Carbine Studios News


WildStar details free-to-play fall update while announcing China launch in 2016

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 25, 2015 6:00am PDT

As Carbine Studios announces that WildStar will be coming to China in 2016, the developer has issued many more details on what the big free-to-play update this fall will include.


WildStar will become a free-to-play game this fall

By Ozzie Mejia, May 28, 2015 6:00am PDT

Carbine Studios has announced that WildStar will go from a subscription-based MMORPG to a free-to-play MMORPG this fall. And that transition will be accompanied by the game's biggest update since its launch.


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WildStar details upcoming INVASION: Nexus update

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 12, 2015 11:20am PDT

Carbine Studios has issued details for WildStar's next major update. Prepare for INVASION: Nexus.


WildStar launches The Protogames Initiative update

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 03, 2015 9:30am PST

The fourth major content update for WildStar is now live, offering something to new players and veterans alike.


WildStar aiming for shorter game sessions in 2015

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 15, 2015 10:30am PST

Carbine Studios is looking into ways to make WildStar better for all players and that includes a focus on shorter sessions.


WildStar creative director outlines first 2015 update

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 16, 2014 1:00pm PST

Carbine Studios hopes 2015 will be a good one for WildStar and the studio is outlining some of the changes and additions set to come with the game's first update of the new year.


WildStar begins 'Journey to Omnicore-1' on Tuesday

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 06, 2014 2:00pm PST

WildStar is adding some new high-level content for solo players and groups with a big update dropping on Tuesday.


Wildstar Dev, Carbine Studios, Faces Layoffs

By Steven Wong, Oct 23, 2014 3:00pm PDT

Wildstar developer Carbine Studios is reportedly facign a round of layoffs today, and up to 60 employees may be affected.


WildStar prepares for Megaservers this week

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 13, 2014 1:25pm PDT

WildStar will go down on Wednesday to prepare for Megaservers and players will be compensated handsomely for the inconvenience.



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WildStar rules out holiday events for 2014

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 08, 2014 1:40pm PDT

Those hoping to celebrate Halloween and Christmas with WildStar were given a pre-emptive lump of coal, with Carbine citing that the team is putting all of its priority on a massive patch set to release in a few weeks.


"Yeah it will, it's a shit expansion though for an outdated and shit game, but it will crush any ..."

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WildStar 'Sabotage' update explodes later this month

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 22, 2014 9:40am PDT

The next update for WildStar will focus more on PvP by adding a 15v15 battleground map called Daggerstone Pass, which is centered around ticking time bombs.


Chatty Q&A: Carbine Studios executive producer discusses WildStar

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 01, 2014 12:00pm PDT

WildStar has propelled itself among the Shacknews Community's favorite MMORPGs of the year so far and executive producer Jeremy Gaffney has come forward with some answers to some of Chatty's most burning questions.


"Yeah, ask him how many players like myself have quit their Wildstar subscription after losing a ..."

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WildStar 'Strain' update gets down with the sickness this week

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 30, 2014 9:52am PDT

WildStar will receive its first major content update later this week by introducing new lands under siege by a biological force known as The Strain.


WildStar early access period derailed by DDoS attacks [Update]

By Ozzie Mejia, May 31, 2014 1:02am PDT

WildStar was set to launch for early buyers an hour ago, giving those folks a chance to jump into the game's world days before everyone else. Unfortunately for those players (including our own Giant Robots In Disguise guild), WildStar is experiencing server issues and the de...


"UPDATE: Keep track of any lingering issues on the WildStar forums. ..."

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WildStar trailer recaps the game's features before its Friday headstart

By Ozzie Mejia, May 27, 2014 2:30pm PDT

The WildStar open beta has come to an end and Carbine Studios is ready to open the doors to the MMORPG's final version. But just before the early birds get in, the studio is revealing a new trailer that serves to recap some of the game's primary features and make one final c...


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