Firefall finally hit open beta earlier this month and players are already looking for ways to unlock the hidden content behind the melding. Red 5 will discuss its plans to unlock more of the world of Firefall by unveiling three new “melding pockets” at Gamescom next month that will provide players with new dynamic events. By taking part in the events, players can help push back the melding and unlock more of the game’s content.

You can check the video below out for a peek at things to come and give Dalmarus’ preview a read to get his take on Firefall.

Gamescom takes place from August 21st-25th in Cologne, Germany.


New Trailer Reveals Dynamic Events, Combat Rewards and More!

Laguna Hills, Calif. – July 25, 2013 – Red 5 Studios™ today released a brand new gameplay trailer for Firefall to accompany the announcement that players can visit Firefall live at Gamescom 2013 in Cologne, Germany. Currently in its first stage of Open Beta testing, Firefall delivers unique skill-based vertical combat in a futuristic sci-fi universe. This year at Gamescom Red 5 will discuss ongoing plans to push back the melding and unlock Firefall’s world, featuring its latest dynamic events and three new “melding pockets”, the upcoming Gamescom milestone and more. Players can join Firefall’s Open Beta test for free by signing up at

“Firefall has come a long way since Gamescom 2012, and we are excited for our fans and new players to see the improvements and brand new content in the game”, said James Macauley, Vice President of Development, Red 5 Studios. “There are plenty more upcoming additions and features to talk about at Gamescom, so come and visit us on the show floor!”

About Firefall

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 for more information.

Firefall, Red 5 Studios and all associated logos and designs are trademarks or registered trademarks of Red 5 Studios, Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.


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