Tribes Ascend News (Xbox360)

Tribes Ascend "at a good point" to let fans "maintain it," map-making tools due

Posted: 17.07.2013 by Technet2k

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Hi-Rez recently announced there'll be no major updates to Tribes Ascend for at least six months, which of course led people to believe support was wrapping up. However the studio wants fans more involved.

They believe it's a "complete experience," and the only way forward left is to empower the community. To that end there's some work "toward an SDK" with details due soon.

No Tribes: Ascend for consoles, "wasn't a clear path" at the time

Posted: 03.05.2012 by Technet2k

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The free-to-play antics of shooter Tribes: Ascend won't be hitting Xbox 360 or PS3 because when they looked into it there wasn't a way to pull it off "early on." This led to a sole PC focus.

They backed the strengths of desktop gaming, "specifically" keyboard and mouse control. They're "interested in free-to-play on consoles," but there are no plans in motion.

Tribes: Ascend beta signups now commencing

Posted: 15.09.2011 by JonahFalcon

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Hi-Rez has sent a press release announcing that the developer is accepting beta applications for their online multiplayer shooter, Tribes: Ascend. The first phase of beta-testing will engage thousands of players worldwide.

Hi-Rez: Free-to-play on 360 'inevitable'

Posted: 01.08.2011 by JonahFalcon

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Tribes Ascend developer Hi-Rez has stated that free-to-play gaming is "inevitable" on the Xbox 360, and that their shooter Tribes Ascend will hit the 360 when Microsoft allows it. Tribes Ascend has been in development for the 360, but when it went free-to-play, its release for the 360 became delayed indefinitely. Tribes Ascend will be released for PC this year.

Tribes Ascend XBLA on backburner

Posted: 16.07.2011 by JonahFalcon

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Tribes Ascend was initially announced last March for both PC and Xbox Live Arcade, but since developer Hi-Rez has opted for a free-to-play microtransaction model, the XBLA version has gone to the backburner.