Posted Wed, Feb 13, 2013 by Martuk
In an ongoing effort to make Firefall even more Twitch.tv-friendly, Red 5 has announced a new one-click chat integration feature for livestream players. The new feature will allow players to communicate with Twitch.tv viewers with an exclusive chat integration feature as part of Firefall’s eSports toolkit.
Additionally, Firefall has also reached its third and final Founders Pack stretch goal, which makes available all three of the Founders Rewards - Virtual Camouflage Goggles, the “Locust” Warpaint and a Custom Thumper. Learn more about each of them here.
Founding Members Unlock All Loyalty Rewards
Laguna Hills, Calif. – February 13, 2013 – Red 5 Studios™ today announced that Firefall’s communityhas completed its Founders Rewards program and reached the Tribe’s final Founder’s Pack stretch goal, culminating in the launch of Firefall’s latest feature – integrated Twitch broadcasting.
Firefall’s Founders Rewards program was launched late last year for Founding Members to unlock special Loyalty Rewards by supporting ongoing development with the purchase of Founders Packs. With the Founders Rewards program complete, all three exclusive items – Virtual Camouflage Goggles, the “Locust” Warpaint and a Custom Thumper – have been unlocked for Founders Pack holders: beta.firefallthegame.com/founders
As an added bonus to celebrate reaching its final stretch goal, the Tribe is introducing integrated Twitch livestreaming to the community. Players can now easily broadcast live video of Firefall to their Twitch channel while communicating directly with viewers using exclusive chat integration. Combined with Firefall’s powerful eSports Toolkit, players now have an unprecedented set of features that allow them to produce professional broadcasts of Firefall’s elite competitive gameplay.
“Livestreams are all about interaction, so launching Twitch integration is a fitting ‘Thank You’ to our awesome community for helping us reach this milestone,” said James Macauley, Vice President of Development, Red 5 Studios. “We’re putting our hearts into Firefall and their continuing support is what keeps us going.”
Firefall, an upcoming free-to-play MMO shooter, is set in a unique and beautiful science fiction universe 200 years in the future. Players are part of the last remnant of humanity on Earth, fighting to survive against all odds on a hostile planet ravaged by an aggressive energy storm and under attack by a mysterious humanoid race, known as the Chosen. One of the most anticipated PC games of 2013, Firefall consists of two triple-A components that will entice shooter fans: a polished PvP combat system tuned for elite-level eSports competition and a robust open world experience designed to immerse players in a deep storyline with dynamic events and social gameplay.
About Red 5 Studios
Red 5 Studios is an online game developer located in California, founded by Mark Kern, former team lead for World of Warcraft. Red 5 Studios is dedicated to bringing together millions of gamers across the world by creating immersive worlds, intriguing stories and compelling characters. They believe that online games and persistent worlds are the future of video games. Visit www.red5studios.com for more information.
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