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When Worlds Collide Contest Winners!

Greetings Daevas!

Last week the When Worlds Collide Contest came to an end. Since that time, we have been watching all your machinimas in an effort to narrow the great submissions to our favorite six (three North American and three European).

It was not easy, but we are happy to announce that we have chosen our winners. Drum roll, please!

Congratulations to…

First Prizes

The Gelkmaros visitors
Oliver Hughes from the United Kingdom

Asmo & Ellie
Nikole Gamble from Minnesota

Second Prizes

Top Bird
Jean-François Chaussoy from France

Asmodian Girls Song
Annie Wilson from Tennessee …

Aion 2.1 Patch Goes Live Tomorrow!

Greetings Daevas!

Aion 2.1 is heading to our Live servers tomorrow, November 17, during our regularly scheduled server maintenance! Patch 2.1 will be highlighting a significant change to drop rates within Aion. You can find out more about the details inside our 2.1 Patch Notes!

We will be bringing the Aion servers down at 3:30 a.m. PST, November 17, 2010 (more).

The maintenance is estimated to take no longer than 3 hours.

Thank you for your patience!


Eye on Community 11/12/2010

Greetings Daevas,

The Harvest Revel and When Worlds Collide Machinima events came to a close this week. We hope you had a great time with your gifts from the Pumpkin King! Munin looked very busy this past weekend with a field of kisks planted out in front of his cell.

We have received many wonderful machinimas created and produced by your fellow players. The competition is tough, and our team is going through the entries to select the winners. Thanks for all of your wonderful submissions, and we look forward to announcing and congratulating the winners soon.

We also have placed the …

Victor Shugo Reveals All!

Greetings Daevas!

Victor Shugo and his experimental lab is a new feature we are introducing to our Aion community. Many of you have been following the drop rate tests created for the Korean community with the Aion 2.1 patch. Victor wanted to take those tests a step further for our Aion community. It can be hard to gauge the difference from one patch to another. Victor has tested the differences between the current world of Aion and the upcoming changes being introduced in Aion 2.1. As a Shugo scientist, Victor believes his tests provide Daevas with a better analytical appraisal of the changes in …

Aion® 2.1 Heads to PTS!

Greetings Daevas!

Aion 2.1 is heading to the public test server (PTS) on Thursday, November 11! In anticipation of the drop rate changes in this patch, we have returned the PTS servers to the live game experience rate settings. Those settings will give you a better feel for the changes between the current Aion®: Assault on Balaurea™ game (Aion 2.0) and the drop rate changes seen in the coming Aion 2.1 patch.

We will provide the Aion 2.1 patch notes when the patch goes live on the test server. Since it deals primarily with server side changes, the patch is quite small. If you have not visited the PTS and would like to try …

Assault on Balaurea Abyss Point Weekend with Alienware Arena

Greetings Daevas!

We have teamed up again with our partners at AMD and Alienware Arena to bring you the second in a series of mini-events on the North American Aion Servers. This coming weekend marks the next event, the Assault on Balaurea Abyss Point Weekend!

Just register and sign up for the AP competition and score 5000 AP between 9:00 pm on Friday, November 12 through 9:00 pm Sunday, November 14. Each qualified registration is entered to win one of three ATI Radeon HD 5850 graphics cards!

Once registered, your abyss point total will be tracked during the event on the Alienware Arena Competitors page! This is a great chance to follow your progress during the event. Which Daeva will be the top Competitor?

New Round of Character Transfers 11/10/2010

Greetings Daevas!

Signups for the next round of character transfers will begin on Thursday, November 11 at 1:00 p.m. PST. Characters who have signed up for this round will be transferred on Wednesday, November 17 during the server downtime.

If you miss this round, don't worry. You'll have another opportunity next week.

—The Aion Community Team