Tribes: Ascend Update Adds New Map and Changes

Tribes: Ascend gets a new update that adds a new map, revisions and beta badges.
Hi-Rez Studios has released a new Tribes: Ascend update that adds a new map, makes more revisions and gives new badges to beta participants. The new update includes Sunstar, a new Capture the Flag map, a revision to the Temple Ruins map, new EU servers and a number of tweaks and improvements. Additionally, beta participants that have reached at least level 10 will receive an exclusive in-game beta badge when the game launches on April 12th.

Check out the official press release after the break and visit the Tribes: Ascend website to sign up for the open beta.

Hi-Rez Studios Releases Latest Update To Tribes: Ascend

New Capture The Flag Maps, New Servers, and Badge for Beta Participants

ATLANTA.  March 20,  2012.  Today, Hi-Rez Studios introduces another significant update to the Open Beta of the free-to-play fast-action multiplayer shooter Tribes: Ascend.  

Patch Highlights include:

·  Added Sunstar, a new Capture the Flag map.
·  Temple Ruins, a Capture the Flag map, has been revised based on community feedback and returns to the Quick Play rotation.
·  Additional European servers added.  Region selection includes Europe - London and Europe - Amsterdam.
·  Additional Asian servers added.  Region selection includes Asia - Japan, and Asia - Singapore
·  Server performance optimizations.
·  More polished reticules and HUD icons.  Also, users may now disable unwanted HUD elements using SETTINGS menu.
·  User settings now stored server-side.  Setting may be reset with this patch but settings should be preserved upon future patches.

Other balance changes, features, and bug-fixes are detailed in the patch notes.

Hi-Rez Studios also announced their intent to reward the very active Beta community.  When Tribes: Ascend officially releases on April 12th, all Beta players who have reached level 10 will receive an exclusive in-game Beta badge.

To play Tribes: Ascend Open Beta today visit:  All player progress and unlocks in Beta will be preserved through release with no planned character wipes.

For press assets, including art, trailers and screenshots, visit:

About Hi-Rez Studios
Hi-Rez Studios was established in 2005 to create exceptional online interactive entertainment. In February 2010 the company released their first title, the squad-based shooter MMO Global Agenda. The team is now developing two other AAA free-to-play online games – Tribes: Ascend, the next installment of the popular Tribes franchise, and the upcoming MOBA game SMITE. For more info contact

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