Issues

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Overview

Issues are large game updates to the City of Heroes game. There were smaller updates that occurred between the larger "Issues", but these were usually for special events or to fix various bugs or exploits, to tweak game performance, etc.

Since the launch of Homecoming, Issues have been broken up into smaller Page updates.

Issues

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Release Timeline

Issue Number Issue Title Release Date
Original Release   Wednesday, April 28, 2004 (a.k.a. Issue 0)
Issue 1 Through the Looking Glass Tuesday, June 29, 2004 (62 days later)
Issue 2 A Shadow of the Past Thursday, September 16, 2004 (79 days later)
Issue 3 A Council of War Tuesday, January 4, 2005 (110 days later)
Issue 4 Colosseum Wednesday, May 4, 2005 (120 days later)
Issue 5 Forest of Dread Wednesday, August 31, 2005 (119 days later)
Issue 6 Along Came a Spider Thursday, October 27, 2005 (57 days later) (jointly released with City of Villains)
Issue 7 Destiny Manifest Tuesday, June 6, 2006 (222 days later)
Issue 8 To Protect and Serve Tuesday, November 28, 2006 (175 days later)
Issue 9 Breakthrough Tuesday, May 1, 2007 (154 days later)
Issue 10 Invasion Tuesday, July 24, 2007 (84 days later)
Issue 11 A Stitch in Time Wednesday, November 28, 2007 (123 days later)
Issue 12 Midnight Hour Tuesday, May 20, 2008 (174 days later)
Issue 13 Power and Responsibility Tuesday, December 2, 2008 (196 days later)
Issue 14 Architect Wednesday, April 8, 2009 (127 days later) (jointly released with Architect Edition)
Issue 15 Anniversary Monday, June 29, 2009 (82 days later)
Issue 16 Power Spectrum Tuesday, September 15, 2009 (78 days later)
Issue 17 Dark Mirror Wednesday, April 28, 2010 (225 days later)
Issue 18 Shades of Gray Monday, August 16, 2010 (110 days later) (jointly released with Going Rogue)
Issue 19 Alpha Strike Tuesday, November 30, 2010 (106 days later)
Issue 19.5 Strike Pack Tuesday, February 1, 2011 (63 days later)
Issue 20 Incarnates Tuesday, April 5, 2011 (63 days later, or 126 days from the previous full issue)
Issue 20.5 Incarnates Ascend Tuesday, June 28, 2011 (84 days later)
Issue 21 Convergence Tuesday, September 13, 2011 (77 days later, or 161 days from the previous full issue) (jointly released with City of Heroes Freedom)
Issue 21.5 Media Blitz Tuesday, December 6, 2011 (85 days later)
Issue 22 Death Incarnate Tuesday, March 6, 2012 (91 days later, or 176 days from the previous full issue)
Issue 23 Where Shadows Lie Thursday, May 31, 2012 (87 days later)
Issue 24 Resurgence City of Heroes Freedom was cancelled before Issue 24 was released to live
City of Heroes Resurgence launched using the latest Issue 24 Open Beta build
Issue 25 Unbroken Spirit

Issue 25 - Patch Notes for 2014: All the patch notes that have been added between January 19th, 2014 and December 31st, 2014.
Issue 25 - Patch Notes for 2015: All the patch notes that have been added in 2015.
Issue 25 - Patch Notes for 2016: All the patch notes that have been added in 2016.
Issue 25 - Patch Notes for 2017: All the patch notes that have been added in 2017.
Issue 25 - Patch Notes for 2018: All the patch notes that have been added in 2018.

Issue 26 Homecoming

Issue 26 - Saturday, April 20, 2019
Page 1 - Thursday, May 16, 2019
Page 2 - Wednesday, June 5, 2019
Page 3 - Tuesday, October 1, 2019
Page 4 - Thursday, January 23, 2020
Page 5 - Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Issue 27 Second Chances Page 1 - TBA

For a quick timeline comparison, various important dates in the history of the game are listed below:

Event Name Date of Event
City of Heroes, NA April 28, 2004
City of Heroes, EU February 4, 2005
City of Villains, NA & EU October 31, 2005
Paragon Studios created November 6, 2007
Going Rogue, NA & EU August 17, 2010
City of Heroes Freedom September 13, 2011
Paragon Studios Closed August 31, 2012
City of Heroes Shut Down November 30, 2012
Homecoming: City of Heroes April 24, 2019