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Weekly game update: 14th January

  1. Mining and Smithing... one week on
  2. Patch Notes
  3. Birthday Competitions
  4. Premier Club
  5. Lootscape
  6. Livestreams this week
  7. Pink Skirt Events
  8. Jagex IP on mobile apps

Mining and Smithing... one week on

To say it's been a week of celebration would be an understatement, with RuneScape having turned 18 and the Mining & Smithing update releasing! The team are still hard at work fixing issues that have come up since the release, but we're delighted that players seem so happy with the changes we've introduced. As always you can find the full details of what has changed in our patch notes.

With all that in mind, we won't keep you long as no doubt you have Mining & Smithing gains to make!

Patch Notes

All the patch notes for this weeks update can be found here.

18th Birthday Competitions

Over the course of January we will be giving away lots of very special prizes to celebrate our adventurous 18 years with you all. Here's what to expect:

  • Forums: Celebrate 18 years of Gielinorian adventures by winning a very special trip to the Jagex offices. Discover where Gielinor was born, and how we make it better every day. Meet the JMods and live a truly unique moment you'll never forget! Ends January 31st.
  • Twitter: Share our competition tweet for a chance to win our freshly released RuneScape OST Classics and Orchestral Collection (CD & Vinyl). Ends January 20th.
  • Discord: Post your stories and screens (achievements, fails, funny moments, gorgeous screenshots etc) on the "#18th-birthday-competition" channel for a chance to win signed goodies. Ends January 27th.
  • And last but not least, throughout January we'd love you to share your favourite RS screens with the #RuneScape18Years hashtag on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram Ė or via competitions@jagex.com Ė for a chance to win a unique hand-painted 3D-printed figurine of Hans, the first ever NPC to see the light of day in RuneScape. Ends January 31st.

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    Premier Club 2019

    Don't forget that this yearís Premier Club is now available, representing the best-value yearly RuneScape membership package you can get!

    Perks include the stat-boosting Premier Club Artefact, free daily keys, Premier Club Reward Tokens and, on the highest level Gold tier, loads of extras such as access to the Premier Club Vault, VIP Premier World, VIP Premier forum, badges for forum/chat and a monthly prize draw. Gold members also get the new Valkyrie outfit complete with wings and an assortment of weapons!

    Throughout all the duration of Premier Club, weíre also offering you the chance to win a Chillblast Gaming PC and 6 months of RuneScape membership. All you have to do is follow the links below and fill in the competition form. Itís as simple as that!

    RS Winter Sweepstake - WIN a Chillblast Gaming PC + 6 Month Membership

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    LootScape

    If youíve been watching our livestreams, you must know that itís a great opportunity to grab some awesome in-game prizes. Each and every stream watched in January will give you a guaranteed random drop from one of the following: Prismatic small fallen star, Prismatic medium fallen star, Prismatic small lamp, Prismatic medium lamp, Spirit Ruby, Spirit Diamond, Advanced Pulse Core, Spring, Silverhawk down, Medium DG Token Box, Small DG Token Box, Uncut Dragonstone, Large Cash Bag, Medium Cash Bag or Small Cash Bag.

    Exciting isnít it?! So donít wait up - connect your RS account to your Twitch account and find out more here. Once thatís done, have fun and watch our streams during the day for a guaranteed drop.

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    Live streams this week

    Each week, we host developer Q&As, exclusive in-game first looks and more. And itís all live on our Twitch channel, join us! Missed a stream? Donít worry, we keep them all on our YouTube channel. Be sure to Subscribebe the first to know.

    Tuesday, January 15th Ė 17:00 UTC (Game Time) Ė Content Showcase: Combat Week Preview

    Living your Scaping life by the sword? Canít resist a good skirmish? Then you donít want to miss this live stream. In just one week weíll be adding a whole bunch of great Combat-focused updates to the game, and nowís the time to give you an exclusive first look of those. Donít miss it!

    LootScape will be enabled (see all details above).

    Sunday, January 20th Ė 19:00 UTC (Game Time) Ė PvM with Mod Lee

    Our resident PvM expert Mod Lee knows no fear and heís ready to take you all on another round of boss mass this Sunday. From Vorago to the Kalphite King, the Corporeal Beast and the Angel of Death, if youíve got a set to complete, an achievement to unlock, or simply want to hang out with friends and slay some, this is the place and time!

    LootScape will be enabled (see all details above).

    Pink skirts Events

    Of course, adventures continue in Gielinor even when we're too busy (PKing) creating the adventures of tomorrow. Our PMods are here to welcome you in a range of PvM Boss Masses, Events and Q&As each week. Check out all the community events organised by the Pink Skirts on their official schedule here

    Jagex IP on mobile apps

    We have made some changes to how people can utilize the Jagex IP on mobile apps. Please see this article for further details.


    The RuneScape team