MechWarrior Online getting a Spider Mech and weekend Double XP event

Piranha Games released a Spider Mech in MechWarrior Online today that players can test out now or use in a double XP event taking place this weekend.

The Spider Mech is the latest Light Mech to be added to the MechWarrior Online store. It boasts eight jumpjets, unmatched turning radius and is one of the quickest mechs in the game. The Spider Mech is available now and players will be able to earn double XP with it this weekend.

The three-day double XP gaming event, which runs from Friday Jan. 18 to Jan. 21, will give players the opportunity to earn double XP over the course of the weekend. The event will kick off at 1 p.m. ET on the Friday and conclude at 1 p.m. ET on Monday. Content updates are also expected between now and Jan. 22, with details of the upcoming content viewable here.

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