According to a post on their official Facebook page, Brazilian MMO publisher Playspot announced that they had closed business and halted all activities on this day, Monday October 17th. The servers for their MMOs will be terminated on October 24th. This comes out of nowhere and as you can imagine, the community is raging.
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Major eSports community ESL has added military shooter with a twist, Line of Sight, to its Play platform. The first tournaments are already slated to start on October 22. For developer BlackSpot Entertainment "this is very good news and one giant step toward making a history".
After years of Beta WWII shooter Heroes & Generals has finally transitioned into launch mode. The MMOFPS is now available as free download on Steam and the official site.
Long-running free-to-play FPS Alliance Of Valiant Arms (A.V.A) has made it out of Open Beta and is announced as official launch. Its new operator En Masse Entertainment has taken over full support and kicked off the launch with a Grand Opening Event and a slightly enhanced new version of the shooter.
If you like space combat games, have a look at Fractured Space. The shooter plays like a MOBA with plenty of tactical elements and has launched officially as free-to-play on Steam. The launch version comes also with new content and features for those who had played in the Early Access stage.
The latest update for ree-to-play tank shooter Armored Warfare comes with the Global Operation mode, which will change the theatre of war by adding the biggest maps to date. These maps are fully interactive and got plenty of tactical elements.
Military shooter with a twist, Line of Sight, gets a launch date. Developer Blackspot Entertainment confirmed that the FPS will enter the Steam Early Access program on September 8, 2016 and it will be available to gamers who purchase one of the following packages:
Earlier this year, Daybreak Games decided to split the survival MMO H1Z1 into two games. While H1Z1: Just survive is about surviving in an open world, H1Z1: King of the Hill evolved into a MMOFPS featuring frenetic, large-scale PvP battles. H1Z1: King of the Hill will officially release out of Steam Early Access on September 20th.
Free-to-play FPS Alliance Of Valiant Arms (A.V.A) had been operated by Aeria Games for years. The licensing agreement with developer Red Duck had not been renewed, the shooter has been transferred to En Masse Entertainment, who has kicked off the Open Beta by today. The Open Beta build comes with some updates, but is the migration going smoothly?
Epic Games' latest UE4-powered title kicks off Open Beta: Paragon a 5-vs-5 sci-fi MOBA featuring a growing roster of distinctive heroes, TPS-style action gameplay, strategy elements with card deck system, and it's free-to-play.
Respawn Entertainment and EA announced that Titanfall 2 will be available for a first Open Multiplayer Technical Test in August, prior to the game release on October 28th. Fans who own a PS4 or Xbox One system can get their hands on the improved Pilot and Titan gameplay.
Reto-Moto keeps their players busy. New tanks have been released with the "Furness - Fist of Steel" update for free-to-play WWII shooter Heroes & Generals. 600 newly added battlefields also demonstrate how much the MMOFPS has grown in popularity.
Over 600 participants had participated in the first test of the pre-alpha version of PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS, the latest game production of Bluehole, the creators of the MMORPG TERA. The open world shooter is being developed in colloboration with PLAYERUNKNOWN, creator of the fan-favorite “Battle Royale” game modes for ARMA 3 and H1Z1.
South Korea's Zepetto, developer of Point Blank (aka Piercing Blow), has licensed its new, free-to-play shooter title Battle Carnival to GameNet. The publisher will present the FPS at the forthcoming game show IgroMir Expo where it will run a first public test.
Anime shooter First Assault will end its Early Access phase on Steam the next days and Nexon invites everyone based in both Americas, Europe and Australia to the free-to-play Open Beta which is slated to start on July 28.
Multiplayer shooter Evolve is now available as free download on Steam as Evolve Stage 2. The free-to-play version skyrocketed on Steam. From almost nil players it has seen almost 25,000 concurrent players yesterday.
Turkey-based developer MadByte Games has partnered up with IDC/Games to extend publishing services for free-to-play FPS Zula to Europe. The game is being localized into several languages and will be also available on Steam later this year.