RiftStar Raiders to Launch February 28th
The ispace shoot ‘em up RiftStar Raiders puts shooting, looting and spacecraft customization center stage for teams of up to 4 players and will launch February 28 to the Xbox One. RiftStar Raiders will retail for $19.99. The game wiill also feature a 20% pre-order discount for Xbox One owners in Europe.
To celebrate the upcoming launch, developer Climax Studios and publisher Vision Games Publishing will release a free, Trial Version of RiftStar Raiders on the Xbox One February 7 on the Xbox One. It’s a sneak peak of both the single player and cooperative multiplayer.
The story of the game involves the outer reaches of deep space, the Spiral Arm galaxy is under threat. The WarSwarm, a deadly AI hive mind, is seeking to destroy and conquer the known universe, and it’s up to the players to save the day. As the Federation’s most infamous outlaws, Raiders are enlisted to team up, using their guile, guts, and guns to protect the galaxy…and turn a tidy profit in the process.
For those who are curious, some of RiftStar Raiders key features are:
- It’s all about the loot - Shooting and looting is core to craft and equip weapons, shields, and boost engines to hit harder, move faster and play smarter
- Raid as a team - Teamwork is the key to success in this online co-op experience for up to 4 players. Cooperate with friends to complete objectives but compete to be the first to grab the loot.
- Intense empowering combat - Players can utilize a huge range of gear and weapons to get the upper hand on their opponents in this fast-paced combat experience. Fight through waves of enemy unit types, each with their own unique challenge.
- Progression every session - The Raider spacecraft will evolve and improve with every mission. By collecting perks and loot pilots can customize their ship to face each new challenge. With a wide variety of possible combinations, no two runs will play out the same.
You can check out the trailer below for more of an idea of what the game is:
Source: Press Release/YouTube