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Tribes: Ascend Passes 1M Downloads

Hi-Rez Studios announces that the client for Tribes: Ascend has been downloaded more than one million times since the launch of the multiplayer shooter sequel a bit over a month ago. "We’re thrilled that over 1 million gamers have discovered the fast-paced and skill-based gameplay of Tribes," said Todd Harris, Hi-Rez Studios Chief Operating Officer. "It is truly the player support of the title that has driven the population growth and fuels our team to deliver updates."

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86. Re: Tribes: Ascend Passed 1M Downloads May 18, 2012, 00:49 Beaner
 
There are things in TA that will require a new kind of mindset to play. I understand that. What I hate is that this mindset does not allow any player to go full out with their skillset. Its forced down to try and balance the game out for newbies. It's like watching Nascar and forcing everyone to run 4 cylinder turbo engine so any joe six pack can join the race.

I much prefer what they did in T2. They added a lot of things that will appeal to new players and help them along the way as they improve. Mortars, missiles, elf gun, vehicles, deployables etc. All things that will appeal to newbies without sacrificing the extreme's in the movement and physics that many long time players have come to love about tribes. Its just not the same in TA and it kind of makes the game blow.
 
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