Q: What in a nutshell is the backstory of Ashes of Creation?
Q: What are the races in Ashes of Creation?
Q: What classes are in game?
Q: What is the schedule for the game going forward?
Q: What are "Nodes"?
Q: What Types of PvE will there be?
A: Instanced, and open world raids, world bosses, questing, and events, Caravan Transports (which will also be PvP).
Q: What types of PvP will there be?
A: There will be open world PvP, there will be "Caravan Conflicts", "Sea Battles", "Arena", "castle sieges", there will be "node sieges".
Q: How will this game be monetized?
A: Ashes of creation will have a 15 USD a month subscription fee and no box cost. There is a cosmetics shop however with new cosmetics that are only on the market for one month (these cosmetics are just skins).
Q: Will this MMORPG have Pay to win mechanics (exp potions, powerful weapons/armor for purchase, advancement purchasable)?
A: No Steven Kick-started this project with the goal of making the MMORPG he always wanted to play.
Q: How large will the world be?
A: 480 km² (requiring approx 24 hours to travel across on foot) This does not include the underground territories(100km²) which will exist as an additional portion of map.
Q: Will there be Region Locking?
A: No (as substantiated by intrepid 8/24/18)