The upcoming arena shooter LawBreakers won't be free-to-play, as Cliff Bleszinski and his team at Boss Key Productions announced their plan to launch it as premium title exclusively on Steam. “As the game continued to take shape, we realized free-to-play wasn’t the right fit for what we’re building,” said Bleszinski.
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A rather huge content update has been deployed for MMO combat game War Thunder with the patch 'Battle March' 1.57 release. This includes two new maps, no less than 20 new aircraft and ground vehicles.
"Taking the player experience up a notch", tank shooter World of Tanks got the latest update, 0.14, which introduces better sound and improved physics, which allows players to handle their vehicles more realistically.
Tactical space MOBA Fractured Space received a new update which allows players to create custom matches for training.
For those who have been waiting: Blizzard Entertainment's upcoming, team-based shooter Overwatch got a release date. It will arrive in stores on Windows PC, PS4 and Xbox One starting May 24. Folks who have pre-ordered can check it out May 3-4 and the game will be free for all in the Open Beta period May 5-9.
Telepath's Tree, a Poland-based indie studio, has just launched a Kickstarter campaign for Inner Chains, an upcoming horror FPS, which is already advanced in the development phase. Check it out:
A major update for free-to-play tank shooter Armored Warfare is due later this month. Update 0.14 will allow players to replay, review and relive their past matches. Nothing less than three new PvE missions and one new PvP map are in the pipeline too.
7 million registered players and counting. WWII-themed MMOFPS Heroes & Generals adds new content for its growing community. Coming with the 'Bauer - Panther' update, the German Panther tank and other war machinery are now available:
Brand-new zone, questline, missions, enemies and more has been added for Trion World's free-to-play online shooter Defiance. The update basically extends the storyline of the same-titled TV series with the launch of 'Dark Metamorphosis'.
Free-to-play FPS Survarium received a new update, the biggest one to this date. Although there is no new content coming with patch 0.40, Vostok Games has worked on tons of game improvements which address gameplay, weapons and equipment and much more. Check it out:
Moving Hazard is a team-based, competitive FPS, created by Psyop Games and IllFonic and set for relase on March 10th through Steam's Early Access program with a price-tag of $19.99 USD. It's about shooting hordes of zombies, but this title comes with a twist.
With NS Studio and Dragonfly, two Korean studios have announced that they are developing on versions for their free-to-play (f2p) FPS titles that run on VR (virtual reality) platforms.
Tom Clancy's The Division broke the record with 6.4 million players in the Beta which took place February 19-21 on Xbox One, PS4 and PC. According to Ubisoft this was the "biggest beta ever for a new IP on current generation platforms". That is a nice start for the action shooter-RPG which is set for release on March 8th.
I remember the thrill and excitement while playing DOOM in 1993. Yes, I am that old. Now, the all-new DOOM got a release date: Bethesda announced that the FPS is set for a worldwide release on Friday the 13th, May 2016. Shoot'em and stomp on them, the evil creatures from the DOOM universe are back.
CCP made a final cut and announced that the f2p MMOFPS DUST 514 will be shutting down on May 30th, 2016. The creators of the EVE Online universe decided to use all resources of their CCP's Shanghai office to work on the all-new FPS, which had tentatively been code-named Project Legion.
The free-to-play action game Nosgoth adds a new human character class known as the Beastmasters. Those are ruthless fighters who use powerful firearms and primal magic in the hunt for Vampires.
Edge Case Games invites you to download the tactical space MOBA Fractured Space for free on Steam this weekend. And you can keep it forever with no additional costs required. Immerse yourself into outer space and control your gigantic ship.
Dragonfly is phasing out its f2p FPS Special Force, also known as Soldier Front. Aeria Games, the publisher of the shooter for the Western world, will terminate services and shut down servers tomorrow, on January 29th.