Tribes: Ascend

PC, XB360 / Action / Release: Apr 12, 2012 / ESRB: RP-T+

Tribes: Ascend won't receive any 'major' updates for at least six months

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 15, 2013 11:00am PDT

A steady flow of fresh content is important for the well-being of free-to-play multiplayer games but Tribes: Ascend, well, is looking a little peaky. Developer Hi-Rez has said its timeline for the next six months doesn't include any "major" for the free-to-play FPS, and mayb...


Tribes: Ascend 'Game of the Year Edition' coming Friday

By Steve Watts, Feb 13, 2013 10:30am PST

Hi-Rez Studios is releasing a Tribes: Ascend "Game of the Year" edition on Friday. It packages all of the classes, weapons, and perks together for a "launch discount" price of $29.99, or $19.99 for current VIPs.


Tribes: Ascend update releases Twinfusor weapon

By Steve Watts, Jul 25, 2012 4:30pm PDT

Tribes: Ascend is issuing the "Twinfusor" update today, which includes a new weapon, new maps, and plenty of tweaks.


Tribes: Ascend update adds two maps, bug fixes

By Steve Watts, Jun 25, 2012 3:00pm PDT

Tribes: Ascend has added two more maps and a host of bug fixes and balance adjustments with its sixth update.


Tribes: Ascend 'Tartarus' update adds new CTF and Arena maps

By Steve Watts, May 08, 2012 3:00pm PDT

Tribes: Ascend is getting a free update with two new maps, saved loadouts, and various gameplay adjustments.


Tribes: Ascend release set for April

By Steve Watts, Mar 09, 2012 8:00am PST

Tribes: Ascend has an official release date of April 12, and Hi-Rez Studios released a parody trailer to mark the occasion.


Tribes: Ascend open beta launches Friday

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 22, 2012 7:30am PST

After a few months of closed beta testing, Hi-Rez Studios is ready to share Tribes: Ascend with the hoi polloi. Its free-to-play take on the much-loved jetpacking PC shooter series will enter open beta on Friday.


Tribes: Ascend beta starts November 4

By Steve Watts, Oct 10, 2011 8:30am PDT

Hi-Rez Studios head Todd Harris has revealed that the Tribes: Ascend beta will hit on November 4.


Tribes: Ascend opens beta applications

By Steve Watts, Sep 14, 2011 12:00pm PDT

Hi-Rez Studios has opened up registrations for the Tribes: Ascend beta test, saying the closed beta will launch in the coming weeks.


Daily Filter: August 19, 2011

By Tyler J. Smith, Aug 19, 2011 8:15pm PDT

Today's Filter features four new trailers for Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine, a cinematic trailer for Might & Magic Heroes VI, a new trailer for Star Wars: The Old Republic, and much more!


Tribes: Ascend 'initial focus' is PC

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 06, 2011 8:00am PDT

Tribes: Ascend's "first initial focus is the PC," developer Hi-Rez has revealed. The free-to-play revival of the beloved shooter series is also hitting XBLA, but Hi-Rez says consoles lag in supporting F2P games.


Tribes: Ascend beta gameplay video

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 28, 2011 12:15pm PDT

Developer Hi-Rez Studios released a new trailer, showing off beta footage of the jetpack-infused gameplay of Tribes: Ascend.


Tribes: Ascend also going free to play

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 27, 2011 4:15pm PDT

Built on Unreal Engine 3, Tribes: Ascend is a downloadable multiplayer shooter for PC and Xbox 360, billed as a "multiplayer successor" to Tribes 2. And, surprisingly, it will also be free-to-play.


Tribes: Ascend announced for PC and Xbox 360

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 11, 2011 7:55am PST

A new Tribes game described as "the multiplayer successor" to Tribes 2 has been announced, due in late 2011 on PC and Xbox 360.