Old School Runescape Goes Free-To-Play

Jason Winter
By Jason Winter, News Editor February 19, 2015
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Old School Runescape

If you were a fan of Runescape back in the day -- I mean really back in the day -- maybe you didn't like all the changes Jagex made to the game in the intervening years. If so, you had a recourse, via the Old School version of Runescape that Jagex has maintained alongside the "New School" regular game, but only if you were a subscriber to the latter version.

No more! Like its big brother, Old School Runescape is now permanently free-to-play, meaning you don't need to subscribe to anything to play.

It does have its limits, though... new accounts will be unable to trade away items during their first 24 hours, and a few other interactive options will be limited, to prevent players from creating unlimited accounts and using them to supply other players (or their alts) with loot. These restrictions are removed if you become a member.

Did you used to play Runescape in ye olden days? If so, does Old School Runescape appeal to you, or would you rather play the new and updated version?

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About the Author

Jason Winter
Jason Winter, News Editor
Jason Winter is a veteran gaming journalist, he brings a wide range of experience to MMOBomb, including two years with Beckett Media where he served as the editor of the leading gaming magazine Massive Online Gamer. He has also written professionally for several gaming websites.

Discussion (11)

tittymeat 7 years ago
kill yourself if you play this pos game, was never good... ever....

coma 7 years ago
And its A FAKE FREE TO PLAY with locked content .

coma 7 years ago
Ugly crap with unplayable controls.

RavorsMalody 7 years ago
Its not actually Free to play. Only the Free to play AREA's are fully free. you still have to pay for access to full content. whoever wrote this article is misleading bastard

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70calories 7 years ago
Meh.

wot? 7 years ago
ZZZ.. old game i cant believe people still play this game, oh well once a RS nerd always a RS nerd .

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Firestormer 7 years ago
YES! YES! YESSSS!!!


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