Hi-Rez Studios, independent developer of AAA free-to-play online games, today announced that Tribes: Ascend has launched on Valve’s Steam service. The fast-paced, free-to-play multiplayer shooter has received a strong critical reception from the gaming press, and has over one million registered users. The move to Steam, combined with international servers and language support, will expose the title to millions more worldwide.
Todd Harris, Hi-Rez Studios Chief Operating Officer said:
“We’re very excited to partner with Valve and deliver the World’s Fastest Shooter to the world’s largest gaming community.”
The updated version of Tribes: Ascend available on Steam will introduce a new Capture The Flag map called Stonehenge and a new Team Deathmatch map, as well as first-person spectator mode to support the growing Tribes competitive community. The game is also being localized to support German, Russian and Brazilian Portuguese. Beta versions of these languages are available in the latest patch, with final versions and support for additional languages on the way