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Hi!
I would like to start playing an MMORPG. I have been a WoW player back in the days, after that I have played SWTOR and I reached level 40.
Is there any new MMORPG worth playing, or should I go back to WoW or SWTOR? I have tried Guild Wars 2 which is popular these days, but I don't really like it. It can be a f2p, p2p or b2p game as well.
Thanks in advance!
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Have you tried EVE?
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If you're sick of vanilla MMOs and want something different, try Eve-Online.

It's been around for over 10 years and is still going strong. Expect 2 free expansions per year.

It's a very community oriented game though. If you just go in and grind missions like other MMOs, you'll burn out quickly (and experience less than 1% of the game's content). Good corporations for new players are Dreddit, Eve-University, and Brave Newbies (although they're staging an invasion and trying to take territory at the moment). Again, finding some e-buddies and getting a decent corporation is a very important part of enjoying the game, even if you're a solo-type player you will occasionally need some help or advice.

Once you've been playing for a while it's also very easy to play for free and buy game time with in game currency.
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post #4 of 12
Check out Final Fantasy XIV. They remade it and it's pretty great. Lots of content on YouTube you can check out to see if you like the style and game play.
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Check out The Elder Scrolls: Online when it comes out next month.
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post #6 of 12
ESO is going to tank harder than SWTOR, lol.

Best MMOs out there right now are:


RIFT (Prettier, non-face rolling version of WoW)
Ragnarok Online (Old game but still one of the best)
EVE (sci-fi sand-box)
FFXIV (I loved this until yoshi said they intend for people who grind non-raid content to have equal gear as the people at end-game raids)

Other good ones:
TERA
Star Trek Online
DC Universe

Upcoming ones that are worth checking out:
Everquest Next
Wildstar
ArcheAge
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post #7 of 12
I'm eyeballing Black Desert Online. It's not out but it's a complete sandbox game. It's absolutely mind blowing!
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i suppose the question you should ask yourself is what style of gaming do you prefer. are you more of a casual, casual grinder, casual hardcore, casual raid, or the flip side and just full on hardcore 8hr per day 6 day per week raider at heart biggrin.gif

alot of games these days have also fallen into the P2W trap and you get lolstumped by "payers" etc... should work all this out before trying to find something that fits the shoe.
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No ones mentioned Guild Wars 2??

I'd say give that one a shot. F2P game that does not fall into that P2W trap.

Whether your a casual player or hardcore player it will fit both ends of the spectrum. When launched I played 3-6 hours a day about 5 days a week. Since then with a new job and trying to buy a house, I manage to play a for a few hours a day maybe once or twice a week. Game has content for everyone.
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No ones mentioned Guild Wars 2??

I'd say give that one a shot. F2P game that does not fall into that P2W trap.

Whether your a casual player or hardcore player it will fit both ends of the spectrum. When launched I played 3-6 hours a day about 5 days a week. Since then with a new job and trying to buy a house, I manage to play a for a few hours a day maybe once or twice a week. Game has content for everyone.

No one, except the OP who said he didn't like it...
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I have tried Guild Wars 2 which is popular these days, but I don't really like it. It can be a f2p, p2p or b2p game as well.

I'm looking at FFXIV myself, but I agree with rjm0827 that watching videos of any/all of the suggestions here would probably be your best bet to find something you fall for.
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