I wonder if this will become a perpetual thing. Having Runescape reborn as a new iteration ever few years. Will the generation that clung to RunesScape still play some form of it when they are old and retired on some space station or floating city? Perhaps eventually it will cease to be a browser based MMO and instead become a “brain based” MMO. Who knows, like many I haven’t played RuneScape in years, but there are many that still do. Today those great many will be happy to hear that the launch date for RuneScape’s latest 3.0 evolution has been announced.
Dubbed RuneScape’s most significant update, the launch of RuneScape 3 is scheduled for July 22nd. RuneScape 3 marks the game’s transition to HTML 5 which notably removes the game’s requirement of Java along with providing a relatively significant boost in the MMO’s graphical merits. However, Jagex knows players don’t play their MMO for the graphics. The launch of RS3 will see the beginnings of player decisions directly shaping the world and its inhabitants.
Because the update is a remodeling of RuneScape and not a seperate sequel, player accounts will remain the same as before. If you happen to log in on launch day, you can check out the special inaugural community-focused world event Jagex is unveiling.