No New Content For Tribes: Ascend, Smite Takes Priority

Written by Andrew Moynihan on Sun, Jul 14, 2013 10:13 AM
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Tribes: Ascend players will be disappointed to hear that the 4 months without updates they've already survived are not about to end.

Hi-Rez are moving their development efforts to Smite instead, their take on the MOBA genre, and may not be coming back to Tribes: Ascend at all...

The community has been starting to complain that the regular stream of updates have dried up in the past months, and Hi-Rez boss Todd Harris finally made a statement about it:

"For the next six months our primary development focus is Smite. Beyond that it is GA2 [Global Agenda 2]. And beyond that a TA2 [Tribes Ascend 2] would be more likely than a major update to TA; but to be clear no devs are currently working toward TA2."

News of Tribes Ascend 2 is suitably interesting, but there are no plans for it yet at all. There may be one more update before Ascend is left EOL, which will add a few new maps and some bug fixes; hardly a filling update.

The game and its servers will still be supported for a long time however, and may see more acceptance into various competitive scenes.

Do you guys still play Tribes: Ascend? What do you think they could do with a sequel? Tell us your thoughts below!

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09:59 Jul-15-2013

Oh NO!!!!!!!
Best shooter is not getting any major patch SAD :( ....Best Game :D

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04:51 Jul-15-2013

smite is fun :D

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18:04 Jul-14-2013

Global Agenda 2`? Oh god, don't waste your time with this franchise please...

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14:03 Jul-14-2013

Im no good at the game, but it is my favorite shooter. Still i think Tribes has enough content already.

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13:36 Jul-14-2013

I don't like the game anyway, sooooo... I don't know why I'm here :P

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14:02 Jul-14-2013

+1

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11:13 Jul-14-2013

Whyyyy?! It's the only shooter I am good at!!!!! And the only one I know of in which you have to think about more than just aiming for the enemy's head.

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10:54 Jul-14-2013

i dont even like tribes ascend

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