Publish 102 Comes to Origin, Baja, and Izumo

10/16/2018 Greetings, With regularly scheduled maintenance beginning October 17, 2018 Publish 102 will be deployed to Origin, Baja, and Izumo.  You can read about the new Huntmaster’s Challenge and other Publish 102 features in the notes. There is a mandatory client patch associated with this release, so please make sure you update your client before accessing any shard. See you in Britannia, UO Team


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Whispers in the Dark

10/15/2018 To shepherd in the Treasures of Khaldun we have a series of short pieces of fiction to supplement the events in-game.  We present the final installment, Whispers in the Dark By EM Malachi There was the rattling caw of a crow in the distance, and an open window carried an acrid wind from the part of town that had been put to the torch. Even as exhaustion and grief pulled at him, the old sage couldn’t sleep. He could not forget the faces of the murdered innocents he had prepared for burial the next day. He forced his eyes […]


Publish 102 TC Release 1

10/11/2018 Greetings, We are pleased to announce Publish 102 will be available on TC on October 12, 2018.  Publish 102 introduces new content for the Huntmaster’s Challenge along with some other updates you can read about in the publish notes. We will be hosting a public play session all day on October 12th, so hop on and say hello and give some feedback.  Let’s see who can hunt the largest of the new trophies! Due to the accelerated publish schedule of Publish 102, we will not be wiping Publish 102 for a new castle & keep design contest, as a […]


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The Oldest One

10/8/2018 To shepherd in the Treasures of Khaldun we have a series of short pieces of fiction to supplement the events in-game.  We present the next installment, The Oldest One By EM Malachi When Mordea had yet again recounted the Line of Blood that granted her primacy over Tempestry, the Master Sorcerer Malchir threatened to brand her with his fire magic. Even stranded far from their world of Pagan, the Sorcerers and Tempests were bitter rivals. Both cult leaders wanted to strike again at Britannia, but neither wished to cede authority. Lothian ignored them all. The blind necromancer ran her […]


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Log In Server Maintenance & New Ultima Store Items

10/1/18 On Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018 beginning at 10 am ET the login servers will be unavailable for approximately 1 hour. During this maintenance time, players will be unable to log in. Thank you and we apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. We are also excited to release two new items in the Ultima Store, the Undead Cat Mount & Potion of Glorious Fortune.  Veteran players may claim a complimentary Potion of Glorious Fortune from the Generous Alchemist located at the Khaldun Camp. See you in Britannia, UO Team


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Seven Deaths

10/1/2018 To shepherd in the Treasures of Khaldun we have a series of short pieces of fiction to supplement the events in-game.  We present the next installment, Seven Deaths By EM Malachi The bone fingers wrapped around a stone and began scratching the words again onto the crypt walls. The skeleton did not see the blasphemy it was writing. The Sun had never touched the dark tunnels, and the skeleton’s eyes had long ago decayed to dust. It didn’t matter. The story itself was part of the spell that kept it moving, and it would continue to etch the words […]


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Future Publish Schedule Update & More!

9/28/2018 Greetings, Publish 101 has been live for a little over a week and already Britannian’s have demonstrated their wit and resolve in defeating the latest threat to the realm. Crafters have been outfitting her armies with Caddellite infused weapons, magical items, and treats and are ready to seize the Treasures of Khaldun, while rogues have gotten an early taste of the riches to be had. The remainder of the Treasures of Khaldun content, including Artifact of the Cult drops from the Khal Ankur Champ Spawn, Puzzle Box artifacts, and bonus power scrolls will go live on October 1st. Also […]


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The Detective

9/24/2018 To shepherd in the Treasures of Khaldun we have a series of short pieces of fiction to supplement the events in-game.  We present the first installment, The Detective By EM Malachi Chief Inspector K. Jasper considered the stone relic and the blood that covered it. He understood why the town guard of Trinsic had wanted his help. This was the third collector of mystical artifacts who had been killed in the last week. This clearly was not a coincidence. While the fresh blood was obviously from the relic’s final owner, Jasper didn’t know what to make of the strange […]


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Ultima Online Celebrates 21 Years!

9/24/2018 21 years ago Ultima Online changed the video game landscape forever.  Sosaria spawned a virtual world where people could adventure together and forge friendships that would last a lifetime.  Today we celebrate that legacy by wishing UO a very happy birthday and thanking all those Britannians who have left their mark on our humble virtual world. Long live UO!


Publish 101 World Wide Release

9/19/2018 Greetings, We are pleased to announce Publish 101 will be released with each shard’s regularly scheduled maintenance beginning September 20th, 2018.  Publish 101 is full of features that you can review in the notes. Please note the following, The new quest & caddellite crafting will be activated manually following each shard being published.  Please be patient as we work through each shard. The Treasures of Khaldun, Trick or Treating, Pumpkin Patches, and Zombie Skeletons will not be active until October 1st. The classic Keep design has been adjusted to accommodate current and planned changes.  Please review the notes for […]