Spellsworn [official website] will be going to free to play for Linux and Windows this March. The games been on Steam Early Access since November 2015. Which is also the debut title from indie developer Frogsong Studios.
So in March Spellsworn will move out of Steam Early Access into a free to play commercial launch. The games also takes heavy inspiration from the WarCraft 3 custom mod, Warlocks.
Spellsworn is a competitive PvP arena brawler. Featuring fast-paced spellcasting matches. All set on a continuously shrinking arena. encroached by destructive, arcane-powered surroundings.
Spellsworn – Free-to-Play Trailer (Linux, Windows)
“The competitive nature of Spellsworn is ideal for a free to play business model and this change in monetization will make it easier for our community to grow and enjoy the fast paced arena battles through a seamless matchmaking system,” said Stefan Jonsson, CEO of Frogsong Studios. “We want to stress that only cosmetic items. Like skins and staffs, will be monetized. Which will not affect the gameplay in any way. Players, who acquire Spellsworn before the launch. Who are in for a treat as they will be get six unique items. Two of which will be exclusive to the Early Access owners only!”
So in Spellsworn, players rely upon tactics. While using quick reflexes to outsmart and obliterate opponents.
Therefore a well thought out combination of spells. This takes place across five different disciplines. So offensive, defensive, area, utility and travel.
Players battle it out in teams or free-for-all. Which is over intense five-round matches for up to eight players. Between each round the magic arsenal can be customized. Which means buying, selling or upgrading spells. Also switching up the play style and messing with the minds of rival wizards.
The magic mayhem also reaches another level. So once the hazardous environment begins wreaking havoc on the playable field. This causes damage over time to each player, who gets pushed off the arena. With an ever-changing environment that poses as much of a threat as the enemy. The player has to adapt, which is just as important as a quick hand and mind. In a world gripped by a war of magic, only the skilled and strong will be victorious!
Steam games release:
Spellsworn is available on Steam Early Access for $9.99/€9.99/£9.99 for Linux and Mac. The games going Free to Play this March with a full launch. So check out further details via the games official website.