Publish 108 Release 2 Comes to TC1

2/26/2020 Greetings, As of 5pm ET we are pleased to announce Release 2 of Publish 108 will be available for testing.  This phase includes an update to House Decay Rules, Condemned houses will go through six stages of decay which will take at least five days, Like New -> Slightly Worn -> Somewhat Worn -> Fairly Worn -> Greatly Worn -> In Danger of Collapsing When a house goes into the condemned status the house will become private and all access will be removed.  Friend and Co-owner lists will be cleared. Houses with rental vendors will become OSI owned and […]


Publish 108 TC Release 1

2/20/2020 Greetings, We are pleased to announce the first Test Center release of Publish 108 will be deployed today.  Some of the highlights included in this release are, Veteran Rewards Ultima Store Items Combat Updates Be sure to check out the full publish notes and head over to the forums to provide your feedback. See you in Britannia, UO Team


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Ultima Store & Account Center Maintenance

2/18/2020 Greetings, We have identified an issue with the Ultima Store & Account Center.  We appreciate your patience while we work through the issue and will update you as we make progress to restore these services. Update 2:30pm ET – The issue impacting these services has been resolved and both should now be back online. Thank you, UO Team


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Grim Moments

2/18/2020 We are pleased to bring you our next fiction series, Grim Moments which continues where our epic adventure left off following Jolly Roger.  We invite you to sit back and enjoy Omens & Flicker, By EM Malachi Omens The flames consumed the parchment, the blackened edges echoing the paladin’s mood. After five failed attempts to write down his thoughts, Dupre had given up and finished packing his kit. The soldier had done his duty. The ship he was responsible for had returned to port with all hands. Despite his own injuries and fatigue, Dupre had been part of the […]


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Happy Valentine’s Day! A Special Gift For You!

2/12/2020 Want to show that special someone you care this Valentine’s Day?  This cuddly little cupid bear is the perfect way to say, “I Love You!” Visit the Britain Commons to claim yours today! The dispensers are being built manually and we appreciate your patience as we place the dispenser on each shard.  Each dispenser will be available for 5 days following placement.


New Ultima Store Item: Pet Whistle

Ever wanted to breathe a little more life into your pet? Now you can!  The pet whistle allows pet owners to get their pets to do select animations!  Watch as your dragon flaps its wings and your horse performs a majestic maneuver!  Get yours today in the Ultima Store!


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Jolly Roger Hotfixes

12/11/2019 Greetings, With each shard’s normal maintenance beginning December 10, 2019 we have deployed the following hotfixes, Resolved issue with voting in the current Governor elections Resolved naming issue with 22nd Anniversary Copper Ship reward Resolved issue where gargoyles could not equip the tabard  


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The Devilish Drover

12/4/2019 As we begin Jolly Roger we invite you to sit back and enjoy, The Devilish Drover. By EM Malachi The Devilish Drover The wind howled, promising snow. Iolo limped into the poorhouse and dropped his crutch, shutting the door. He moved the heavy pack off his back and leaned against the wall to catch his breath. Little Merideth ran over to pick up the crutch and hand it back to him. Under her arm was an old doll with mismatched button eyes; Iolo had found the blue one during a supply run into Britain proper. “Can you tell us a story?” […]


Jolly Roger – World Wide Release

12/2/2019 Greetings, We are pleased to announce that as of each shard’s normal maintenance beginning December 3, 2019 Jolly Roger will be deployed world wide. A few highlights in Jolly Roger include – Shrine Battles – Visit the Town Cryer near you to learn about this new adventure! Mannequin Upgrade – mix and match equipment and see which suits work best using the new updated Mannequin interface! Holiday Gifts – A holiday treat for all veteran characters at least 30 days old logging in between Tuesday, December 3, 2019 12:01:00 AM GMT-05:00 and Friday, January 3, 2020 11:59:00 PM GMT-05:00 […]


Jolly Roger coming to Origin, Izumo, and Baja

11/19/2019 Greetings, We are pleased to announce the Origin, Izumo, and Baja release of Jolly Roger will be available following each shard’s normally scheduled maintenance beginning November 20, 2019! Jolly Roger is the fourth and final in our High Seas themed content updates for the year and we are excited to bring updates to holiday favorites such as Holiday Gift Tokens, The Artisan Festival, Krampus and more! Please be sure to check out the publish notes for the latest updates, and participate on the UO Forum in the latest discussions.  Due to the upcoming US Thanksgiving Holiday, this testing period […]