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Mar
20
2012

New Capture The Flag Maps, New Servers, and Badge for Beta Participants in Tribes Ascend

Today, Hi-Rez Studios introduces another significant update to the Open Beta of the free-to-play fast-action multiplayer shooter Tribes: Ascend.

Patch Highlights include:

  • • Added Sunstar, a new Capture the Flag map.
  • • Temple Ruins, a Capture the Flag map, has been revised based on community feedback and returns to the Quick Play rotation.
  • • Additional European servers added.  Region selection includes Europe – London and Europe – Amsterdam.
  • • Additional Asian servers added.  Region selection includes Asia – Japan, and Asia – Singapore
  • • Server performance optimizations.
  • • More polished reticules and HUD icons.  Also, users may now disable unwanted HUD elements using SETTINGS menu.
  • • User settings now stored server-side.  Settings may be reset with this patch but settings should be preserved upon future patches.

Other balance changes, features, and bug-fixes are detailed here. Hi-Rez Studios also announced their intent to reward the very active Beta community.  When Tribes: Ascend officially releases on April 12th, all Beta players who have reached level 10 will receive an exclusive in-game Beta badge.

To play Tribes: Ascend Open Beta today visit:http://www.tribesascend.com.  All player progress and unlocks in Beta will be preserved through release with no planned character wipes

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