Comparison of massively multiplayer online role-playing games

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This article contains an almost full table comparison of current massively multiplayer online role-playing games (MMORPGs).

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Name Creator Genre Client sale method Client purchase price Monthly fee
Lowest possible - largest possible
Real money for game advantages? Release date(s) Last update
Aion: The Tower of Eternity NCSoft Fantasy Retail sale or Download Non-free US$49.99 (Standard Ed.) Non-free US$14.95 per month No official scheme 2009-09-22 Template:Unk
Anarchy Online Funcom Science fiction Retail sale[1] or Download Free Non-free Free w/limited access / US$14.95/month full access Yes, Paid points allow social items and special vehicles. 2001-06-07 Template:Unk
Asheron's Call Turbine Fantasy Download Non-free US$19.95 Non-free US$12.95 per month. No official scheme 1999-10-31 Template:Unk
Champions Online Cryptic Studios Superhero comic book genre Retail sale or Download Non-free US$49.99 Non-free US$14.99 per month Cryptic points, a redeemable point system which players can use to purchase special in-game content, such as vanity items. 2009-09-01 Template:Unk
City of Heroes and City of Villains Cryptic Studios Superhero comic book genre Retail sale or Download Non-free US$19.99 (for download) Non-free US$11.95 (10 months) - $14.99 No official scheme 2004-04-28 Template:Unk
Conquer Online TQ Digital Fantasy Retail sale or Download Free Free Yes, codes can be traded for a premium currency to buy premium goods. Can also be sold for in-game gold. 2005-11-14 Template:Unk
DarkSpace PaleStar Science fiction Download Free Non-free Free w/limited access / US$9.99/month full access.  ? 2001 Template:Unk
Dark Age of Camelot Mythic Entertainment Fantasy Retail sale or Download Free Non-free US$14.95 per month. No official scheme 2001-10-10 Template:Unk
Dofus Ankama Studio Fantasy Download Free Non-free Free w/limited access / US$7/month full access. No official scheme 2004-08-23 File:Flag of France.svg
2005-09-01 File:Flag of the United States.svg
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Dungeons & Dragons Online: Eberron Unlimited Turbine Fantasy Download Free Non-free Free / Players can gain VIP status by paying US$14.95 per month. Available micro-transaction store 2006 2009-09-09
Entropia Universe MindArk Science fiction Download Free Free Yes, full RMT, buy and sell 2003-01-30 Template:Unk
Eternal Lands Eternal Lands Medieval Fantasy Download Free Free Yes, buy bonus items and playable races Released, but officially still in development Template:Unk
EVE Online CCP Games Space simulation Download via developer site or Steam Non-free Free download and trial then a US$19.99 activation fee. (US$14.99 on Steam) Non-free US$10.95/10.95 (on 12 months base)

- $14.95/€14.95
Subscription time can also be bought for in-game currency from other players

