In other free-to-play news, Fantasy Strike
is now free-to-play
offering unfettered access to this fighting game for Windows, macOS, and Linux.
According to Sirlin Games: "Free-to-play, the good kind like DOTA2: Play all our
characters online for free without any grinding or unlocks!"
on how they plan to make their money and what this means to
those who've already purchased the game: "First, the core pack: this gives
access to five additional game modes: Arcade Mode, Survival, the awesome powerup
craziness of Boss Rush, local versus, and online friend matches (founders who
already bought the game already have and will retain all these modes). Next,
there’s a lot of new cosmetics. Players can buy (sensible!) alternate costumes
as well as alternate (non-gameplay) animations such as intros and win poses.
Finally, there’s an optional subscription called Fantasy+." Here's an intro to
If You’re New To Fighting Games
Designed to work great on keyboard, no need for a special controller. We’ve
streamlined the genre to get you to the fun decision-making part as soon as
possible. All moves are just a single button press, combos are easy, move lists
are concise. We’ve cut the chaff to focus on the heart of the genre so we can
show you why fighting games are awesome.
If You’re a Veteran
This game is designed by an ex-Street Fighter dev and hardcore player for play
in tournaments. Mixups, rushdown, zoning, and the grapplers seeming too powerful
on day 1. It’s got all that. And you can play it with pretty much anyone in the
fighting game community, no matter what other fighting game they play, because
you can all reach basic competency in Fantasy Strike in minutes and start
playing for real. Plus you can play with a joystick, gamepad, Guitar Hero
controller, or whatever else you want.