Is there anything as predictably alluring as an MMO expansion announcement? Especially for a game that you’ve played extensively in the past? Oh boy, it’s like a siren’s call that beckons, drawing you in even though you’ve been through this pattern time and time again.
I love it. I really do. Even if I don’t end up playing an MMO when its expansion releases, I get a jolt out of seeing it happen. There’s so much excitement around them — the thrill of new content and big features, the option of rolling up new classes or races, and the fun of seeing everyone talking about that game and coming back to it for a while at least.
This year is already shaping up to host several big expansions. We have ESO: Elsewyr and FFXIV: Shadowbringers for this summer, then LOTRO: Minas Morgul and SWTOR: Onslaught this fall, plus a DDO…
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