Upcoming updates

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Update roadmap as of December 2022.

This page is a list of updates coming to RuneScape.

Schedule[edit | edit source]

The dates and specific order of the updates are based on official announcements and estimates from Jagex. It is possible that an update will not be released within the listed time frame.

2023[edit | edit source]

Timeframe Update
January 31 End of Frank's Free Chest event (no more earning pirate keys)
End of the January Sales
February 1 Frank's Free Chest opens - players can now claim rewards from it
5 Removal of Yak Coins
6 Last day to claim the January Prime Gaming rewards
Mid New storyline: Fort Forinthry, featuring King Roald and Queen Ellamaria and including skilling, questing and combat.[1]
28 Last day to collect rewards from Frank's Free Chest
Unknown Jagex Accounts: expanding eligibility for the beta to more players
March Unknown Jagex Accounts: open beta for all players to upgrade their RS accounts to a Jagex account
May 6 RuneScape: Untold Tales of the God Wars (Free Comic Book Day edition)[2][3]
November Unknown RuneScape Kingdoms: Shadow of Elvarg
N/A New skill Necromancy
Maximum cash limit increase for Grand Exchange offers and the money pouch
New Construction training method[4] The player will be tasked with building a fort to the north-east of Varrock. There, they will be able to process Construction materials into full buildings, and then go on to upgrade their facilities into higher tiers for improved benefits. The four buildings are:
  • Chapel - a place to train the Prayer skill
  • Workshop - presumably where building materials will be assembled
  • Command Centre - where you'll run the place
  • Town Hall - a place to rest up and earn some bonus XP that can be shared between skills.
Auras pausing on logout
Full release of Jagex Launcher
  • Creation of new Jagex accounts
  • Converting RuneScape accounts to Jagex accounts
  • Merging into a single account
Publication of RuneScape: Untold Tales of the God Wars, a four-part comic series[2]
Publication of more comics, graphic novels, original fiction, and colouring books for the RuneScape franchise, including RuneScape and Old School RuneScape, by Titan Comics.[5]
Publication of a RuneScape tabletop roleplaying game (TTRPG) core rulebook by Steamforged Games.[6]
The Elder God Wars quest series reorganisation[7]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. ^ A message from the Wilderness. 10 December 2022.*
  2. ^ a b Jagex. @ComicsTitan's Twitter account. 17 November 2022. (Archived from the original on 11 December 2022.) @ComicsTitan: ".@Jagex bring their legendary fantasy video game IP, @RuneScape, to comics - in May 2023 with a @Freecomicbook 2023 edition which will lead directly into a four-part comic series called RuneScape: Untold Tales of the God Wars, in 2023! https://freecomicbookday.com/Article/265288"
  3. ^ Jagex. @ComicsTitan's Twitter account. 17 November 2022. (Archived from the original on 17 November 2022.) @ComicsTitan: "Written by acclaimed writer, @RyanOSullivan, this comic will launch exclusively in comic shops on May 6th 2023, and will explore the rich and vibrant world of Gielinor - home to humans, elves, dwarves and dragonkin alike. Look out for more info on this exciting release soon!"
  4. ^ A message from the Wilderness. 11 December 2022.*
  5. ^ Jagex. @ComicsTitan's Twitter account. 21 October 2022. (Archived from the original on 11 December 2022.) @ComicsTitan: "BREAKING! Titan, and game developer @Jagex are delighted to announce a multi-platform publishing program of comics, graphic novels, original fiction, and coloring books for the popular fantasy video game franchise, @RuneScape & @OldSchoolRS, in 2023! https://gamesradar.com/titan-will-publish-runescape-comics-and-graphic-novels-starting-in-2023/"
  6. ^ Announcing the RuneScape Tabletop Games. 24 January 2022.*
  7. ^ Jagex. Mod Shrike's Twitter account. 21 October 2022. (Archived from the original on 2 November 2022.) Mod Shrike: "My parting gift for the lore community: I've spent this week re-organising the Elder God Wars quest saga! The previous flow was a bit messy, but whenever this goes live it'll be converted to a linear series from You Are It/Needle Skips all the way to Aftermath."