Double XP and 99% Off Soul Healing incoming!

Greetings Daevas,

We have the pleasure to announce two separate weekends bursting with festivity nearing on the horizon. The Soul Healers of Atreia have once again banded together to slash soul healing prices by 99% for two weekends in a row, and to make things even better, we'll flip the switch that doubles experience gain! That's right, ladies and gentlemen; it's time to once more stock up on food and miscellaneous caffeinated beverages!

See below for a detailed schedule or head on over to the updated forum calendar for coming events.

Assault on Balaurea Level Up Weekend with Alienware Arena

Greetings Daevas!

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

Have you wanted to try Aion? Have friends who have been wanting to join you and play? Thinking about renewing your subscription or roll a new character? This is the perfect weekend to make a new character and have a chance at winning a new Alienware M11x Laptop! Register ahead of time and all you need to do is get a new character to level 6 and you are entered into the drawing!

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!


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 …

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

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 …