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Release Dates

Episodes are the major content updates for this game. There are supposed to be 5 episodes and the 4 additional episodes are supposed to be released in subsequent years after the initial game release, which is currently estimated to be some time in 2017. This page will contain the overview of the episode releases only. The Patch Notes can be found here.

Episode 1[edit]

Release 1[edit]

Main article: Release 1

Pre-Alpha Release 1 took place on December 12, 2013 @ 10:30 Central - December 16, 2013 @ 10:00 Central.

Players tested the Install / Patching system, Login / Registration, Character Creation, Single Player Online, Owl’s Head, Conversation, Bag Inventory, Equipment, House Claiming, House Decorating, and Metrics.

Release 2[edit]

Main article: Release 2

Pre-Alpha Release 2 took place on January 23, 2014 @ 10:00 - January 27, 2014 @ 10:00 Central.

Players tested Crafting, Kingsport, List Inventory, Character Customization++, Jumping, Run Speed, Mac & Linux, and Recipe Log.

Release 3[edit]

Main article: Release 3

Pre-Alpha Release 3 took place on February 20, 2014 @ 10:00 - February 25, 2014 @ 15:48 Central.

Players tested Open Multiplayer Online, Chat, Emotes, Braemar, Shopping, Configurable Controls, Crafting Improvements (Auto Place, Take All, Starter Recipes, Recipe Status, More Recipes), Walking, Friends & Anti-Friends (Blocking), Player Housing in SPO, Player Made Music, and Ladders.

Release 4[edit]

Main article: Release 4

Pre-Alpha Release 4 took place on March 27, 2014[1]

Players tested Performance Optimizations, Overworld Map System, 10 Scenes in the Hidden Vale, Combat: auto attack only, Quests, Loot, Crafting: Resource Gathering, Player Housing, Parties, Mac/Linux Patching, Swimming, Jumping.

Release 5[edit]

Main article: Release 5

Pre-Alpha Release 5 took place on April 24, 2014[2]

Players tested Combat and Magic Skills, Journal, Compass, Overland Map and new Housing.

Release 6[edit]

Main article: Release 6

Pre-Alpha Release 6 took place on May 22, 2014[2]

This release added few new features, choosing instead to work on polish and enhancement to existing features.

Release 7[edit]

Main article: Release 7

Pre-Alpha Release 7 took place on June 26, 2014[2]

The release added skill sigils, decks, and player-vs-player combat.

Release 8[edit]

Main article: Release 8

Release 8 took place on July 24, 2014[3]

First PVP Release, RTX Attendee Access, Alienware Arena Access.

Release 9[edit]

Main article: Release 9

Release 9 took place on August 21, 2014[3]

Additional PVP, Combat skills, Durability and repair, Minimap system

Release 10[edit]

Main article: Release 10

Release 10 took place on September 25, 2014[3]

This release added a few new features, including a Challenge Dungeon and in-game quest, however was focused on polish and enhancement to existing features.

Release 11[edit]

Main article: Release 11

Release 11 took place on October 23, 2014[3]

Steam integration, Character advancement, Control points NPC Conversations[4]

24/7 test with extended uptime.

Release 12[edit]

Main article: Release 12

Release 12 took place on November 20, 2014[3]

Skill trainers, Housing deeds, Skilled crafting, Guilds, Banks, Encumbrance, Tutorials, Pledge rewards[4]

24/7 uptime announced[5]

Steam Early Access[edit]

Main article: Greenlight

Steam Early Access will begin on Monday, November 24 at 10:00 AM Central Time (16:00 UTC)[5]

Release 13[edit]

Main article: Release 13

Release 13 took place on December 18, 2014[3]

Steam integration, Shared property, Crafting events, Dyable clothing, Wandering encounters, Teachable emotes Player books[4]

Release 14[edit]

Main article: Release 14

Release 14 took place on January 29, 2015[3]

Unity 5, Banks, Encumbrance, Pledges Tied to Game Account[6]

Release 15[edit]

Main article: Release 15

Release 15 took place on February 26, 2015[3]

Roving encounters, Player Titles, Emote “Teaching[6]

