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A full moon rises over the deserted shack . . .
The Haunted Recursive Colony is once again upon us! Doom Commander and his minions are bringing terror to the Oasis Checkpoint to satisfy their hunger for souls! Only the Agents of Dome City can save the world from the clutches of this evil horde!
Level 30 Agents must protect the cage of souls at all costs from Tuesday, October 18th through Monday, October 31st.
Collect special Halloween flair as you fight off the horde, and successfully complete this Defense Raid for a guaranteed reward!
To help overcome Doom Commander, look out for some other orange names appearing throughout the event to fight alongside you!
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Heads up Agents! All Global Agenda servers will have some down time tomorrow to deploy some quality of life changes to the Live environment. Patch Notes are here: Version 1.5.1 Patch Notes. The expected down time on FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2011 is approximately 11:30 AM to 3:00 PM US Eastern (16:30 to 20:00 GMT) while the patch is deployed. Watch GAServerStatus on Twitter for the latest server availability information: Server Status.
The biggest and most ambitious update, Recursive Colony, was added to Global Agenda last week. MMORPG.com Managing Editor Bill Murphy outlines the most significant parts of the Recursive Colony. Check it out and then let us know what you think in the comments.
The Commonwealth is making a move on Hub City to try and eradicate the resistance once and for all, but the Free Agents of the world won’t go down without a fight. The only thing is, now the Commonwealth isn’t the only thing the resistance needs to worry about. The droids have begun to replicate themselves and have taken over Hub City, forcing everyone to band together and drive them back. They’re robots after all… they blow up and die just like anything else.
Read more of Bill Murphy's Global Agenda: Recursive Colony Overview.
New cinematic trailer showcases the rise of robots in a new Open Zone
ATLANTA – September 21, 2011 — Today, Hi-Rez Studios announced that the Recursive Colony expansion to Global Agenda is now live and available to all players with no purchase required. Version 1.5 is the first major expansion since Global Agenda became free-to-play last April and it is largest content update in the game’s history.
Called “Recursive Colony”, the expansion is themed around an electronic, hive-mind faction of robots constructing robots and intruding upon the player social hub of Dome City.
Supporting this expansion, Hi-Rez Studios has released a brand new cinematic trailer that highlights the new zone, new mission instances, new enemies, and the escalated conflict between man and machines.
Watch the Video:
“Global Agenda’s move to free-to-play has been a resounding success”, says Todd Harris, Hi-Rez Studios COO “andwe’re excited to be in a position where we can add such a significant content expansion and make it available for free to the entire community. Many players have asked for a quest-driven,narrative experience beyond level 20 as an alternative to the instanced PvE and PvP missions. Our dev team listened, and today delivers in a huge way with this new open zone!”
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The Global Agenda team has sent word that servers will be coming down shortly for the deployment of what they call "the largest content expansion" since the game's launch.
Called the Recursive Colony, the patch brings a host of content into the game with the opening of the North Sonora zone. Additionally, quests have been renamed as assignments and other bug fixes / enhancements have been brought online including several key changes to the map system.
The full patch notes are available on the Global Agenda site.
The biggest content expansion in Global Agenda history is almost here! Featuring:
- New Open Zone: North Sonora
- Daily Assignments
- New PvE Instances
- New PvP Maps
- New flair, dyes, trails, pets & blueprints
- And much more…
Server downtime: The Global Agenda Servers are expected to be down on WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2011 from ~11:00 AM- 5:00 PM US Eastern (16:00 to 22:00 GMT) while the patch is deployed. Watch GAServerStatus on Twitter for the latest server availability information.
- Read the Patch Notes
- Read the Press Release
Join Hi-Rez Studios and your fellow Agents for public testing of Global Agenda Version 1.5 – The Recursive Colony. If you have not been keeping up with news for this patch, check out the press release here: Global Agenda’s Largest Expansion. Patch Notes for Public Testing are here: Version 1.5 Public Testing – Patch Notes & Guide.
Hi-Rez Studios has announced that the upcoming Global Agenda expansion will be free to all players of the game. Called Recursive Colony, the new content will be available for PAX attendees to try out and is, according to developers, the largest expansion thus far for Global Agenda.
Notable expansion additions include:
- New Open Zone with several instanced missions, quest chains, mid-high level content, vendors, social spaces
- New enemy bots – encountered within Open Zone as well as instanced missions
- Daily Repeatable Quests – for solo agents and teams. Some quests take place in zones, while others send teams into Recursive Colony hive nodes and ruins. These quests include new 4-man defense Raid missions – now available to smaller groups (1-4) at lower levels (20+)
- New Dyes, Flair, and Trails – rewards for winning missions, completing daily quests, rare bot drops, others given via achievements
- New Pets – new pets available as rewards and crafted items.
- New Blueprints – for consumables and mods
- Easier crafting – components now within the zone, to help with leveling crafting skills
Read more about Global Agenda.
Recursive Colony themed Open Zone and Co-Op content playable at PAX Prime 2011
ATLANTA – August 25, 2011 — Today, Hi-Rez Studios announced that the Recursive Colony expansion to Global Agenda will be released in early Fall and will be available to all players with no purchase required. Version 1.5 will be the largest content update in the history of Global Agenda. Attendees of the Penny Arcade Expo (PAX) in Seattle, WA can be the first to play the new content this weekend within the Hi-Rez Studios booth #252.
Global Agenda, the award-winning squad-based shooter MMO, was the first free-to-play game on Steam and has received numerous content updates since release. But the upcoming Recursive Colony expansion is significant in that it introduces a brand new Open Zone, the first such addition since the Sandstorm expansion last summer.
“Players seeking a quest-driven, narrative experience post level 20 can now level-up in the new Open Zone as an alternative to, or in addition to, our instanced missions”, says Todd Harris, Hi-Rez Studios COO. “We’ve also included a new set of instanced PvE and PvP content for players at all levels.”
Version 1.5 is themed around the Recursive Colony – an electronic, hive-mind faction More >
For those who didn’t know, Duke has been away from the office for a week while recovering from surgery. Apparently, sitting down to play with the TGN Global Agenda directors lead to a little bit of information about some content that is on the way.It also lead to a lot of dead teammates! Be sure to rate, comment, and subscribe for the next installment of Global Agenda gaming on TGN!