2016 marks the 3rd anniversary of the release of Old School RuneScape.
The following is an archive of news and updates from 2016, which are copied verbatim from the. Updates in bold indicate game updates.
- 17th - Deadman Season IV - Open Now!
- 14th - Carol's Christmas
- 14th - Deadman Season 4 Changes
- 9th - Deadman Finale Changes
- 8th - Load Test, Tournament World & QOL
- 1st - Ballista Rework & QOL
- 1st - December - The Month Ahead
- 28th - Premier Club - Buy Now
- 24th - Quality of Life & Bugfixes
- 22nd - Premier Club Pricing | 30% Off 12 Months
- 21st - Deadman Winter Invitational Tickets!
- 17th - Great Kourend Rework
- 11th - Deadman Invitational - December 17th
- 10th - Hardcore Ironman Mode
- 9th - Dev Blog: Silver Jewellery & Poll 49
- 4th - High Stakes Last Man Standing
- 3rd - Last Man Standing & QoL
- 2nd - Hardcore Ironman - Coming Nov 10th
- 1st - Dev Blog: Raids Rewards Update
- 1st - November - The Month Ahead
- 28th - Dev Blog: Raids Rewards
- 27th - Deadman Changes & QOL
- 20th - Halloween 2016
- 20th - Hardcore Ironman Mode
- 19th - Dev Blog: Deadman Changes
- 13th - The Ourania Altar
- 7th - October - The Month Ahead
- 6th - The Hill Giant Boss
- 1st - Deadman Season III - Open Now!
- 29th - Duel Arena Improvements
- 26th - Deadman Invitational III
- 23rd - Deadman Invitational III - Live from TwitchCon!
- 22nd - Poll Content & Deadman
- 21st - Dev Blog: Ourania Altar
- 19th - Deadman Invitational III
- 15th - Superior Slayer Encounters
- 8th - The Wintertodt
- 6th - Dev Blog: Deadman Season 3
- 2nd - September - The Month Ahead
- 1st- Skill Pets & Family Pest
- 26th - Dev Blog: Raids Armours & Rewards
- 25th - The Construction Expansion
- 24th - Dev Blog: Duel Arena Changes
- 18th - Elder Beta & Barbarian Assault
- 16th - Dev Blog: Raids Rewards 3
- 11th - Elder Chaos Druid Hood & Junk
- 10th - Dev Blog: Wintertodt Rewards & Superior Slayer
- 5th - Third-Party Clients
- 4th - Last Man Standing
- 2nd - RuneFest 2016 | Golden Gnome Awards
- 2nd - August - The Month Ahead
- 28th - Dragon Spear Changes & Beta 3
- 22nd - Last Man Standing: F2P Beta
- 21st - Broken Armour & Open Beta
- 14th - Hidey Holes & Miniquests
- 13th - Dev Blog: Raids Rewards 2
- 8th - RuneFest 2016 – 17th September | Get Your Tickets
- 6th - Treasure Trail Expansion
- 4th - July - The Month Ahead
- 1st - Last Man Standing Beta Application
- 30th - Item Incinerator
- 28th - Dev Blog: Raid Rewards
- 23rd - In Other News
- 20th - Deadman Invitational II: Now Open
- 17th - Dev Blog: PvP & POH Rooms
- 16th - Skotizo - The Archaic Demon
- 14th - Deadman Invitational II - All the Info!
- 9th - The Catacombs of Kourend
- 6th - World 666: Please bank your items.
- 3rd - The Summer Ahead
- 2nd - The Woodcutting Guild
- 26th - Maniacal Monkey Hunting
- 20th - Dev Blog: Last Man Standing
- 19th - Sand Crabs & Soul Bearers
- 12th - Necromancy Teleport Tablets
- 11th - Dev Blog: Great Kourend Content
- 6th - Monkey Madness II
- 4th - May - The Month Ahead
- 28th - Calling Pets & Deadman Death
- 26th - Monkey Madness II: Log In Competition
- 25th - Old School Priority Survey
- 21st - Deadman Changes & Implings
- 20th - Player Designed Clue Contest!
- 15th - Bank Placeholder Feedback Changes
- 15th - Dev Blog: Seasonal Deadman Changes
- 15th- Ask us anything!
- 14th - Bank Placeholders & PID
- 12th - Dev Blog: Clue Scroll Expansion
- 8th - April - The Month Ahead
- 7th - Hell-Rats, Fairy Rings & Perks
- 1st - The E.O.C.
- 31st - Bugfixes & Combining Tentacles
- 29th - Deadman Invitational Winner & Retrospective
- 24th - White & Black Graceful
- 23rd - Chronicle: RuneScape Legends - Open Beta - Play Now!
- 21st - The Deadman Invitational Has Begun!
- 17th - The Easter Bunny's Workshop
- 16th - Deadman Invitational & Seasonal Update
- 10th - Custom Nightmare Zone Rumbles
- 9th - The Deadman Invitational
- 4th - Dev Blog: LootShare
- 3rd - Architectural Alliance
- 1st - GameBlast16 - Thank You!
- 26th - GameBlast16 is live!
- 25th - Grapes & PvP poll features
- 25th - GameBlast16 Charity Auction – live now!
- 23rd - Dev Blog: Monkey Madness II
- 19th - Clan Cup: The Conclusion
- 18th - Dragon Claws & 3rd Birthday
- 17th - Dev Blog: General Quality of Life
- 11th - Tournament Stats & Skilling QoL
- 9th - Dev Blog: Shard Share
- 4th - Tournament Worlds & Tithe
- 2nd - Dev Blog: LootShare 2
- 1st - February - The Month Ahead
- 29th - Lootshare Dev Blog
- 28th - Necromancy Improvements
- 25th - Dev Blog: The Month of QoL
- 21st - The Dragon Warhammer
- 20th - Dev Blog: The Inferno v2
- 14th - Price Checks & Improvements
- 11th - Devblog 38 - Zeah, Deadman Mode and Jad 2
- 8th - Great Kourend Tweaks
- 7th - Zeah: Great Kourend
- 1st - Old School in 2016
Old School RuneScape timeline