Red 5 Studios has announced that the upcoming massive mulitplayer team based shooter Firefall has had over 500,000 players register as members to particpate in the beta. This huge number of players is quite the accomplishment for the independent studio and is also a testament to Red 5 Studios’ hard work in developing a growing community that is appreciative of their approach to online gaming. The official required specs have also been released giving these new players all the info they need to get involved in the action of this upcoming hit.
- OS: Windows XP (32/64-bit)
- PROCESSOR (AMD): Dual Core @ 2.6 Ghz (Athon 64 x2, Athlon II x2, Phenom II x2)
- PROCESSOR (Intel): Dual Core @ 2.2 Ghz (Core 2, Core i3, Pentium Dual Core)
- GPU: DirectX 9 compatible AMD or Nvidia video card with 1GB RAM (AMD/ATI Radeon HD 4550 or Nvidia Geforce 8600)
- MEMORY: 4 GB
- PROCESSOR (AMD): Quad Core @ 2.8 Ghz (Athlon II X4, Phenom, Phenom II X4)
- PROCESSOR (Intel): Quad Core @ 2.4 Ghz (Core 2 Quad, i5, i7)
- GPU: AMD/ATI Radeon HD 4850 or Nvidia Geforce GTS 450
- MEMORY: 4 GB
People at Red 5 Studios had some pretty awesome things to say about the beta and the community involved with this developmental process. ”The feedback and support from our community has been an integral part of the development process,” said Mark Kern, CEO of Red 5 Studios. “We’re treating Firefall as a service, which means it’s critical that we’re continually adding value and fun for players. Having a large and growing community lets us know that we’re on the right track. But more importantly, their feedback helps us stay on the right track.”
The first stage of Firefall’s has been completed, and now Red 5 Studios is making changes to the upcoming title based on all of the feedback from the players playing the beta. There will soon be a big update that will affect everything in the game from progression to gameplay mechanics. Many of these changes can be seen in the development update released by Red 5 Studios.
Approaching stage 2 of Firefall’s beta will see fans getting a large amount of invites sent to meet the growing demand to play. Players are free to sign up on the homepage for Firefall. The title will also be available at the Anime Expo on June 29th – July 1st as Red 5 Studios will unveil the LAN-party-on-wheels, a “mobile gaming unit”. This developer is surely one to keep your eye as a this title has a number of players excited.
Source: Red 5 Studios Press Release