The Matrix Online

PC / RPG / Release: Mar 22, 2005 / ESRB: T

The Matrix Online Going Offline

By Nick Breckon, May 29, 2009 11:07am PDT

After over four years of operation, Sony has announced that its MMO The Matrix Online will be shutting down permanently in roughly two months....


"So where can I catch up on what happens in the matrix universe in the MMO? I loved the movies ..."

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The Matrix Online Q&A

By Maarten Goldstein, Feb 27, 2006 2:47pm PST

There's a Matrix Online Q&A on MMORPG.com, talking to SOE community manager Dan Myers about this struggling MMORPG. Topics include the recent...


"who would have thought the matrix online would be struggling? oh wait, people like myself said ..."

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The Matrix Online Q&A

By Maarten Goldstein, Jan 03, 2006 6:52am PST

GameCloud has a Matrix Online Q&A posted today, asking Sony Online Entertainment's Dan Myers about transition from Monolith to Sony Online and...


"Yes People still play it, Cause it's a good game with a deep on going storyline and live events. ..."

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SOE Downsizing The Matrix Online

By Maarten Goldstein, Jul 29, 2005 4:52am PDT

Data Node One, the official community site for The Matrix Online has word that Sony Online Entertainment is soon merging several world servers....


"None of you guys spotted the deliberate mistake I see - MxO is run by Warner Brothers ..."

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Matrix Online Q&A

By Maarten Goldstein, Jun 21, 2005 6:06am PDT

GameCloud has another Q&A about the sale of Monolith's MMO business to Sony Online Entertainment, today talking to SOE's Chris Kramer. There are...


The Matrix Online Sale Q&A

By Maarten Goldstein, Jun 20, 2005 2:58am PDT

Also on GameCloud today is a brief Q&A with WB Interactive's Jason Hall about the sale of The Matrix Online to Sony Online Entertainment.


""Gamecloud - The NPD Group reported that The Matrix Online sold 43,000 copies in its first ..."

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Matrix Online Sold to SOE

By Alec Matias, Jun 16, 2005 1:51pm PDT

Not quite official yet, but it's pretty clear at this point that Sony Online Entertainment has acquired from Monolith both The Matrix Online and an...


"you know, i totally expected this. my theory is this. the game was getting slammed in the ..."

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The Matrix Online Q&A

By Maarten Goldstein, Apr 17, 2005 10:06am PDT

Games Domain has a Matrix Online Q&A posted, which was sent out by SEGA (the European distributor of the game). Story writer Paul Chadwick answers...


The Matrix Online Q&A

By Maarten Goldstein, Apr 12, 2005 6:31am PDT

IGN has a brief new Q&A about The Matrix Online, asking The Wachowski Brothers about Monolith's new MMORPG.


"Wouldn't it be a bit more politically correct to say it's the Wachowski siblings? Wasn't there ..."

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Matrix Online Update Live

By Maarten Goldstein, Mar 31, 2005 3:55am PST

The first update for The Matrix Online is now available, adding several new features and improvements to the game. The game now features an in-game...


"Hrmm an in game media player... not a bad idea. Sure wish other games would do this."

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The Matrix Online Retail Impressions

By Maarten Goldstein, Mar 24, 2005 5:34am PST

GameSpot and GameSpy both have post some early impressions of The Matrix Online, checking out the retail version which recently launched.


"Grats to the shackers who worked on this. Thanks for the beta account. Good luck."

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The Matrix Online Preview

By Maarten Goldstein, Mar 14, 2005 4:51am PST

There's a preview of The Matrix Online on Worthplaying, offering hands-on impressions of the game and also including plenty of new screenshots.


"The Matrix Online runs absolutely terribly in terms of its framerate for what can only be ..."

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The Matrix Online Q&A

By Maarten Goldstein, Mar 11, 2005 4:15am PST

Also new at Computer Games Magazine today is this Q&A with the folks at Monolith about The Matrix Online. There's also a new preview at Boomtown...


The Matrix Online Journal

By Maarten Goldstein, Mar 01, 2005 8:37am PST

RPG Vault has posted their second The Matrix Online development diary. In this installment, Monolith's Toby Ragaini writes about storytelling in...


"You are a mercury subscriber, right? I believe they get it for free.."

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The Matrix Online Preview

By Maarten Goldstein, Feb 21, 2005 6:49am PST

There's a new The Matrix Online preview on The Matrix Online Vault, offering more beta impressions. On GameSpy you can find an article about the...


"Another day, another MxO preview. And it still doesn't make me want to play."

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