Recently, a South Korean website, Inven (the largest gaming news website in Korea) created a poll on Tree of Savior. The poll contains nine (9) questions that allow South Korean gamers to rate Tree of Savior from different factors.
Gaming news website MMOSite.com started an event called the MMOSite Annual Reader’s Choice Awards 2015. Tree of Savior has been nominated for Favorite MMORPG, Most Anticipated Game and Best Graphics Awards. Voting has already begun.
Last year, Tree of Savior won the Best Online Gaming Award & Best Art Award in G-Star 2014.
Since the beginning of Tree of Savior project in 2009, many things have happened. Our website’s Tree of Savior timeline records all the important announcements and updates about the game. Out of 31 events (at the time of writing), 26 or 86% of all the events happened in 2014. There is no doubt that 2014 is the most fruitful year yet for Tree of Savior.
Warpportal.com, a website operated by Gravity Interactive, Inc. (Gravity US) has secretly censored the word “Tree of Savior” and the acronym “TOS” in the forum. The word filter built into the website will automatically filter “Tree of Savior” as “Ragnarok Online” and “TOS” as “Ragnarok Online 2”.
Competitive Gaming or Electronic Sports (eSports) is rapidly growing in the sport industry. A report in 2013 estimates US$71.5 million in viewership and US$25 million in prize money. MOBA title, Dota 2 “The International” tournament’s prize money was US$2.87 million in 2013. In 2014, it quickly quadrupled to nearly US$11 million. Naturally, game developers would love to tap into this exponentially growing market and essentially create a new sport.
With CBT getting nearer and nearer, there are still many unanswered questions about the upcoming Tree of Savior Game. One of them is which payment model will IMC Games adopt during the release of the game. Will Tree of Savior’s payment model be P2P, F2P or B2P (subscription based)? In this article, we will compare all three payment models, research the MMO business trends and let you (yes our readers) decide which payment model is best.
IMC Games has been pretty much silent about Tree of Savior for the first half October, only four patch notes throughout the month. So, I decided to find out which country is the most hyped about Tree of Savior. We all know Tree of Savior is developed in South Korea, but as far as Google is concerned, South Koreans are not the most hyped about Tree of Savior.
Having spent decades playing video games, I have seen countless games come and go. The games that I can still remember usually have something “representable“, something that brings back memories of the past. Usually this memory is tied closely to a mascot. According to Wikipedia, a mascot can be a person, animal or object that brings luck or to represent a group with common public identity (a brand). Since we are a Tree of Savior game website, let us examine TOS’s mascot, the Tree of Savior.