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Free Trial

Free Trial

A Free Trial for Shroud of the Avatar is walways available.

Get Started Here![edit]

You must create an account before you can login to play the game. A great time to do that is while the game client is downloading and/or installing!

Download Your Preferred Game Client:

Linux (tgz)

Explore hundreds of scenes, talk with thousands of players, adventure through the opening quests, and gain experience and skills as you get used to the world of New Britannia!

Free Trial Gameplay Differences:

  • Max skill level set to 50
  • Start on and limited to the Path of Courage story line
  • The term (Visitor) is appended to their character name
  • Cannot give items to other players via Trade
  • Cannot purchase nor sell items via Player Vendors nor Public Vendors
  • No ownership of property nor use of lot signs
  • Cannot interact with public chests.
  • Cannot move/interact with items on a plot even if they are given permissions.
  • Cannot flag as Open PVP
  • Cannot gain nor create ransom items when you kill or are killed in PVP (in Open PVP zones)
  • Character data may be deleted after Free Trial is over if not upgraded to a paid account
  • Items purchased in the Add On Store cannot be accessed after the Free Trial Period is over unless you purchase Game Access
  • Cannot play in Offline Mode

For those in the Free Trial, we would love your feedback! You can type /bug in the game to report issues in our bug forums or give feedback. We have also opened up of our Feedback Forums. If you have a constructive comment about this release that will help the game to improve, please post it there. You can also say hello in the New Player Forum!

Get Complete Early Access to Shroud of the Avatar![edit]

Having fun in the Free Trial and want to continue your adventures? Get the complete Early Access here! Just some of the great features you will have unlocked are:

  • Episodic Content
  • Single Player Offline Mode
  • Selective Multiplayer Modes
  • Classless Character System
  • Player Driven Economy
  • Skillful Combat
  • PVP
  • Player Housing
  • Full Guild System
  • Player Owned Towns
  • Crowd Sourced & Funded
  • Open Development

NOTE: If you already have game access on your account and would like gift game access to another person, please click the “Send this as a Gift!” button below. Portalarium cannot transfer game access to another account once rewards have been claimed on that account.

For details on the latest build notes and what’s changed from last release, please see the Instructions and Known Issues documents.

Not sure if your computer will run the game? Check out the System Requirements in the game FAQ!

Free Trial Periods[edit]

  • Unlimited free trial began: December 14, 2017[1]
  • Ninth free trial period: November 22 - December 13, 2017[2]
  • Eighth free trial period: November 1 - 15, 2017[3]
  • Seventh free trial period: October 4 - 25, 2017[4]
  • Sixth free trial period: September 7 - 27, 2017[5]
  • Fifth free trial period: August 9 - 30, 2017[6]
  • Fourth free trial period: July 3 - 26, 2017[7]
  • Third free trial period: May 10 - 31, 2017[8]
  • Second free trial period: April 6 - 10, 2017[9]
  • First free trial period: March 3 - 9, 2017[10]

External Links[edit]


  1. Release 49 Instructions
  2. Twitter
  3. Avatar's Update #251: Play Release 47 Now!
  4. Avatar's Update #244: More News with a Fresh Title!
  5. Free Trial Test #6: Sep 7 – 27
  6. Update of the Avatar #238 - 2017.07.28: Free Trial Test #5: Aug 9 – 30
  7. Update of the Avatar #233 - 2017.06.23: New Free Trial Coming Up! July 3-26
  8. Update of the Avatar #226 - 2017.05.05: Free Trial Test 3: May 10 – 31
  9. Update of the Avatar #222 - 2017.04.07: Free Trial Test 2 Begins! This April 6 – 10
  10. Update of the Avatar #217 - 2017.03.03: Free Trial Test: March 3 – 9

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