Berlin: 04th of August, 2015 – Sandbox Interactive, developers of sandbox MMORPG Albion Online, have concluded their 4-week Summer Alpha event and released some impressive player participation and activity stats:
Sandbox Interactive has now announced the Closed Beta phase for Albion Online as a next step in the development cycle and published a roadmap with the features and changes to be expected until then.
Highlights of the roadmap include:
Flattening of the gear power curve to ensure more balanced PvP
Tailoring gear to 19 different combat styles
Removal of Silver Tax
Complete rework of Learning Points system
Expansions on the „Hellgate“ concept (e.g. 1vs.1 hellgates or 5vs5vs5)
Introduction of Open World PvP events
Improved Guild Management tools and logs
The full roadmap, posted by Sandbox Interactive Founder & CEO Stefan “Bercilak” Wiezorek, can be viewed in the Albion Online forum:https://forum.albiononline.com/index.php/Thread/15652-Roadmap-to-Closed-Beta/?postID=169668#post169668
About Albion Online
Albion Online is a cross-platform medieval style sandbox MMO. The free MMO offers players an extensive character customization system with no class restrictions, a completely player-driven economy and dynamic PvP battles. The action of the open game world revolves around sieging, claiming and defending territories. Albion Online will be released as a free-to-play title on Windows, Mac, Linux, iOS and Android in Q1 2016. You can find more information on the website at http://albiononline.com/.
About Sandbox Interactive GmbH
Sandbox Interactive is an independent development studio founded in January 2012 and is based in Berlin, Germany, currently employing 25 full-time and 9 freelance programmers and designers on their cross-platform sandbox MMO Albion Online. Sandbox Interactive follows the belief that the creation of your own world and interaction with other players are paramount to entertainment – and, that these ideas are truly brought to life in the sandbox genre. With Albion Online, they are making a game with compelling gameplay and the player’s experience squarely in the foreground.