Subscription time can be sold for in-game currency 2003-05-06 File:Flag of the United States.svgFile:Flag of the United Kingdom.svg
2003-05-23 Template:Country data Europe
Dominion 1.0.2 8-12-2009
EverQuest Sony Online Entertainment Fantasy Retail sale ? Non-free US$14.99 per month
Part of Station Access (US$29.95)
Legends of Norrath cards can be bought for the chance at minor loot cards 1999-03-16 Template:Unk
EverQuest II Sony Online Entertainment Fantasy Retail sale Non-freeUS$19.99 Non-freeUS$14.95
Small discounts for 3/6/12 month advance
Part of Station Access (US$29.95)
Yes, on exclusive servers
All servers: Legends of Norrath cards can be bought for the chance at minor loot cards
2004-11-08 Template:Unk
Final Fantasy XI Square Enix Fantasy Retail sale Non-freeUS$19.99 Non-freeUS$12.95 + $1.00 per extra character Certain purchasable merchandise come with codes that you can exchange for in-game items/services. 2002-05-16 2009-11-9
Guild Wars ArenaNet Fantasy Retail sale or Download Non-free US$9.99, $49.99 (for retail sale) Free Yes, buy faster skill unlocks 2005-04-28 Template:Unk
Hattrick Hattrick Ltd./Extralives AB Sports simulation Browser-based Free Free[2] No official scheme 1997-08-30[3] Template:Unk
Hero Online Netgame History Download Free Free Yes, items can be bought with real currency instead of in-game currency via browser. ? Template:Unk
Knight Online MGame Corporation and Noah System Fantasy Download Free Free Yes, some power-ups 2004 Template:Unk
Lineage II NCsoft Fantasy Retail sale or Download Free Non-freeUS$14.99 (2 months) No official scheme 2003-11-01 File:Flag of South Korea.svg
2004-04-28 File:Flag of the United States.svg
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The Lord of the Rings Online: Shadows of Angmar Turbine Fantasy Retail sale Non-freeUS$49.95 Non-freeUS$10 pre-release deal (1 month), $200 pre-release deal (lifetime), $15 release (1 month) No official scheme 2007-04-24 Template:Unk
MapleStory Wizet Fantasy Download Free Free Yes, buy bonus items 2002-05 File:Flag of South Korea.svg
2003-11 File:Flag of Japan.svg
2004-12 File:Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg
2005-07-04 File:Flag of the Republic of China.svg
2005-05-11 (Global)
2005-06-23 (SEA)
2009-07-29
Minions of Mirth Prairie Games Fantasy Download Free - US$29.95[4] Free No official scheme 2005-12 Template:Unk
Perfect World Beijing Perfect World Fantasy Retail sale or Download Free Free Yes, Item mall 2005-07 File:Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg
2006-12 File:Flag of the Republic of China.svg
2007-03 File:Flag of Japan.svg
TBA 2007 File:Flag of South Korea.svg
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Pirates of the Burning Sea Flying Lab Software Fantasy Retail sale or download Non-freeUS$19.99 (free download) Non-freeUS$12-month subscription: $143 USD($12/month) or 1-month subscription: $14.99 USD
Part of Station Access
No official scheme 2009-6-23, V. 1.15.52
PlaneShift Atomic Blue Fantasy Download Free Free No official scheme 2002 Template:Unk
Ragnarok Online GRAVITY Co., Ltd. Fantasy, Steampunk Download Free Non-free US$12.00 in the U.S., varies in other countries Yes, item shop 2002-08-31 Template:Unk
Rappelz nFlavor Fantasy Download Free Free Yes, item shop 2006-11-03 Template:Unk
Regnum Online NGD Studios Medieval fantasy Download Free Non-free Lowest ximerin (points) possible 15 Argentine pesos; highest ximerin possible 60 Argentine pesos Yes, paid points allow premium objects 2007-04-24 Template:Unk
Rise: The Vieneo Province Unistellar Industries Science fiction, Space simulation Download Free Non-free US$5.95 No official scheme 2006-04-01 Template:Unk
RuneScape Jagex Ltd Fantasy Browser-based Free Non-free Free / US$5/month for existing subscribers, US$5.95 for new subscribers. Yes, Membership for added content. 2001-01-03 2009-08-10
Ryzom Nevrax Science Fantasy Download Free Non-free Free trial, then US$8.83/month (yearly payment) to US$10.95/month (monthly payment). No official scheme 2004 2009-06-03
Second Life Linden Lab No theme enforced Download Free Non-free Free - Unlimited[5] Yes, full RMT, buy and sell 2003 Template:Unk
Star Trek Online Cryptic Studios Science fiction, Star Trek Retail sale or Download Non-freeUS$49.99 Non-free
US$14.99 (Single month)
US$41.97 (Three month)
US$77.94 (Six month)
Cryptic points, a redeemable point system which players can use to purchase special in-game content, such as vanity items. 2010-02-02 Template:Unk
Star Wars Galaxies Sony Online Entertainment Science fiction, Star Wars Retail sale Non-freeUS$14.99 Non-free US$14.99 (Single month) - $12 (Year)
Part of Station Access (US$29.95)
(coming soon) SWG Trading Card Game cards can be bought for the chance at minor loot cards 2003-06-26 Template:Unk
Tabula Rasa NCsoft Science fiction Retail sale or download Non-free US$49.99 Non-free US$14.99/month No official scheme 2007-11-02 2008-10-27
A Tale in the Desert eGenesis Historical Download Free Non-free US$13.95/month No official scheme 2003-02-03 (First telling). 2006-05-30 (Current telling) Template:Unk
Tibia CipSoft Fantasy Download Free Free[4] Yes, Membership for added content 1997 Template:Unk
Toontown Online The Walt Disney Company Classic cartoons Retail sale or Download Free Non-free£4.16 - £6.99 No official scheme 2003 Template:Unk
Ultima Online Origin Systems Fantasy Retail sale[1] or Download Non-freeUS$29.99 (free download) Non-freeUS$9.99 - US$12.99 No official scheme 1997 Template:Unk
Vanguard: Saga of Heroes Sony Online Entertainment Fantasy Retail sale or download Non-freeUS$19.99 (free download) Non-freeUS$14.99 (single month)  ? 2007-01-30 2009-06-02, Build 2461
Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning Mythic Entertainment Fantasy Retail sale or Download Non-free US$44.99 Non-free US$14.99/month  ? 2008-09-18 Template:Unk
WonderKing Online Ryu & Soft Fantasy Download Free Free Yes, buy bonus items Unknown File:Flag of South Korea.svg
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2009-09-12
World of Warcraft Blizzard Entertainment Fantasy Retail sale or download Non-freeUS$19.99 (free download) Non-freeUS$79.99 (6 months), $14.99 (single month) Trading Cards can be purchased for a chance at an ingame code which can be used for otherwise unobtainable ingame items 2004-11-12 to 2006-08-01 in different countries, see article for more details. 2009-12-08, V. 3.3.0
World War II Online Cornered Rat Software Historical Download Free Non-freeUS$1000 (lifetime), $8.33 (5 year builder), $10.83 (1 year), $12.50 (6 month), $14.99 (1 month) "Builder's Program", persons name for certain structures 2001-06-06 2009-05-27, V. 1.30
YPP Puzzle Pirates Three Rings Design Fictional-Historical Download Free Non-freeUS$75 per year (US$ 50 after 2 years) via Micropayment to free Wider range of items, higher ranks available 2003-08-12 2010-01-14
Name Creator Genre Client sale method Client purchase price Monthly fee
Lowest possible - largest possible
Real money for game advantages? Release date(s) Last update

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