SHROUD OF THE AVATAR: FORSAKEN VIRTUES is a multiplayer fantasy RPG that sets the player on a path filled with peril and tough choices as they explore a persistent realm that can be shared with other Avatars. It is the spiritual successor to Richard Garriott’s Ultima games.
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December 7

Avatar’s Update #309: Release 61 on QA & Dungeon Tour Livestream Today!



Greetings Fellow Avatars!

Highlights of this week's update include:
  • Release 61 on QA
  • Player Made Dungeon Tour Today
  • In the News: Shroud as Parkinson's Therapy
  • Crown Migration for Release 61
  • 50% Item Fridays & 20% Crown Weekends Holiday Sales
  • Winter 2018 Items Appear
  • Winter Recurring Items Return!
  • Automatic Redemption of Rewards Release 62
  • Upgrading Bundles with Crowns (ends 12/21)
  • Elven, Obsidian, & Shogun Expirations
  • Shroud of the Avatar Boxed Editions $40 off Holiday Sale!
  • Release 60 Livestream (YouTube)
  • Shroud of the Avatar Rewards Program
  • Weekend Sale: Winter
  • Upcoming Events Calendar
  • Community Event: Advent Calendar 2018
  • Community Event: Boogie Nights Christmas Style
  • Community Event: Daily Yule-Market at Dracheninsel
  • Community Event: Grinch's December Pacu Fishing Adventure
  • Community Event: 3rd Annual Holiday Party for All!
  • Community Event: Novia Market R60 Grandmaster Bundles
  • Community Event: Novia Market 1st Annual Yuletide Giveaway
  • Community Event: Welcome Quest Release 60
  • Meretz: Win a Replenishing Fireworks Mega Set
  • Project to Support: Underworld Ascendant
  • Project to Support: Lore Finder
  • Resources: Players Helping Players


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November 30

Avatar’s Update #308: R60 Livestream Today + Viking, Kobold, & Spooky Expirations Last Day!



Greetings Fellow Avatars!

Highlights of this week's update include:
  • Release 60 Livestream Today (Cornucopia)
  • Viking & Kobold Expirations (Last Day!)
  • Spooky Expirations (Last Day!)
  • Crown Migration for Release 61
  • 50% Item Fridays & 20% Crown Weekends Holiday Sales
  • Winter 2018 Items Appear
  • Winter Recurring Items Return!
  • Automatic Redemption of Rewards Release 61
  • Upgrading Bundles with Crowns (ends 12/21)
  • Elven, Obsidian, & Shogun Expirations
  • Shroud of the Avatar Boxed Editions $40 off Holiday Sale!
  • Shroud of the Avatar Rewards Program
  • Weekend Sale: Patterns
  • Upcoming Events Calendar
  • Community Event: Grinch's December Pacu Fishing Adventure
  • Community Event: 3rd Annual Holiday Party for All!
  • Community Event: Novia Market R60 Grandmaster Bundles
  • Community Event: Novia Market 1st Annual Yuletide Giveaway
  • Community Event: Welcome Quest Release 60
  • Community Event: The Stone Dragon Player Quest
  • Meretz: Win a Replenishing Fireworks Mega Set
  • Project to Support: Underworld Ascendant
  • Project to Support: Moustache of the Avatar
  • Project to Support: Lore Finder
  • Resources: Players Helping Players


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About This Game

WHAT IS SHROUD OF THE AVATAR?



Shroud of the Avatar: Forsaken Virtues is a multiplayer fantasy RPG and the spiritual successor to Richard Garriott’s wildly successful Ultima and Ultima Online games.

Shroud of the Avatar is about testing one’s character on a path filled with peril and tough decisions. Player actions carry meaningful consequences within the deep and persistent world of New Britannia by either upholding or breaking the Principles of Truth, Love, and Courage.

Shroud of the Avatar is developed by the veteran Portalarium team that includes Richard "Lord British" Garriott, the creator of the Ultima series, Starr Long, the original Director of Ultima Online, and Tracy Hickman, the author of the beloved Dragonlance Novels and Dungeons & Dragons modules.

KEY FEATURES



As a revival of the classical in-depth RPG, Shroud of the Avatar binds together many of the key features that made the Ultima series so popular:

  • A far reaching story written in collaboration with celebrated fantasy author Tracy Hickman, where players are confronted with ethical choices based on Virtues and Principles.
  • Multiple MMO gameplay features combined to offer a unique, shared online experience set within a persistent sandbox world.
  • The ability to create a classless avatar allows for distinct play styles and uniquely specialized builds.
  • Wide-reaching freedom to explore a living, breathing fantasy world enriched by a player-driven crafting and economic system.
  • Players can opt to play solo or with friends, owning their own houses or even entire towns, and sign up and cooperate within various in-game guilds.
  • Pay Once to Play with no subscription fees.

AVAILABLE PLAY MODES



  • Single Player Offline: Enjoy the full game experience without the need for an internet connection. Recruit NPC companions to accompany you on your travels and aid you in times of need. Your online Avatar will not share the progress of your offline Avatar; you advance on different tracks through the story due to interacting differently with the world.
  • Single Player Online: Play the game at your own pace while still being able to interact with the persistent works of other players, such as vendors, houses and player-owned towns.
  • Party Mode Online: Explore New Britannia with your friends and tell new stories together. Interact with the persistent works of other players, such as vendors, houses, and player-owned towns.
  • Multiplayer Online: Experience the vibrant world of Shroud of the Avatar and trade, fight, and converse with thousands of other players, all playing on the same server.

THE FUTURE



Portalarium is committed to roll out regular monthly content releases post-launch and will continue to collaborate with the players to further improve gameplay.

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 7 64 bit or newer
    • Processor: Quad Core 2.4 GHz or faster
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: DirectX 11 Compatible NVIDIA 960 / AMD 560
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 22 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 10
    • Processor: Quad Core 2.8GHz or faster
    • Memory: 12 GB RAM
    • Graphics: DirectX11 Compatible AMD Radeon R9 / NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 22 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Performance significantly improved with an SSD
    Minimum:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: 10.8.5 (Mountain Lion), 10.9 (Mavericks)
    • Processor: Quad Core 2.4 GHz or faster
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: DirectX 11 Compatible NVIDIA 960 / AMD 560
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 22 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: 10.11 (El Capitan)
    • Processor: 2.4 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo (Dual-Core)
    • Memory: 12 GB RAM
    • Graphics: DirectX 11 Compatible NVIDIA GTX 1070 / ATI Radeon HD 5870
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 22 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Performance significantly improved with an SSD
    Minimum:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Ubuntu 10.10 or newer officially but most linux flavors supported
    • Processor: Quad Core 2.4 GHz or faster
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: DirectX 11 Compatible NVIDIA 960 / AMD 560
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 22 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Ubuntu 10.10 or newer officially but most linux flavors supported
    • Processor: Quad Core Processor 2.8GHz or faster
    • Memory: 12 GB RAM
    • Graphics: DirectX 11 Compatible NVIDIA GTX 1070 / ATI Radeon HD 5870
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 22 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Performance significantly improved with an SSD

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