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By Ozzie Mejia   //   September 30, 2015 11:00 AM

WildStar creative director discusses going free-to-play, what's changed, and what's next

This has been a huge week for WildStar, with Carbine Studios' MMORPG going free-to-play earlier this week. Shacknews recently spoke to creative director Chad Moore to learn more about what to expect in the update, what's changed about the game in the last year, and what players should be on the lookout for in the future.

By Ozzie Mejia   //   August 11, 2015 6:00 AM

WildStar free-to-play update hits closed beta today

WildStar is preparing to launch its major free-to-play update, but it needs to go through a round of closed beta testing first, which all subscribers can get into today.

By Ozzie Mejia   //   May 28, 2015 6:00 AM

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

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.

By Ozzie Mejia   //   December 16, 2014 1:00 PM

WildStar creative director outlines first 2015 update

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.

By Ozzie Mejia   //   October 13, 2014 1:25 PM

WildStar prepares for Megaservers this week

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

By Ozzie Mejia   //   October 8, 2014 1:40 PM

WildStar rules out holiday events for 2014

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.

By Ozzie Mejia   //   July 1, 2014 12:00 PM

Chatty Q&A: Carbine Studios executive producer discusses WildStar

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.
By Ozzie Mejia   //   May 31, 2014 1:02 AM

WildStar early access period derailed by DDoS attacks [Update]

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 developers are pointing the finger at a DDoS attack.
By Ozzie Mejia   //   May 27, 2014 2:30 PM

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

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 case to draw in new players.
By Steve Watts   //   May 8, 2014 9:30 AM

PSA: Wildstar open beta opens today

As a reminder in case you missed it: Wildstar is available in open beta starting today. It will go through May 18, and Carbine has released a brief primer video for those new to the world.