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By Alice O'Connor   //   January 30, 2013 12:00 PM

Tera free-to-play launch confirmed for February 5

Tera's free-to-play relaunch under the name Tera: Rising will come on February 5, publisher En Masse Entertainment confirmed this morning. The PC MMORPG will be free for everyone to download and play, supported by optional subscriptions and microtransactions for players who want to pay for extras.
By Alice O'Connor   //   January 9, 2013 7:45 AM

Tera going free-to-play in February

As will happen with almost any subscription-based MMO that's not World of Warcraft or EVE Online, Bluehole Studio's Tera is switching to a free-to-play model, barely ten months after launch. Come February, anyone who fancies will be able to download and play the fantasy MMORPG for free, though subscriptions of sort will live on in a $15 monthly 'Elite' membership with various perks.
By Alice O'Connor   //   September 4, 2012 1:45 PM

Tera merging its 11 servers into 3

As is the case with many subscription-based MMOs nowadays, Tera seems to be in a spot of trouble. Only a few weeks after layoffs at developer Bluehole's publishing subsidiary En Masse Entertainment comes word that it's merging the fantasy MMORPG's 11 servers into a mere 3 only four months after launch, to get rid of that unpleasant empty feeling.
By John Keefer   //   August 10, 2012 3:30 PM

En Masse settles Tera suit with NCSoft

En Masse has finally settled its lawsuit with NCSoft over whether developer Bluehole Studios had used proprietary material from Lineage 3 in developing its MMO Tera.
By John Keefer   //   August 9, 2012 11:00 AM

Tera publisher En Masse hit with layoffs

En Masse Entertainment, published of the recently released MMO Tera, has announced the layoffs of an unspecified number of employees to "prepare for the next chapter of our business."
By Steve Watts   //   July 26, 2012 4:30 PM

Tera teases 'Argon Queen' update

A free update is set to hit Tera next month, which will tweak some classes and add a variety of new content. En Masse is calling this update its...
By Alice O'Connor   //   June 14, 2012 6:45 AM

Tera seven-day trial launches

MMORPG fans, are you looking for a new game to provide you with the goals, structures and satisfaction you cannot find in your daily life? You can now give Tera a go for free, thanks to a new seven-day trial, and see if it fills that gaping void.
By Steve Watts   //   April 11, 2012 12:00 PM

TERA preview

Hands-on impressions of TERA, the upcoming MMORPG that bills itself as a "true action" game.
By Alice O'Connor   //   February 1, 2012 4:30 PM

Tera blocking whole continents to fight hacking and farming

Certain corners of the globe are maligned in MMORPGs as havens for hackers and gold farmers, and En Masse Entertainment not only agrees, it's taking action. The North American publisher of Tera plans to outright block great swathes of the world by IP.
By Alice O'Connor   //   January 26, 2012 12:30 PM

NCsoft trying to block Tera launch, alleging theft of trade secrets

NCsoft is taking Tera developer Bluehole Studio to court to try and block the MMORPG's release in North America, claiming it's built upon ideas "looted" from NCsoft when Bluehole's founders worked there on Lineage 3.