If all goes according to plan, most, if not all, Ashes players will have Escalation in the next few days.
Why are we expanding the criteria?
Simply put: While people like Ashes of the Singularity, the overwhelming message is that the community needs to be merged together.
We originally planned to allow players to play MP against each other but as time has gone on, it has become increasingly apparent that this would have both technical and fairness issues (i.e. do Ashes players get strat...
Want to find other players to play with in Escalation?
Download the Escalation Browser. When in your system tray, it will turn green if number of eligible players grows. You can also chat with other players who hang out as well.
The Ashes: Escalation stream is now at 9pm ET on Tuesdays!
Join us for a late night Ashes: Escalation stream over on Twitch at 9pm ET on 1/24! There will be giveaways, comp stomps, and plenty of salt.
This will be replacing the afternoon stream tomorrow.
Take a look at a basic overview of a game's early starting builds and learn how to prepare your defenses, start building your army, and pinpoint regions for conquer.
GeneralsGentlemen has a new video which goes through an introduction of Ashes of the Singularity.
Eliminator Turret damage increased from 1000 to 2000Starburst Turret damage increased from 80 to 200Artemis logistics cost increased from 6 to 8Thantos sight radius increased from 500m to 800mAthena HP reduced from 2000 to 1200Engineer build time increased from 25 to 26Strategic Bomber cost increased from 120 metal to 480 metalStrategic Bomber cost increased from 800 rads to 1200 radsDrone Hive shield recharge reduced from 2 per sec to 1 per secMauler m...
Any of you interested in multiplayer (ranked) you can download and run this:
Basically, you run this and it goes into your system tray. When there are ranked games available for you in your region, it will notify you. Then, just load up Ashes and join the multiplayer queue.
Future updates will let you launch and go right into the queue, this is an internal alpha.
Do not distribute this link as it's...
We'll be streaming Escalation today on Twitch starting at 2pm ET! See you there!
GameWatcher has posted their review of Escalation and gives it an 8.5/10!
"Between the new aircraft, cool new orbitals, and fantastic design of the Strategic Zoom function, there’s a lot here to love for any fan of the mass real-time strategy."
Read more here....
Gaming Trend posted their review of Ashes: Escalation and gives it a 90/100!
"Well beyond simple DLC, Escalation polishes every aspect of the base game. The campaign is excellent, and the expansion of defensive and upgradeable structures helps ease in new players."
Downward Thrust has a video review for Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation!
BRNKoINSANITY is playing a great game of Ashes: Escalation.
IGN has their review of Ashes: Escalation up and gives it an 8.1 /10!
"Escalation succeeds at making Ashes of the Singularity a bigger, better, sleeker RTS that allows you to play its great new content alongside just about everything from the base game (including the lacklustre original campaign missions)."
Read the full review here....
Ashes of the Singularity is a massive-scale, real-time-strategy game set in the future where individual beings command vast armies of machines to conquer entire worlds to add them to their empires.
Ashes of the Singularity was released first. It was designed to target both new players to the genre as well as veteran players. After release, however, veteran players provided a wealth of feedback that indicated they were looking for Ashes to evolve into a substantially mor...