Sony Online Entertainment and the Vanguard team have posted a new blog on the official site laying out some of the details for the upcoming F2P-hybrid subscription model of the game. Included in the news is the announcement that the new version will officially kick off on August 14th.
Some of the more notable changes include:
New Website: Our official website has received a major facelift and has a new URL – http://www.vanguardthegame.com.
Vanguard Marketplace: The Vanguard Marketplace offers several categories to browse – Services, Mounts and Pets, Appearance and Equipment, and Housing.
Starting Areas Revamp: New characters will now start one of the following starting areas: Cliffs of Ghelgad, Tanvu, Three Rivers Village, Tursh Village, or the Isle of Dawn.
Removed Class Restrictions: We removed the class restrictions for all races. You can now create that special combination of character that you dreamed about making!