Elyon emerged as an ambitious venture with a unique twist on the genre. A steampunk-inspired universe that allowed players to explore not only the ground but the skies, Elyon came from the creators of popular titles such as Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds and TERA.
- Developer: Bluehole
- Publisher: Bluehole
- Release Date: 2020 (Shutdown in EU, NA, SEA, and Korea, only available in Japan as of 2023)
- Platforms: PC
- Genre: RvR MMORPG, Steampunk
Elyon’s gameplay marries traditional MMORPG elements with innovative mechanics and a captivating steampunk aesthetic. The game takes place on a planet ravaged by meteorites, where civilization clings to floating island cities.
The steampunk style is not only a thematic choice but a functional one, allowing players to engage with various machinery throughout their journey. The graphics are stunning with dynamic lighting, shadows, and shaders, providing an immersive experience in a meticulously crafted world.
A distinctive feature of Elyon is its ability to combine ground and air gameplay seamlessly. The game’s air content is unique, adding depth and excitement to traditional MMO mechanics.
Players have the opportunity to build and customize houses, which offers an additional layer of engagement and creativity. From building structures to choosing decorative elements, the housing system adds a personal touch to the game.
Elyon offers a wide array of activities, from PvP battles and races to fishing, hunting, and in-game events. This variety keeps the gameplay fresh and engaging.
Crafting is an essential aspect of Elyon, with various professions available, including farming, cooking, and alchemy. Players can craft consumables, clothing, and tools, adding another layer of complexity to the game.
Despite its potential, Elyon faced an untimely closure in most regions. Japan remains the last stronghold, and the game’s future is uncertain.
Elyon System Requirements
- Memory: 8 GB
- Graphics Card: NVIDIA Geforce GTX 760
- CPU: Intel Core i3
- File Size: 40 GB
- OS: Windows 7 (64bit)
- Memory: 16 GB
- Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970
- CPU: Intel Core i5
- File Size: 40 GB
- OS: Windows 10 (64bit)