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UO Herald - Special Announcement

[Update 8/18] Shattered Obelisk Reactivated


Part I of the Shattered Obelisk has been reactivated on all North American and European shards.  All other shards will be reactivated once they go through their normally scheduled maintenance.

See you in Britannia,

UO Team


Update 8/18/2017:  We have resolved the issue with missing trade crates on all shards except Oceania.  Oceania will be re-activated following their next maintenance.  Thank you for your patience while we addressed this issue.

UO Herald - Hotfix

Publish 98 Hotfix

Beginning with European shards this evening, 8/16/2017, and continuing with all shards tomorrow, 8/17/2017, we are in the process of deploying a server crash fix to all shards during regular maintenance times.  Once the fix has been deployed to all shards, Part I of the Shattered Obelisk will be re-enabled.

We apologize for any inconvenience while we address this issue.

See you in Britannia,

UO Team

Producer Note

Greetings Everyone,

I would like to address a very serious issue with you all.  As most of you are aware we have had players threaten other players that are coming to the 20th Anniversary Party.  We treat these issues incredibly seriously, and all harassment pages, including threats, are logged on the server.  We then forward these logs as a potential threat to law enforcement, who will follow up to the fullest extent of the law.  Please know we do not take this lightly.   For all of those that are worried regarding the 20th Anniversary Party the issue has been resolved and you should not have any concerns regarding your safety.

Thank You,

Bonnie “Mesanna” Armstrong


Publish 98 World Wide

Greetings All,

We are pleased to announce that Publish 98 is in the process of being deployed to all shards.  Publish 98 is full of new features, so make sure you patch up your client and check the notes for full release details.  Please note that some features will not be available until certain dates.

As mentioned in the notes, Publish 98 brings our latest content arc, The Shattered Obelisk.  Check out this page on the Shattered Obelisk for more details!


See you in Britannia,

UO Team

UO Herald - Contest

20th Anniversary Grandfathered Castle Giveaway!

We are happy to announce that as part of the 20th Anniversary we will be raffling off a total of 6 grandfathered castles on the shard of your choice!!

Three of these castles will be raffled off live and in person at the 20th Anniversary party in September, and for those of you who cannot attend, three will be raffled off via a raffle stone on Test Center 1 that has been placed today at the New Haven Bank!

In order to enter the raffle you must double click on the stone and enter a valid e-mail address that is associated with an active Ultima Online subscription that can be used to contact you in the event you win!

Only one entry per account will be accepted via the stone.  You can enter on any character on that account, and can update your email address by using the raffle stone again.  The raffle stone will accept entries until September 15th, 2017 at 12:00pm ET.

Trial accounts may not enter the raffle.

All winners will be announced at the 20th Anniversary party on September 22nd, 2017!  Good luck to all those who enter!