RuneScape is an MMORPG that will seemingly never die. Every time you begin to think the MMO may be on its last leg it rises again, like a Phoenix from the ashes. The latest incarnation of RuneScape changes the aesthetic landscape of the world of Gielinor once again, and this time it moves it more inline with other modern browser based MMOs.
Utilizing a new HTML 5 engine, players who enter RuneScape 3 will see a massive improvement in graphic quality, longer draw distances, new audio, new design features and a world changing content update as the game moves into its 6th age. According to Phil Mansell RunesScape’s Executive Producer, “RuneScape 3 is going to run faster, look better and feel so much more immersive”.
The update isn’t limited to just the looks of the game though. RuneScape’s Creative Director, Mark Ogilvie commented, “RuneScape 3 marks a significant moment in RuneScape’s history as the world enters the 6th Age. All our recent content updates have been building up to this point, massive change is coming, and our players will be able to shape the game with the choices they make. Every single player will have the ability to shape the world.”
More details will be made available in the coming weeks. Until then, you can check out the RuneScape 3 video announcement above.