Spacelords’ 4th Campaign, Council Apocalypse, Also Available Today
August 23, 2018 – Independent development studio MercurySteam announced today that Spacelords is now available as a Free to Play game for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Steam and Windows 10. Also available today is the game’s epic fourth campaign, Council Apocalypse, which closes Spacelords’ first story arc.
“Launching Spacelords as a F2P game is a titanic endeavor for an independent studio like MercurySteam,” comments Enric Álvarez, Spacelords Game Director. “Working on all the changes the fanbase wanted and producing four lengthy campaigns at the same time is a testament to MercurySteam’s continued commitment to Spacelords and its loyal community, and this is only the beginning – we already have plans for adding a wealth of new content to the game in the following months.”
Any player can now join this epic sci-fi adventure and choose sides: As Raiders, they will fight their way through four huge and thrilling cooperative campaigns and liberate the fabled Broken Planet from the invading factions. But beware of the Antagonists: players who have thrown their lot in with the enemy and whose sole objective is to ruin the Raiders’ missions.
With the transition to a F2P business model, Spacelords has undergone a total redesign of its progression system to accommodate both veteran and new players alike. When entering the game for the first time, new users will access one of the four available campaigns and play it to completion before accessing the next one. Along the way, they will recruit and customize the most dangerous outlaws, rogues and renegades the galaxy has to offer with over 70 unique weapons and over 500 Character Cards to customize to their preference.
Raiders of the Broken Planet veterans will keep all the progress and ingame currency they have unlocked so far, and players who have invested in one or more campaigns will be compensated with one exclusive Elite Skin for each campaign they have purchased*.
“We are extremely grateful to the loyal fans who have supported the game so far,” adds Álvarez. “Spacelords is now a much better game and that is thanks to the valuable feedback from our community. The emotional 4th Campaign Launch Trailer is MercurySteam’s sincere homage to those fans.”
Witness a new game being reborn today. Spacelords is available now as a new and exciting Free to Play gaming experience for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Steam and Windows10. MercurySteam will steadily add new content, including characters, weapons and skins in the following months.
For more information, visit Spacelords’ website: www.spacelordsthegame.com.
* Rewards dependent on platform owners’ terms and conditions
An incredible discovery on one of Saturn’s moons leads a force of humans to the Broken Planet on the far reaches of the Universe. A source of energy called Aleph exists there that grants ultimate power to whoever controls it…
However, the human forces split into factions and fight amongst themselves for dominion over the Aleph. The peaceful inhabitants of the planet are caught in the crossfire, but a hero emerges amongst them who hopes to lead his people to freedom…
Using nefarious means and exploiting the disunity amongst the human ranks, Harec recruits a rag tag group of rogues, outlaws and hired guns from the various factions and pits them against those who would destroy his people…
Spacelords is a brand-new take on the shooter genre. Through its 4 vs 1 counter-operative campaign, you experience both sides of the story: Join the Raiders in their fight to free the legendary Broken Planet or become The Antagonist: Switch sides and fight the Raiders on your own alongside the invading hordes!
MercurySteam is the award-winning independent development studio behind the multi-million selling Castlevania: Lords of Shadow series and the critically acclaimed Metroid: Samus Returns. Their latest title is their first self-published game, Spacelords. Based in Madrid, Spain – MercurySteam’s mission is to create the best possible game experiences in partnership with players around the world.