RuneScape 3 is a large collection of new features added to the existing game, released on 22 July 2013, included a reworked orchestrated soundtrack, a new customisable user interface, and new camera controls.
RuneScape takes place in the world of Gielinor, a medieval fantasy realm divided into different kingdoms, regions, and cities.Players can travel throughout Gielinor via a number of methods including on foot, magical spells, or charter ships.Each region offers different types of monsters, resources, and quests to challenge players. The game's fictional universe has also been explored through a tie-in video game on another of its maker's websites, FunOrb, Armies of Gielinor, and the novels Betrayal at Falador,Return to Canifis,and Legacy of Blood.
Features included in the RuneScape 3 update:
- An HTML5-based client, including increased draw distance,improved texture filters,a new lighting engine, skyboxes, and Game controller support.
- Improved weather effects for environments where they already existed.
- Customisable interfaces.
- Improved audio.
- New community website and hiscores.
- A new focus on player-driven storylines,featuring world events over a 3 month period.