Tribes: Ascend Update Adds New Map and Changes
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. Â March 20, Â 2012. Â Today, Hi-Rez Studios introduces another significant update to the Open Beta of the free-to-play fast-action multiplayer shooter Tribes: Ascend. Â
Patch Highlights include:
Â·Â Added Sunstar, a new Capture the Flag map.
Â·Â Temple Ruins, a Capture the Flag map, has been revised based on community feedback and returns to the Quick Play rotation.
Â·Â Additional European servers added. Â Region selection includes Europe - London and Europe - Amsterdam.
Â·Â Additional Asian servers added. Â Region selection includes Asia - Japan, and Asia - Singapore
Â·Â Server performance optimizations.
Â·Â More polished reticules and HUD icons. Â Also, users may now disable unwanted HUD elements using SETTINGS menu.
Â·Â User settings now stored server-side. Â 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. Â 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: http://www.tribesascend.com. Â 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: http://press.hirezstudios.com
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 Â Tribes: Ascend, the next installment of the popular Tribes franchise, and the upcoming MOBA game SMITE. For more info contact www.hirezstudios.com