Today, Alpha was relaunched to the current Alpha players, many of whom have already joined the freshly minted test galaxy and began laying the foundations of their empires!
This is the final stage of Alpha, which will shortly transition into the start of Early Beta! More details at the end of this post 🙂
The game client distribution is now managed via Steam. All Alpha players should have received their Steam key via email by now (any Alpha player that hasn’t received theirs yet, please let us know).
Players that signed up for the Beta (Early and General) will start to receive their personal Steam keys once Alpha has finished and Beta is underway.
Since the last version of Alpha, a lot of improvements and features have been introduced to the game. For those that haven’t been following the Alpha blog, we’ll go over some of these now. You can also check out the full release notes for this update at the end of this post.
Parts of the UI have had a significant overhaul and we hope you can agree with us when we say that the results are impressive 🙂[Read more…]