Codemasters has announced that the fourth Archlord server with its unique PvP rule set will open in early November. To celebrate the launch of Cyripus, a special event will be held during the opening to give newly created characters on the server the opportunity to win in-game prizes.
Also, the game's next update, called only Episode 4 at this time, is due out in 2009. Teaser screenshots can be found in our gallery . Keep reading below for more information on the PvP server and some concept art from the development team.
Here's some more information on the upcoming PvP server, taken from this post .
The rule set introduces the chance to loot the items of your enemies when you defeat them in combat, with various different criteria affecting the chance including character status as shown below.
Normal Character - Low
First Attacker - Low
Rogue Level 1 - Medium
Rogue Level 2 - Medium
Rogue Level 3 - High
And here's some concept art for the Episode 4 update (don't forget to check out our gallery for screenshots):