Tera going free to play starting in Febreuary

#1 Edited by _k1_ (197 posts) -

Starting next month, the NA version of Tera is going free to play. There is a FAQ and a forum thread covering the transition.

Edit: The EU version is also going F2P, and has a FAQ as well.

The Korean and Japanese servers are already F2P

Edit: sorry for the double post and typos.

#2 Posted by Demoskinos (14559 posts) -

This is what I've been waiting for. We all knew it would happen. It would be doubly convenient if they launched it on steam as well.

#3 Posted by Svenzon (713 posts) -

Only a matter of time before the European version follows. I bought a copy a few weeks ago since a Swedish retailer sold them for what amounts to 5 dollars or so. Not a bad price for that game.

#4 Edited by _k1_ (197 posts) -

@Svenzon: EU is going F2P as well.

#5 Posted by psylah (2162 posts) -

Wait, I've been playing it for free for a few months...

#6 Posted by bibamatt (1086 posts) -

YES! Been hoping for this for a while. Jeff Cannata raving about this on every Weekend Confirmed has got me interested!

#7 Posted by DonChipotle (2693 posts) -

Welp, time to go back in. I wonder how my slayer is doing.

#8 Posted by Demoskinos (14559 posts) -

@psylah said:

Wait, I've been playing it for free for a few months...

The current model as I understand it has it free yes but only up to a specific level.

#9 Posted by Mesoian (1572 posts) -

Can't remember where I said it, but...."CALLLLLLLLLLLLED IT!"

#10 Posted by WilltheMagicAsian (1544 posts) -

The real issue here is if I have to pay to play the loli race or not.

Man, that QL's in-game chat was just fantastic.

#11 Posted by Rattle618 (1463 posts) -

Ok, maybe Ill give it a try, maybe.

#12 Posted by Karkarov (2979 posts) -

@_k1_ said:

Starting next month, the NA version of Tera is going free to play. There is a FAQ and a forum thread covering the transition.

Edit: The EU version is also going F2P, and has a FAQ as well.

The Korean and Japanese servers are already F2P

Edit: sorry for the double post and typos.

Wow that was pretty fast, I figured Tera would hold out longer. However it has long since become obvious that being "F2P" is not a death sentence or even a sign of bad quality. I may give it a look-see now.

#13 Posted by geirr (2476 posts) -

Good times! I've been playing since CB1 and I'll continue subscribing for now and hopefully this will be a change for the better. Elite account sounds fairly beneficial.

#14 Posted by ImmortalSaiyan (4676 posts) -

Free, eh. Maybe I will give it a shot but were I to get into an MMO again I think Guild Wars 2 would be the one.

#15 Posted by WasabiCurry (422 posts) -

Now that Tera has gone F2P, I will totally jump in and play the game. Heck, I might throw some money at them if there Cash Shop has something worth while.

#16 Posted by IndieFinch (242 posts) -

I am actually decently excited about this. The short time I spent in Tera, I loved. It is just hard to pay monthly for multiple MMOs when I don't have the time I used to. I would love to be able to play WoW, Tera, and Rift all at the same time by only paying for WoW.

#17 Posted by TheHT (10871 posts) -

I'll try it, but I'm quite enjoying The Old Republic right now.

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