Laguna Hills, CA – June 27, 2012 – Red 5 Studios is pleased to announce that Firefall has reached more than 500,000 registered members, a significant milestone for the independent studio. The 500,000 mark represents Red 5’s commitment to nurturing a flourishing community which stands behind its innovative approach to online gaming. To prepare the coming wave of new players for their first journey into Firefall’s universe, Red 5 has revealed the official system requirements:
- OS: Windows XP (32/64-bit)
- PROCESSOR (AMD): Dual Core @ 2.6 Ghz (Athon 64 x2, Athlon II x2, Phenom II x2)
- PROCESSOR (Intel): Dual Core @ 2.2 Ghz (Core 2, Core i3, Pentium Dual Core)
- GPU: DirectX 9 compatible AMD or Nvidia video card with 1GB RAM (AMD/ATI Radeon HD 4550 or Nvidia Geforce 8600)
- MEMORY: 4 GB
- PROCESSOR (AMD): Quad Core @ 2.8 Ghz (Athlon II X4, Phenom, Phenom II X4)
- PROCESSOR (Intel): Quad Core @ 2.4 Ghz (Core 2 Quad, i5, i7)
- GPU: AMD/ATI Radeon HD 4850 or Nvidia Geforce GTS 450
- MEMORY: 4 GB
"The feedback and support from our community has been an integral part of the development process," said Mark Kern, CEO of Red 5. “We’re treatingFirefall as a service, which means it’s critical that we’re continually adding value and fun for players. Having a large and growing community lets us know that we’re on the right track. But more importantly, their feedback helps usstay on the right track.”
After recently completing the first stage of Firefall’s exclusive beta test, Red 5 is making significant changes to the game based on community input. The Tribe is rolling out a massive update that will affect everything from progression to core gameplay mechanics. VP of Development James Macauley outlined how Firefall is going to change later this summer, in a recent development update.
As Firefall moves into stage two of its exclusive beta, fans can expect to see a large number of invites sent out to meet growing demand. Anyone can sign-up for the chance to be invited into the beta over at the official Firefall homepage, or catch Firefall at Anime Expo on June 29 – July 1, when Red 5 reveals its LAN-party-on-wheels, the “Mobile Gaming Unit”.
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