Dark Age of Camelot: Darkness Rising

Dark Age of Camelot maker unveils new MMO Camelot Unchained, which sounds very similar indeed

Camelot Unchained is a sequel to Dark Age of Camelot in all but name - and even that's quite close.

It's being made by City State Entertainment and the project is led by Mark Jacobs, one of the founders of Mythic Entertainment and one of the leaders of the Dark Age of Camelot MMO project.

Camelot Unchained features three factions/realms fighting each other: an Arthurian English realm, an Irish Tuatha Dé Danann realm and a Viking Scandinavian realm. That's almost exactly the same as Dark Age of Camelot, which was split into Albion (Arthurian mythology), Hibernia (Irish mythology) and Midgard (Norse mythology).

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Mythic founder Jacobs makes new dev

"I'm tired of being told what to do."

Mark Jacobs mysteriously left the studio he co-founded, Mythic Entertainment, when EA put BioWare's Ray Muzyka in charge, as head of the overarching RPG and MMO group.

Mythic doing free DAoC addons

Every two weeks for six months.

Dark Age of Camelot is to get "Camelot Campaigns" rather than a content patch this year, according to our hairy correspondent, reporting live from a Mythic event in the US. The developer will introduce new content once every two weeks for up to six months.

Free DAOC expansion

Free DAOC expansion

Now available for download.

Mythic Entertainment has released a new expansion pack for PC MMORPG Dark Age of Camelot - and it's yours for no money at all.

The Trials of Atlantis pack is now available for download from the official website, free of charge. However, you must already have purchased the Shrouded Isles expansion to play.

And there's good news if you've previously cancelled your account - you can reactivate it and play the expansion with your original characters. And if you've never played DAOC at all you might like to take advantage of the free 14 day trial that's on offer at the moment, which gives you access to both the original game and Shrouded Isles.

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Dark Age of Camelot add-on

New server coming soon too.

Nearly four years after the game was first released, PC MMORPG Dark Age of Camelot is to get a new expansion pack and a new type of server.