Release 16[edit]

Main article: Release 16

Release 16 took place on March 26, 2015[3]

Steam Achievements, Crafting Events, Player Made Books, Localization[6]

Release 17[edit]

Main article: Release 17

Release 17 took place on April 30, 2015[3]

Release 18[edit]

Main article: Release 18

Release 18 took place on May 21, 2015[3]

Release 19[edit]

Main article: Release 19

Release 19 took place on June 25, 2015[3]

Release 20[edit]

Main article: Release 20

Release 20 took place on July 30, 2015[3]

Release 21[edit]

Main article: Release 21

Release 21 took place on August 27, 2015[3]

Release 22[edit]

Main article: Release 22

Release 22 took place on September 24, 2015[3]

Release 23[edit]

Main article: Release 23

Release 23 took place on October 29, 2015[3]

Release 24[edit]

Main article: Release 24

Release 24 took place on November 19, 2015[3]

Release 25[edit]

Main article: Release 25

Release 25 took place on December 17, 2015[3]

  • Guild Warfare
  • Multiple Characters
  • Agriculture

Release 26[edit]

Main article: Release 26

Release 26 took place on January 28, 2016[3]

  • Full Wipe
  • Public Gardens
  • Chaos Daemon
  • Towns of Aerie and Resolute
  • Chinese New Year and Valentine’s Day Content

Release 27[edit]

Main article: Release 27

Release 27 is scheduled for February 25, 2016[3]

  • Item Use Logging
  • Paladis Shardfall
  • Character and Animation Polish
  • More Recipes
  • PoT Templates: Forested Plain, Cobblestone Free variations of 01 templates
  • Carnival / Mardi Gras Content

Release 28[edit]

Main article: Release 28

Release 28 is scheduled for March 16, 2016[3]

  • Dungeons of Malice and Skrekk Caverns
  • Skill Unlearning
  • Single Player Offline Features
  • PoT Template: Mountain
  • Performance and Polish
  • Spring Holiday Content

Release 29[edit]

Main article: Release 29

Release 29 is scheduled for April 29, 2016[3]

  • Artifice Dungeon
  • Towns of Brittany and Valhold
  • Crafting Skills
  • Full Wipe
  • Lot Selection Features
  • Balance, Performance, Polish

Release 30[edit]

Main article: Release 30

Release 30 is scheduled for May 26, 2016[3]

  • Confluence
  • Novia Overworld Cleanup
  • Balance, Performance, Polish

Release 31[edit]

Main article: Release 31

Release 31 is scheduled for June 30, 2016[3]

  • Balance, Performance, Polish

Release 32[edit]

Main article: Release 32

Release 32 is scheduled for July 28, 2016[3]

  • Final Wipe
  • Lot Selection

Episode 1 Officially Released[edit]

Estimated Release Date: After July 2016

Episode 2[edit]

Estimated 1-2 Years after Episode 1

Episode 3[edit]

Estimated 1-2 Years after Episode 2

Episode 4[edit]

Estimated 1-2 Years after Episode 3

Episode 5[edit]

Estimated 1-2 Years after Episode 4

References[edit]

  1. Early Access Schedule, https://www.shroudoftheavatar.com/forum/index.php?threads/early-access-schedule.3875/
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Early Access Schedule Update Releases 4-7, https://www.shroudoftheavatar.com/forum/index.php?threads/early-access-schedule-update-releases-4-7.8124/
  3. 3.00 3.01 3.02 3.03 3.04 3.05 3.06 3.07 3.08 3.09 3.10 3.11 3.12 3.13 3.14 3.15 3.16 3.17 3.18 3.19 3.20 3.21 3.22 3.23 3.24 Upcoming Events, https://www.shroudoftheavatar.com/?page_id=35475
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Q4 Schedule, https://www.shroudoftheavatar.com/forum/index.php?threads/q4-schedule.15280
  5. 5.0 5.1 Release 12 Instructions, https://www.shroudoftheavatar.com/forum/index.php?threads/release-12-instructions.16840/
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Darkstarr, First Quarter 2015 Schedule Update

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