Can you believe it’s already December? Where has the year gone!? With that in mind, it’s time to start taking a look at the yearly MMO Winter events. With lots of loot and fun things to do they’re a wonderful distraction from normal gaming. Unless of course, you’re a Grinch.
Aion EU – Solorius Festival – November 29 – January 3
The snow is out and the scent of gingerbread fills the air. The Shugos are in a festive mood which means it’s time for the Lucky Dice game to be rolled out. Every day until December 20th you have the opportunity to win amazing prizes. After Lucky Dice ends Shugo Game begins. Win prizes like Archangel Wings, Kasika’s Shackles, and a Shugo Edition Illusion Godstone Bundle. They will also hold several single day events throughout December along with boosts to crafting, AP, and drops in Nosra/Esterra.
Guild Wars 2 – Wintersday
The exact dates of Wintersday haven’t been released yet but anyone who has played Guild Wars 2 knows what is coming. We know for sure that Toypocalypse will be making a return this year as the devs have said that for the first time you’ll be able to enter it as an organized group. There will also be Snowball Mayhem, Bell Choir Ensemble, the WinterWonderland jumping puzzle, and Tixx’s Infiniarium. Will there be anything new this year? We’ll find out soon.
Wildstar – Winterfest – December 18 – January 1
No details have been revealed about Winterfest yet. But we know when it will take place. Prior to Winterfest, from December 8 – 15 the Residential Renovation Challenge will be taking place. You can also look forward to the Double XP X-Plosion event which will take place from December 29 – January 1.
World of Warcraft – Winter Veil
Things rarely change much in the World of Warcraft winter holiday so it’s pretty easy to know what’s coming. You’ll have the usual seasonal goodies and achievements. There will be quests to complete and snowball fights to take part in. The dates for this event haven’t been announced yet, but they’ll be here before we know it.
Stay tuned for more information on MMO winter events as we receive updates! Have we missed any? Let us know in the comments below.