eForb has announced that Early Access for The Skies is expected to begin on Monday, April 11th. Players will be able to get their hands on beta keys through participating sites or they can wait until April 16th when all players can take part. From April 16th through May 15th, players can get a lifetime copy of The Skies for $15 with no further costs after. Beyond May 15th, a monthly subscription of $10 will be required from new players.
Key features will include:
- 12 sq km (3 sq. miles) of gameplay area initially and16 sq km available for Early Access soft launch on Steam, plus additional territory. The entire map covers an area larger than 200 sq km.
- Clan Wars, PvP and Team vs Team Combat
- Unique player driven economic system
- Non-linear dialog based on reputation, intelligence, and trading skill scores.