World of Fishing MMO Enters Open Beta

Insel Games have launched the open beta for their fishing MMO, World of Fishing.

The game is a fully realized fishing MMO in that you can customize your avatar, start out with basic gear and just work your way up to tracking down massive sea-creatures. There are over 30 locations from around the world, as well as a huge variety of 360+ fish types.

Each fish “battle” pans out in real-time, where you can wrestle against the game’s realistic AI – with the developers saying the combination of challenging yet entertaining gameplay is as close to the “real thing” as possible.

If you’re interesting in giving World of Fishing a try, head on over to their official website.

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  • Azure

    Why is this so un/appealing at the same time? I could imagine this game getting really addictive once you push through the 1st hour of the game or something.

  • Mr0303

    Any fisherman worth his salt knows that you shouldn’t wear bright colours while fishing.

    I don’t know why this is a MMO, but kudos to the devs for trying something like that.

  • dogmentation

    I’d give this a try, but I can’t pry myself away from Paint Drying Simulator 2015. My guild there is kind of a big deal.

  • Isaac Sadler

    Hope this does well, if people see other types of MMO’s working maybe they would be more likely to try something new rather then make WoW clone #9000

  • Jack

    Chill games like this are cool as hell, don’t even lie

  • I’m not really sure what to think of this. I’ve always thought fishing games were kind of silly, I mean it’s just fishing. But making it an MMO?…talk about bizarre. I gotta give props to the devs though, trying something different with an MMO. Though honestly if an MMOG isn’t an A.S.S.F.A.G.G.O.T. or the typical MMORPG, it’s already accomplished something.

  • ReaperX30

    Will be a nice change from killing monsters or whatever. I’ll give this a try.

  • Tubsiwub

    “Unrivaled. realistic animations” …excuse me? I’ve definitely seen better…

  • John Tesh

    I hope it’s a big hit.

  • FalseTragedian

    I don’t know how well MMO fishing will work as a concept, but I can definitely see why there’s room in the world for at least one open-world tropical vacation simulator.

  • Richard Miller

    I find MMOs fans are open for most weird games.