Yet another battle royale game is due to hit Steam as Tencent Games preps Ring of Elysium (previously known as Europa) for release.
Scheduled to come out on Sept. 19, the game throws players into a mountainous region that is under assault by an ice age level snowstorm. Featuring a dynamic weather system, the predefined regions of the map will change and are affected by the weather. Tencent Games says this forces players to adopt new survival and combat strategies. Furthermore, certain locations on the map are at risk of avalanches. Once triggered, the cascading snow and rock will destroy all buildings and players within its path.
Ring of Elysium is developed by Tencent Games studio Aurora and uses their in-house game engine Quicksilver X. The company promises that the game will deliver a multiplayer experience like no other as it throws extreme sports into the mix on the mountainside. This includes hang-gliding, snowboarding, mountaineering, cars, boats, and beyond as possible modes of transit in the game. The game also provides a whole arsenal of modern weaponry and upgrades for players to utilize for their survival. Additionally, an innovative attachment system allows players to use dual scopes and allows for the auto-equipping and transfer of attachments between weapon.
Ring of Elysium's minimum system requirements are as folows:
- OS: Windows 7, Windows 8.1, Windows 10
- Processor: Intel i3 8130U(2Cores, 2.3GHz) or equivalent
- Memory: 4 GB RAM
- Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GT 730 or equivalent
- Network: Broadband Internet connection
- Storage: 10 GB available space
- Sound Card: DirectX-compatible using the latest drivers
Ring of Elysium will be a free-to-play title.