After 13 years RuneScape gets its first ever expansion pack

By Dave Owen
11 August 2014 14:15 GMT

Jagex’s MMORPG RuneScape has evolved numerous times in its long lifespan, but now its getting its first full expansion pack in the form of The Lost City of the Elves.


It introduces the elf city of Prifddinas, the largest in the game, and promises ‘hundreds of hours of new gameplay’ by offering a new campaign, mini-games, weapons, and more. It will also wrap up the decade-spanning Elf Quest campaign.

The Elf Quest series started in 2002, and saw frequent new instalments until a long gap between 2005’s Mourning’s End Part 2 and the most recent entry Within the Light in 2009.

“Launching the Lost City of the Elves is a landmark in the history of this extraordinary game. We’ve captured the imagination of hundreds of millions of players for the past 13 years, and so many of them have been waiting for this city,” said David Osborne, senior narrative designer of RuneScape. “Developing this high level, aspirational Lost City of the Elves expansion pack has been a huge responsibility, but tremendously fun for the entire team.”

RuneScape is free-to-play, and high level players can make their way to Prifddinas from today.

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