The latest "Path to Launch" has been published on the Firefall site. This particular issue is the first in a series that will introduce players and fans to new core systems being implemented into the game. In it, the team describes how players will be able to access "ARES Jobs", aka personalized narrative content "on demand", when arriving in a new zone due to the somewhat sporadic nature of dynamic content and ARES missions.
The Firefall Twitter team has posted an enticing Tweet that indicates that players may soon have more information about how and when the game will hit its official launch.
Red 5 is hosting a "battleframe weekend" for Firefall players from Friday, February 7th through Sunday, February 9th. To get players stoked, the team has released a new preview video that shines the spotlight on the Tigerclaw Battleframe.
Red 5 has announced that it has secured $23 million in series B funding. The influx of funds will give Red 5 the opportunity to complete testing on Firefall and officially launch the game later in 2014.
According to a report at GameFront.com, Mark Kern has been removed as the CEO of Red 5, developers of Firefall. Citing sources close to the company, GameFront.com has published an internal email that indicates that the Red 5 Board of Directors has removed Kern who "no has any authority to act for or on behalf of Red 5 Studios."
The latest Firefall game update has been published. In it, the team lays out some of the big changes coming to both inventory systems and about creature updates. Most notably, the team also reveals a bit about new content coming to the MMOFPS.
Firefall has been in beta for a...long time. Today, we take a look at what's upcoming in the next beta patch for the game. See what we found out before heading to the comments to talk it over.
Red 5 Studios' parent company, The9, has launched an initiative to issue $24 million in common stock to Shanghai Oriental Pearl Culture Development Ltd. The issuance of the stock will make the company a 20% shareholder in Red 5.
The Firefall blog has been updated with the latest news from the team. The task, according to the post, is to continue to squash game bugs. A large patch was released last week to squash long-standing bugs and the plan is to continue to aggressively pursue even more.
According to a Tweet from industry-insider, David Bass, there has been a round of layoffs at Firefall developer, Red 5 Studios. At this time, we have no confirmation of the rumor but are digging for more information. We'll keep you posted as the story develops.
According to a post by Red 5's Mark Kern on the official Firefall forums, PvP has been taken out of the game for the time being. The team indicates that PvP wasn't attracting enough players and that it needs to be tabled and overhauled.
At last week's Gamescom, Red 5 released a ton of new information about the next open beta patch. In it, players will be asked to literally reclaim the Earth. Find out more about what's in store before heading to the comments to leave your thoughts.
During Gamescom, Red 5 announced that the Arsenal battleframe will be entering into the Firefall fray beginning next week. The team has released a terrific description of the Arsenal, a battleframe to be reckoned with.
Red 5 is calling on all Firefall players to login and play for as long as they can today and Friday as a stress test for the end of Stage 1 Open Beta. Even if you've yet to play Firefall, this is a great opportunity to end Phase 1 with a bang!