"dark launch" beta stress-test conducted last weekend. They've got the server muscle ready.
Their launch is just in time for the scheduled December 7th beta weekend, although they "still expect some kinks" as stress-testing continues. CEO Mark Kern is confident of improvements and "less lag".
Registration for Firefall's beta weekends "48-hour stress-tests with thousands" of newbies logging in.with the next scheduled to run December 7-9. These are
Red 5 also reveal some new open world content being brought online:
• Boss Encounters – Take on the powerful “Baneclaw” behind the Melding • Chosen Warfront – Fight back the Chosen invasion before key areas are lost • New Encounters – Rebuild crashed Thumpers, race LGVs, discover new areas and missions
• Chosen Warfront – Fight back the Chosen invasion before key areas are lost
• New Encounters – Rebuild crashed Thumpers, race LGVs, discover new areas and missions
Firefall is a free-to-play shooter MMO set in a sci-fi universe that's two full centuries into the future. We play as the languishing remnants of mankind on Earth, struggling to survive a hostile world where an unknown humanoid race known as the Chosen threaten our existence. Cheeky devils.
It features both a "polished PvP combat system tuned for elite-level eSports competition", and a huge open world "designed to immerse players in a deep storyline with dynamic events and social gameplay." Check out the for Red 5 Studios' Firefall to learn more and to sign up for the beta weekends.