Carbine Studios News


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

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 30, 2015 11:00am PDT

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 play...


WildStar locks and loads 'WildStar Reloaded' free-to-play update on September 29

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 03, 2015 6:00am PDT

WildStar now has a date for its free-to-play transition, as the MMORPG will make the jump to the new WildStar Reloaded update at the end of this month, with another beta test set to kick off this Friday.


"Before bashing it give it a try when it goes free to play. At least try the first dungeon before ..."

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WildStar free-to-play update hits closed beta today

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 11, 2015 6:00am PDT

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.


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.


"WoW borrowed heavily from the AC UI. World design is another, and I even want to say the skill ..."

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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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