daevadome, and destroy your enemies in the air or take them out on the ground. Grab your chance to become a Daevadome champion! Have you got what it takes to survive a round battling hundreds of Daevas all at once? Do you have Tayga blood running through your veins? In this open, all-comers event, no signups are needed. Just enter and fight!
 
Daevadome has ten rounds of battle, so you have ten chances to survive. Ten Daevadome round winners then battle each other for the ultimate bragging rights as Daevadome champion for each faction per server.
 

Each round winner will receive:
5 True White Dyes
5 True Black Dyes
3 Gold Medals
 
The winning Daevadome Champion also will receive:

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Aion Paid Character Transfers Coming Soon!

A new service has been announced for Aion fans – Paid Character Transfers:

Paid transfers will go live on April 27 for the price of £15.99. We will be releasing more details and an FAQ as we get closer to the start date for transfers.

The Aion Community Team

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Aion 2.5 Empyrean Calling: Launch Date and Events


 

The long waited Aion 2.5 Update – Empyrean Calling is finally scheduled for North American and European Live servers on May 25th. To celebrate the launch of the new update Aion team prepares several events from May 11th through June 14th:

May 11 – June 8: Increased XP Event
May 11 – May 17: ‘Behind Enemy Lines Rifting Event’
May 18 – May 25: Increased Drop Rates Event
May 18 – June 1: ‘For War and Glory AP Event’
May 25 – June 8: ‘Gateway Getaway Event’
May 25 – May 31: ‘Behind Enemy Lines Rifting Event’
June 1 – June 14: ‘Atreian Artisan Expo’

The “Behind Enemy Lines Rifting Event” is a recurring event we are currently hosting in Aion. During this rifting event, we’ll remove the defensive buffs in Heiron and Beluslan...

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