MOTA Madness: Transformers Universe no longer an MMO, debuts this summer
It seems as though Transformers Universe has transformed into something new entirely. What was once suppose to be a browser-based MMORPG developed by Jagex, has now reversed its door panels and shifted its hardtop to reveal a brand new face altogether. In a forum announcement by Mark Gerhard, Ceo and CTO of Jagex, Gerhard revealed the project had evolved over 2013 and was now set to launch in the summer not as an MMO, but as a massively online, tactical action game, or MOTA.
While many might argue Jagex's "MOTA" may as well be a "MOBA", Gerhard says players will play as commanders, each commanding a squad of their own faction-specific AI bots into battle. These bots aren't also simply nameless drones with a death-wish like in other arena style games. The squad of bots all have access to their own customization options and specialties. In the end, Transformers Universe is said to offer fast-paced, battle eccentric, tactical action with several game modes to choose from.
There's little more information regarding the recent changes to Transformers Universe and how it actually plays, however Gerhard states this is soon to change. As Jagex prepares for its summer release, the studio will begin ramping up both their communication efforts and beta invites. Players have been able to signup for the beta since last year, but those who have not can still do so here.
About the Author
Michael Dunaway has been part of the MMOBomb team for years and has covered practically every major Free-to-Play title since 2009.
You May Enjoy
MWO: Solaris 7’s Latest Patch Is Brining A Brand New Map And A New Mech
If players were looking for something new, The Crusader probably has it.By Aspen Pash - 6 days ago
PlanetSide 2 "Surf And Storm" Update Reveals First-Ever Naval Assault Vessel, Planned To Release This Friday to PTR
But it's coming in a work-in-progress state. Devs have scheduled playtests this weekend to evaluate its performance.By Anthony Jones - 5 days ago
Leatherface Gets His Release In 2023! Multiplayer Horror Game The Texas Chain Saw Massacre Coming
Did you like Friday the 13th? You'll probably like this, too!By Anthony Jones - 1 week ago
Bungie Is Suing A Destiny YouTuber For More Than $7 Million For Allegedly Impersonating The Company
According to the claim, he issued fraudulent takedown notices to other YouTubers.By QuintLyn Bowers - 3 days ago
Bungie Deals With YouTube Copyright Issues And Shares Important Resources For Guardians
Mental Health should always be taken seriously, and Bungie does just that.By Aspen Pash - 3 days ago
World Of Tanks Blitz Partners With Dr. Disrespect To Celebrate 8-Year Anniversary, New Tiered Mission And Rewards Now Live
An unexpected crossover for this big milestone.By Anthony Jones - 3 days ago