Everyone will be given access to Ashes of Creation this year! Well… to its new standalone prequel. Developer Intrepid Studios has announced that Ashes of Creation ‘Apocalypse’ will be launched into open beta on December 18th for Windows. Apocalypse will run as a separate game for players who want to fight in a battle royale mode of up to 100 players. A 200-player castle siege mode and other co-op content will be added after the launch.
Keep in mind that this is not the MMORPG Ashes of Creation, but is tied to it as a prequel when it comes to lore. The upcoming open beta of Apocalypse will help test the core systems that will be in the Ashes of Creation MMORPG when it is finally released.
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Intrepid Studios has revealed that their upcoming indie-developed and crowdfunded MMORPG, Ashes of Creation will be published by My.com throughout the European Union and by Mail.ru for CIS countries (The Commonwealth of Independent States). Intrepid Studios and My.com will both make appearances at Gamescom 2018.
My.com is a subsidiary of Mail.ru and both are responsible for publishing several MMOs including Allods Online, Revelation Online and Skyforge.
During today’s Ashes of Creation livestream on Twitch, developer and self-publisher Intrepid Studios has revealed the latest state of the game’s action combat. The video below shows the first look of melee, range and magic combat in the PvP battlegrounds. Players will be able to experience the new combat in the upcoming Alpha One. Let us know what you think of the combat footage below.
Intrepid Studios has stated that Phase One of Alpha One is expected to begin sometime in September. Over 8,500 testers will get to try out PvE and PvP scenarios like battlegrounds, city defense and castle sieges.
Intrepid Studio’s Ashes of Creation shared a showcase video of the guided gameplay that players at PAX East 2018 are able to experience. This time, the developers have control of the five characters in the party. Watch Steven Sharif, Intrepid Studios’ CEO and Creative Director forget to take his quest and shoot ice bolts at decaying monsters.
The indie developer Intrepid Studios will be attending PAX East in Boston and allowing players to experience Ashes of Creation‘s alpha zero build. Similar to the PAX West booth, players will be playing in guided tours across various terrains that are likely different from the areas that were available in PAX West.
For those not able to attend, Intrepid Studios will be streaming live on their Twitch channel from 11am to 4pm EST on a daily basis throughout the entirety of the event (April 5 – 8).