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The Skies Announce Open Steam Early Access

The Skies launches through Steam on April 16th; Limited 30-day sale of Lifetime Premium Package commences.

Kennesaw, GA – April 14th, 2016  Eforb  is pleased to announce the open Steam launch of the electrifying post-apocalyptic MMORPG The Skies. From April 16th not only  is a free download and play  available, but even more exciting is the limited time launch celebration offer for the Lifetime Premium Package. This offer will only be available for the next 30 days up until May 16th, 2016  for a one-time exclusive price of just $14.99, making this the best time to buy in. The normal price is $9.99 per month.

The Skies is a free-to-play post-apocalyptic MMORPG with shooter elements and a non-linear storyline, set in an open world which covers an area larger than 200 sq km. Players will carve out their own role in the vast regions and cities of The Skies with the fully customizable role system and strong focus on freedom of player choice.

The Skies’ Closed Beta has been a resounding success with players and journalists alike. Travis Crawford of ScionStormTV stated, “I did have fun roaming around with no linear gameplay. So I'm going to stick around in this one a little while. And keep an eye on it to see how it progresses.”

Suzie Ford of MMORPG.com talked about the early excitement surrounding The Skies, “Quickly getting the thumbs up on Steam Greenlight and generating chatter at IndieDb, The Skies seemed ready to claim its niche.”

The Lifetime Premium Package   is the only package that is subscription-based but it is an incredible deal for those who really want to play The Skies. It will permanently unlock Premium, granting 50% more experience and gold from PvP battles, 30% increased experience and gold from PvE activities, 150% faster crafting speed, 2 additional crafting queue slots, armor customization options, and access to the closed testing environment and some early builds of new game elements.  

   Watch The Skies Official Launch Trailer - Early Alpha Access On Steam

 

The non-linear storyline of The Skies is based on the graphic novel by Game Designer Anton Paramonov, putting the player in charge of how they want to play. The game features a fully customizable role system which can be enhanced through crafting and production, a multi-level player-driven economy, PvP, Clan Wars, and Team vs Team Combat which provide the means  to fight over territories. In addition there is a huge open world covering 12 sq km (3 sq miles) of gameplay area initially and providing the player with the freedom to explore, conquer, and save mankind.

Key Features of The Skies:

 

  • 12 sq km (3 sq. miles) of gameplay area initially and 16 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.
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