egmnow
My Games
New Games
Top Games


play now
Subscribe

  • 11
    News
  • 4
    Reviews
  • Previews
  • 2
    Features
  • 19
    Video
  • Images
  • Podcasts
  • Other
  •  
  • More
  • 656K
    Subscribers


Free-to-Play Tribes: Ascend Now Available On Steam

By
Posted on June 27, 2012 AT 10:43am

Miasma

Update includes new maps, new features, and localized game client for Germany, Brazil, and Russia

ATLANTA – June 27, 2012 Hi-Rez Studios, independent developer of AAA free-to-play online games, today announced that Tribes: Ascend has launched on Valve’s Steam service.

The fast-paced, free-to-play multiplayer shooter has received a strong critical reception from the gaming press, including Editor’s Choice awards from PC Gamer, IGN, and Gamespy, and 10/10 scores from review sites worldwide including Eurogamer and Ausgamers.

Tribes: Ascend has over one million registered users, and the move to Steam, combined with international servers and language support, will expose the title to millions more worldwide.

Says Todd Harris, Hi-Rez Studios Chief Operating Officer, “We’re very excited to partner with Valve and deliver the World’s Fastest Shooter to the world’s largest gaming community.”

The updated version of Tribes: Ascend available on Steam will introduce a new Capture The Flag map called Stonehenge and a new Team Deathmatch map,
Stonehenge as well as first-person spectator mode to support the growing Tribes competitive community. The game is also being localized to support German, Russian and Brazilian Portuguese. Beta versions of these languages are available in the latest patch, with final versions and support for additional languages on the way.

About Hi-Rez Studios

Hi-Rez Studios was established in 2005 to create exceptional online interactive entertainment. In 2010 the company released their first title, the squad-based shooter MMO Global Agenda. In April 2012 the company released the critically acclaimed Tribes: Ascend, billed as the World’s Fastest Shooter. Hi-Rez Studios is is now developing the upcoming action MOBA game SMITE. For more information visit www.hirezstudios.com or contact press@hirezstudios.com.

Watch the video for the latest patch here:





EGM MEDIA, LLC
8840 Wilshire Blvd.,
Third Floor,
Beverly Hills, CA 90211
egm

© 2014 EGM Media LLC. All rights reserved. Trademarks belong to their respective owners.
Website Interface © 2012 EGM Digital Media, LLC.