Free-to-play Nosgoth has introduced the new Vanguard class to the human faction, and they can take a lot more punishment than their comrades-in-arms, but have reduced range damage as a result.
This new class can be unlocked with an artefact, or by "purchasing it directly" from the in-game store with Runestones. The Vanguard can be customised with new skins for the character as well as weapons.
has announced that launching Nosgoth into Open Beta has tipped the team-based multiplayer game over one million downloads. Marking the occasion is the new Vampire class Summoner.
Nosgoth is set in the Legacy of Kain universe, where humans face off against deadly vampires. Each has their own strengths and weaknesses to exploit, and the Summoner has just joined the fray.
and developer will be bringing their free-to-play team-based competitive shooter Nosgoth into Open Beta next week, January 21st. It's 'welcome to all skill levels' they say.
Nosgoth chooses "sidegrades rather than upgrades," keep things on a level playing field. The Vampire faction is melee-based, whereas the Humans prefer to keep things ranged.
Players taking part in Nosgoth's ongoing closed Beta will soon be able to stretch their competitive muscles in theNosgoth Closed Beta Cup Series.
The series, which starts on November 9 and will be playable in both Europe and North America, will have weekly and monthly competitions. Cash prized will be available for both.
Square Enix are going to offer a free Open Beta weekend for Nosgoth, giving all gamers a chance to try out the team-based player-versus-player game pitting together a variety of brutal Human and Vampire characters in a fight for survival.
The free period will last for four days, from 7th until 11th August. Exclusive rewards will be offered to everyone that takes part.