Age Of Conan: Hyborian Adventures

PC, XB360 / RPG / Release: May 20, 2008 / ESRB: M

Age of Conan now free-to-play, 'Unchained'

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 01, 2011 6:45am PDT

Funcom's barbaric MMORPG is now free to download and play, letting you venture into the violent Hyborian Age without paying a penny.

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Age of Conan going free-to-play, 'Unrated'

By Alice O'Connor, May 25, 2011 7:00am PDT

The MMORPG will relaunch this summer as Age of Conan: Unrated, under a free-to-play model with an item shop and premium subscriptions.

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Age of Conan Offering 'Unlimited Free Trial' Through Year's End

By Chris Faylor, Dec 14, 2009 1:30pm PST

Temporarily expanding the previous seven-day free trial, developer Funcom is offering an "unlimited free trial" for its PC MMO Age of Conan, which...

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"yay the single player portion of the game is free (or at least the intended single player version)"

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Age of Conan: Rise of the Godslayer Expansion Announced

By Nick Breckon, Aug 18, 2009 2:46pm PDT

Funcom announced the first expansion pack for its MMO Age of Conan today, an Asian-themed pack dubbed "Rise of the Godslayer." According to Eurogamer, th

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"I wonder if this will be like the AC2 expansion, Fallen Kings. They released the expansion, sold ..."

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Age of Conan Launches 'Re-evaluation Campaign,' Invites Old Players Back with Free Playtime

By Chris Faylor, Jul 08, 2009 8:59am PDT

Now that Age of Conan has celebrated its first birthday, developer Funcom has launched a "re-evaluation campaign" to promote the "slew of massive...

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"lol i reinstalled the game and have a huge 12 gig patch to download...sounds fun plus you cant ..."

- irishbloke see all 31 comments

Age of Conan Gets Largest-ever Update

By Nick Breckon, Jun 24, 2009 12:20pm PDT

The fifth Age of Conan update, dubbed the "Gangs of Tarantia," has now gone live, bringing the most significant changes yet seen to the...

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"I'm actually tempted to reinstall and try this again for a month. I am over WoW, tried WAR and ..."

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No Face Import Tech for Age of Conan, Says Dev

By Chris Faylor, Apr 21, 2009 10:28am PDT

Following up on word that face import technology is coming to Age of Conan "soon," developer Funcom has denied any current plans to bring such tech...

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"Man I'm so glad they didn't put this into the game. For that matter I hope they NEVER put this ..."

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Age of Conan Getting Face Import Tech 'Soon'

By Chris Faylor, Apr 20, 2009 1:15pm PDT

Update: Funcom has denied plans to bring face import tech into the game itself. Players of Funcom's Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures will...

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"My sources say that users want to put their own faces in their game to better immerse themselves ..."

- goomyman2009 see all 58 comments

Funcom Loses $23M, Age of Conan Subscribers Fall Below 100,000

By Nick Breckon, Feb 23, 2009 11:40am PST

Age of Conan developer Funcom today announced a fourth quarter loss of $23 million, with an overall 2008 net loss of $33.8 million. The news...

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"If 100% of Funcom's gross income came from nothing but $14.95 AoC subs, they couldn't have more ..."

- Comstrike see all 68 comments

Age of Conan Losing 63% of Servers

By Chris Faylor, Jan 12, 2009 9:32am PST

The forthcoming server mergers for Funcom's Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures will result in a total of 18 global servers for the PC MMO, down from...

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"Saying they're "losing servers" is kind of biased. Merging is a far more accurate term as used ..."

- vehementi see all 32 comments

Age of Conan Still Slated for Xbox 360

By Chris Faylor, Dec 01, 2008 3:50pm PST

Though there's been no official word for a while and developer Funcom recently laid off some staff, the studio is still planning to deliver the...

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"This game is no longer a M rated game. And they should be giving this shit game away for free ..."

- Azaziel see all 23 comments

Age of Conan Dev Funcom Confirms Layoffs

By Nick Breckon, Nov 24, 2008 1:11pm PST

Age of Conan developer Funcom today confirmed reports that it has laid off a number of its US employees. "We did have some staffing cuts at...

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"when i worked on qa my team was 9. they expanded to i tinhk around 14 after launch. there are ..."

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Age of Conan Getting DirectX 10 Support in 'Next Major Game Update'

By Chris Faylor, Nov 18, 2008 9:30am PST

The long-promised DirectX 10 support for Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures will arrive in the "next major game update" for the PC MMO, developer...

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"Amazing what a difference a few months makes. This thing was supposed to challenge WoW. Now its ..."

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Major Age of Conan Update Goes Live

By Nick Breckon, Nov 14, 2008 2:42am PST

Funcom today released what it calls the largest free update yet to its fantasy MMO Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures. The free update adds a new outdoor area called Ymir's Pass, as well as a dungeon called The Amphitheater--the latter apparentl

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"Wasn't there supposed to be a X360 version of AoC? Not that I'm interested, just that I thought ..."

- Feisty Cadaver see all 27 comments

68% of Ex-World of Warcraft Players Return from Age of Conan, Blizzard Updates Warhammer Number

By Chris Faylor, Nov 06, 2008 9:02am PST

Over half of the subscribers that left World of Warcraft to play Funcom's rival PC MMO Age of Conan have since returned to World of Warcraft,...

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"Blizzard obviously sees Mythic as a serious threat otherwise they wouldn't bother releasing ..."

- thewindcriesmary see all 84 comments