MMOGames staff have had a busy month this month, and it’s still not over yet. Each month however, we like to take a look at which MMOs have been the most active or popular for that month. Join us once again for another Top 5 MMORPGs, the popular MMOs & MMORPGs of May 2012. Below, are five games which played a large part of this month.
Top 5 MMORPGs of May 2012
TERA is a subscription-based, fantasy action MMORPG featuring real-time active combat in an open-world setting. Recently launching this month, TERA has taken off in North America and Europe, players racing towards the level 60 cap and fighting in intense Guild Vs. Guild battles. MMOGames has been actively covering TERA throughout beta and launch, be sure to check out our Early Game (Level 1-30) Review and Video Review. You can also win a collector’s edition key for TERA in our latest competition.
Aion Free-to-Play is a fantasy MMORPG by NCSoft. After its recent conversion from a subscription-based model, Aion is still going strong and moving players over to update 3.0 which features epic new additions to the game like player housing. This month has been just as exciting as the last for Aion, even with the lack of any 3.0 update in Europe. You can read about how Aion has changed since launch in our editorial, AION Free to Play: Polished Levelling, Better Graphics, More Challenges.
EVE Online is a subscription-based, sci-fi sandbox MMOG by CCP Games. Set in a massive single shard universe, hundreds of thousands of players fight with and against each other in endless emergent gameplay. This month marks the release of the latest free expansion pack for EVE, Inferno. Coming on May 22nd, EVE Online will receive another huge content update and some much wanted TLC so various other aspects of the game, making this an exciting title for May.
World of Warcraft is a subscription-based fantasy MMORPG by Blizzard Entertainment. Holding the crown for most popular MMORPG for many years now, interest is finally peaking again around the latest expansion pack. Some love it, some hate it, some down right loathe it, but the fact remains that with the beta currently running, this is a title that has been very active and popular this month. Check out our Mists of Pandaria Beta Impressions (Level 85).
Ragnarok Online is a free-to-play fantasy MMORPG renowned amongst gaming communities all over the world. As a previously pay-to-play title, Ragnarok received critical acclaim and finally made the transition to a free fantasy MMORPG. Now, the developers are prepping the game for the release of the largest content update in a very long time, and this should make a lot of Ragnarok fans, both old and new, very happy.