Publisher and developer Offworld Industries today announced that co-op first-person shooter Starship Troopers: Extermination is set to enter Steam Early Access later this month.
Eager players can try out an early version of the game as soon as May 17. Priced at $24.99 or your regional equivalent, it sees up to 16 players facing off against the Arachnid tide, up from the initial limit of 12.
Starship Troopers: Extermination Steam Early Access
We'll get to sample "both strategy and combat-oriented gameplay," which includes constructing and reinforcing bases outside of intense battles against the Bugs.
Bases not only act as "a safe structure to respawn, regroup and rearm," but are also protected from enemy spawns. According to the developer, players of any class and rank can construct them.
As far as Arachnids go, our stay on planet Valaka involves frequently having to deal with 5 unique types in the shape of Drones, Warriors, Gunners, Plasma Grenadiers, and Tiger Elites.
Teamwork is required to complete objectives, acquire resources, and make sure bases remain standing before making our way to the extraction point.
Starship Troopers: Exterminations is expected to stay in Steam Early Access "for approximately 1 year," during which time the developer plans on using player feedback to influence which mechanics it builds upon.
The title is set to feature three classes – Assault, Support, and Defense – alongside a fully-fledged progression system that rewards new weapons, equipment, and perks for each of them.
You can learn more about the co-op FPS ahead of its Early Access release by visiting its Steam page.
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