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2.6 Incremental Patching for PTS and Patch Notes

We are very close to finalizing the official 2.6 update patch notes! We expect to publish those on Thursday, July 21. At the same time, incremental patching will be available for the 2.6 PTS client.

If you have Aion PTS installed, simply double-click on it from your NCSOFT Launcher to begin the incremental patching. PTS will be available to log into on Thursday, July 28. If you do not already have PTS installed, click here.

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Aion 2.6 Update and the Daeva Days of Summer

As the summer season kicks in, the balmy temperatures may bring on a feeling of nostalgia. This summer we have a carnival of events to let you to scratch that itch for bygone days. Scorching Heat is back, along with the Best Days Festival, and a Summer Vacation! We are also announcing 2.6 on the PTS on July 28th, and live servers on August 3rd!

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Spot the Differences for a Chance to Win a 5-pack of Hot Pink Dyes!

The contest begins at 2:30pm PDT on July 13th, 2011, and ends at 6:30pm PDT on July 13th, 2011. You must submit your email by 6:29pm PDT on July 13th, 2011 to officially enter. When the contest ends, we will select 5 winners at random from all of the qualifying entries. After we announce the winners, we will be emailing the codes to the winners shortly thereafter. Please be advised, these codes are specific to NA.

The Contest has now ended.

Congratulations to the winners:

Comeontoshi - Zikel

Bratinela - Vaizel

Rijen - Israphel

Acidtrip - Siel

Keldry - Vaizel


Server Maintenance 3:30 a.m. PDT, July 13, 2011

We will be bringing the Aion servers down at 3:30 a.m. PDT, July 13, 2011 (more) for maintenance.

The maintenance is estimated to take no longer than 2 hours.

The Aion website will also be serviced and therefore remain inaccessible during the maintenance.

Thank you for your patience!


'For War and Glory' AP Event and Faction Incentive Gateway Getaway Event

07/13/2011 to 07/20/2011

We will be turning on the Reduced AP loss and Faction Incentive Gateway Getaway Event! They will run after maintenance on 07/13/2011 till next maintenance period on 07/20/2011.

Our 'For War and Glory AP Event' is a popular event that is focused primarily on abyss points. This event specifically lets you get more AP and keep more. AP loss from PvP encounters in the Abyss, Silentera Canyon, Ingisson and Gelkmaros will be reduced by 50%, all other areas of the game will deliver the normal amount of AP loss. Additionally we will be increasing the amount of AP gain from monsters in the Abyss and Silentera canyon, giving you more AP per kill.

Faction Incentive Gateway Getaway Event — (Selected Servers) during this event, we will introduce special entrance gates for Asmodians only that will allow your characters to enter instances despite fort ownership. Asmodians on Siel, Israphel, and Zikel may enter a selection of the Upper Abyss fort instances and Divine's Abyssal Splinter from inside Primum, and access Silentera Canyon from inside Gelkmaros fortress.

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Paid Character Transfer Queue Reset July 13, 2011

Greetings Daevas!

We will be resetting the Paid Transfer Queue for North American servers on Wednesday, July 13, 2011 at 6:00 p.m. PDT (more).

Though we will be resetting the queues, the caps for both origin and destination servers are very small and will not accommodate a large number of transfers. We wish to offer a chance for players to move, however we must also protect the health of our servers. To that end, we are opening a very limited number of transfers for all factions on all servers.

However, due to the limited capacity, we anticipate these available transfer slots to fill up very quickly. We do not recommend trying to transfer as a group or a Legion to another server; you will be separated from your friends as the caps are met.

-The Aion Community Team

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Beauty and the Beast July 2011 Contest

The world of Atreia is filled with an array of masterfully crafted avatars. The community team is inviting the players to show off their most beautiful and ugliest creations!

From the 7th July, 2011 until the 20th July, 2011, you can win some delightful prizes that will guarantee 100% manastone socketing in either Fabled or Eternal items. Go post a screenshot of your ugliest or most stunning Daeva in the forums using the links below!

Beautiful Female Daeva Category or Beastly Female Daeva Category
Beautiful Male Daeva Category or Beastly Male Daeva Category

Beauty and the Beast Contest Discussion and FAQ

Beauty and the Beast July 2011 Contest