NCSOFT and Carbine Studios are reigniting the MMO gaming category today with the release of WildStar, the action-adventure sci-fi MMO that’s seriously going to shake things up. While officially launching today, Carbine Studios celebrated WildStar’s debut into the published world with a three-day Head Start early access programme. During that time, Carbine received enough acclaim to firmly cement their place as one of the top MMO developers of all time. Unlike anything currently available, WildStar delivers a beautifully animated and distinctive artistic style, robust housing customisation, unmatched Player versus Player gameplay and high-action combat that truly tests players’ skill with its fast-paced, reactive ‘telegraph’ system.
Additionally, the game showcases a distinctive personality that is humorous but laced with a foreboding undercurrent that implies there is more to the world than meets the eye. WildStar gives players the freedom to experience the game how they want, while providing an unprecedented level of exploration and discovery set on the planet Nexus.
“We couldn’t be more pumped for launch day to finally be here – this has been a true labour of love. But that labour continues”, said Jeremy Gaffney, executive producer of Carbine Studios. “Yes, we just launched what is quite arguably the largest MMO to date – launching chock full of levelling and elder game content – but now the focus will be doing epic regular additions and moving the world story forward. We’re looking forward to the challenge”.
New Trailer: Nothing Here is What it Seems
In celebration of the official launch, Carbine Studios added another standout video to its repertoire.As shown in the trailer above , nothing on planet Nexus is what it seems – the planet has a mysterious secret. Only after choosing a side and fighting for control of Nexus will players begin to uncover the secrets of the hyper-advanced Eldan that disappeared from the planet long ago.
Feature Rich: Putting the Fun Back in MMOs
WildStar is packed with features for catering to the likes and play styles of both first-time MMO players and veterans:
Dynamic Combat: Experience edge-of-your seat battles where Telegraphs keep you engaged with each fight
Customisation: Make your mark on Nexus by putting your personality on everything, from your character’s appearance to how you receive game content
Housing: Digs like you’ve never seen in a game before, ever
World Story: a deep and engrossing world where things aren’t quite as warm and fuzzy as they appear…
Adventures: Intense, replayable, and a different experience every time
Arenas and Battlegrounds: Fast and furious PvP content where only the strongest and smartest teams make it out alive
Raids and Dungeons: So hardcore they floss with barbed wire, you’ll be uber-elite if you can survive
WARPLOTS: 40 vs 40 battles that combine housing and intense PvP for an experience you’ll only find in WildStar
WildStar is available now, starting with the Standard Edition at £34.99 including the game, 30 days of play time, and three seven-day friend passes as well as an Eldan-themed Housing Décor item. For an additional £15 (£49.99), the Digital Deluxe version of WildStar includes all elements of the Standard Edition and more exclusive content: an Eldan Hoverboard, a unique costume, a unique Eldan player title and a limited-edition Eldan dye set. WildStar is a subscription based game with ways to pay in cash or free with in-game currency – learn more here.
WildStar is rated PEGI 12.