Follow Us
    
 

DUST 514: First True F2P FPS on Console

by Reinhard Rheeder-Kleist (Choc_Salties)  Posted Monday, March 05, 2012 6:31:49 PM

Hit
 
0
 
 
Looks like the guys in Iceland over at CPP Games are are bringing out more information regarding their upcoming shooter for the PS3. First things first: DUST 514 is going to be Free-2-Play! We'll be able to download the client from the PlayStation Network and get going immediately.

Secondly, DUST 514 is going to be tied into their existing MMO, EVE Online. What does that mean for players of DUST 514? Well, you'll be working with those of us playing EVE-Online in a persistent, single-shard universe, where your actions as groundpounders and our actions as flyboys really do have meaning and scope within the boundaries of the universe, our actions will affect one another, with disastrous consequences.

Thirdly, finally, and most importantly: the general public will be getting a hands-on go of this shooter at the EVE Online Fanfest happening March 22-24, in Reykjavik, Iceland!

“DUST 514 has everything you could want in a shooter: thrilling gameplay, spectacular graphics and an incredible strategic depth that comes from sharing the living universe of EVE Online,” said CCP CEO Hilmar Pétursson. “DUST 514 embodies the passion and creativity the world has come to expect from CCP, and we think PlayStation®3 owners will be amazed at the opportunity to play such a groundbreaking new game of this caliber for free.”

Closed private trials of DUST 514 began in December 2011 and will be organically expanding throughout the beta period. All Fanfest attendees will receive invitations to the private trial. The game is scheduled to launch later this year. Now i really wish I had gotten some tickets to Fanfest.

Full the full skinny, check out the press release over at CCP Games site.







Gallery

dust514.jpg 

Share This Article


 
comments powered by Disqus
Survey
 
Vote for your favourite April Game Release
View all releases













Submit Survey  View Results

1. Grand Theft Auto 5 (GTA V)
Platform: PS3
Now R699.00

2. Grand Theft Auto 5 (GTA V)
Platform: Xbox 360
Now R699.00

3. The Last of Us
Platform: PS3
Now R406.03

4. Diablo 3: Reaper of Souls (Expansion Pack)
Platform: PC
Now R379.00

5. Call Of Duty: Ghosts
Platform: PS3
Now R629.00

Kalahari.com
 

1. Blood Bowl 2
Platform: PC
Now R469.00

2. Styx: Master of Shadows
Platform: PC
Now R329.00

3. 2DS Console - Pink and White
Brand: Nintendo
Now R1,499.00

4. Space Run
Platform: PC
Now R189.00

5. Bound By Flame
Brand: Focus Home
Now R699.00

Kalahari.com