Dec 17, 2017 Last Updated 11:30 PM, Dec 15, 2017

Slitherine Announces Empires Apart Beta

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The new age of a genre

Strategy-oriented indie publisher Slitherine announced Empires Apart just over a year ago, highlighting their enthusiasm in the prospect of working on a modern RTS.

In their press release, Slitherine stated that “games like Age of Empires have forged the way we play strategy games nowadays, but the genre has been neglected for a long time now and we really wanted to reimagine the gameplay style with developer DESTINYbit.”

Slitherine announced Empires Apart just over a year ago, denoting the prospect of working on a modern RTS. The publisher stated that “games like Age of Empires have forged the way we play strategy games nowadays, but the genre has been neglected for a long time now and we really wanted to reimagine the gameplay style with developer DESTINYbit.”

Check the beta

Slitherine now started beta testing recruitment with a new video introducing the 6 playable factions they will have at release (French, Byzantine, Mongols, Chinese, Aztecs and Arabs).

If you wish to join the beta, you can do so here. Simply share your username, and Slitherine will add you to the first batch of testers.

About Empires Apart – Straight from the Devs

Empires Apart is a Real Time Strategy game set in medieval times.

You will lead one of six uniquely designed factions in outstanding procedurally generated maps. Each game is a totally different experience as you collect resources, assemble your army and wage war against your enemies.

Play as the Aztecs, Chinese, French, Mongols, Arabs or Byzantines and fight with up to 7 opponents in ranked matches and lobbies. Or chose skirmish mode against the AI to train your skills before you challenge your friends in multiplayer mode. Gather resources during the day and withstand hordes of enemies at night in Survival Mode.

Collect Food, Wood, Gold and Stone. Build military and economic structures. Trade with allies, collect relics for powerful bonuses. Raise an army of spearmen, archers, knights and catapults. Choose your hero and lead your civilization to victory!

If you are a fan of RTS games, you will relive memories of classic games of the past while enjoying a modern interface and a brand new approach to fast-paced real time gameplay. If you are newer to genre, Empires Apart is the ultimate RTS experience you've been waiting for.

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