Star Atlas R2 - A Multiplayer Journey Through an Action-Packed Galactic Oasis
Join Space Pilots in Preparation for the War Brewing on the Horizon: Your Training Begins Now!
In the previous release of the Star Atlas Showroom, you discovered the foundations of the gorgeous Unreal Engine 5-powered Volant Station in the far reaches of the Galia Expanse, the sector of space that is home to mankind’s future known as the MUD, where important events of the Star Atlas metaverse take place.
Now, in our second release (R2), a part of the Pre-Season, you’ll see that the metaverse you’ve been visiting has grown. The Volant Station is not Captain Asha's fortress of solitude any longer but filled with the life and desire of pilots looking to graduate from the legendary Council of Peace Iris Academy. You and your friends are some of the capable individuals striving to conquer the leaderboards of the different training courses.
Do your best, pilot, for you have little time to prepare. Even now, the enemies of the Council are moving somewhere in the darkness of the void…In-game screen capture: Multiplayer /// Metaverse in Light Speed Expansion /// Immersive Blockchain-Powered UE5 Experience
The First Training Course - The Space Dogfighting Arena
Although the Council of Peace Academy is known for having the best professors in the galaxy, the most distinct difference between their students is the educational support offered by the Academy in terms of experience.
Their emphasis on training pilots via the empirical method has resulted in the Titan Arena, the most realistic space dogfighting experience ever created.
As you enter this vivid simulation with your faithful Pearce X4, you will instantly be immersed in the adrenaline rush that comes with a battle in open space.
This course will take you through waves of enemies, each using different ships and strategies to test your abilities in terms of environmental awareness, aim, defensive maneuvers, and the overall challenge of surviving a dogfight while flying through an asteroid belt.
This fast-paced combat simulation is the first taste of the vibrant, adrenaline-fueled, open-space combat of Star Atlas. As we add future enhancements, you’ll be able to compete using other vessels and challenge other players to duels or team battles!
Another exciting development in this R2 version of the Showroom is the introduction of a global leaderboard. Monthly winners will be entitled to rewards, including the glory of being the ace fighter in the Star Atlas Metaverse. Can you beat the legendary Captain Asha’s score? We will find out in the arena.In-game screen capture: Dogfighting Arena /// Metaverse in Light Speed Expansion /// Immersive Blockchain-Powered UE5 Experience
The Second Training Course - The Racing Track
A love for speed is a language that transcends the barriers between species in the universe of Star Atlas, and the race pilot career is one of the most respected and exciting fields of expertise in the galaxy.
From freighting goods across rogue faction systems to the deadly racing tracks of unstable gravity moons, the desire to be the fastest in the galaxy is not only thrilling but very profitable in a universe where your skills and speed make the difference between life and death.
That’s why the Volant Station developed the racing gates, allowing Academy students to learn everything from the basics of flying to the most daring maneuvers to stay ahead of the competition.
Needless to say, you will be able to challenge your friends to see who has the best time in the trials, and the leaderboard will also keep track of who is the fastest pilot in the galaxy at all times.
If you envision yourself being the one at the controls of your ship, deciding your fate in the future of Star Atlas, you better get used to the physics and mechanics of the different ships. Only training makes perfection, and anything less than perfection will put you at risk in a very competitive galaxy.In-game screen capture: The Volant Station Racing Track /// Metaverse in Light Speed Expansion /// Immersive Blockchain-Powered UE5 Experience
Explore The Station’s Expanding Facilities by Flying Your Ships
In the first version of the Volant Station, you were presented with the high fidelity of Unreal Engine 5, allowing you to see the first version of a realistic metaverse coming to life.
Now, this metaverse is starting to expand. You can already fly around with your Pearce X4 or the Floyd Liner and see the expansion of the Volant Station. You can also summon your ships and see that some of them, like the Opal Jet and The Calico Medtech, are now finalized and available to be enjoyed in their full glory. In fact, if you pay attention, you will see that there is something coming on the horizon…
The Volant Station is the foundation upon which we are building the Star Atlas galaxy, and as time passes, you will see yourself living inside a vibrant universe populated with aliens, secrets, stories, and challenges.
If in this update you get a sense of how combat and racing will look in Star Atlas, in our upcoming module you will see more complex gameplay loops, such as mining and crafting coming to life in their initial forms, all while we polish other existing content and keep delivering the fundamentals of our galaxy, such as the final versions of our ships and structures.
The player's in-game frontiers will be constantly expanded so that you can discover more and more mysteries of the galactic frontier. This will continue until we reach our goal of providing a fully player-driven, play-to-earn, MMO, functional metaverse, where our community is sovereign and responsible for the fate of thousands of worlds in which players and factions battle on economic, political, and military fronts.
If you want to learn more about this fascinating universe and how we’re leveraging the latest technologies to elevate gaming to a new level, join our Discord server! Our community is friendly, supportive, and eager to help. They’ll get you up to speed in no time!