UFO Online starts second beta phase with numerous adjustments

Hamburg, 29.03.2012 – Today gamigo's turn-based strategy game UFO Online: Fight for Earth will begin its second closed beta phase. The game's developers, Funatics, have been using the time since the end of the very successful first test, during which the community provided lots of positive and constructive feedback, to create an improved, expanded and even nicer looking version.

Highlights of this new milestone are the expanded PvE content, two new alien characters and a loot system that allows players to pocket loot during a mission. Missions have been made more challenging and diverse by random alien spawn points and maps. Combat has also been given more depth with the addition of different target zones – standing with one's back to an opponent is not a good choice if one hopes to survive. The expandable player base has been given an complete overhaul. Its new appearance provides a better overview and is more interactive.

These are the biggest improvements and additions for the second beta phase at a glance:

  • Significantly expanded PvE content (two new aliens, new loot system, missions more dynamic with random spawns and maps)
  • Completely overhauled base that provides a better overview, more interaction and visual feedback
  • Increased tactical depth through character target zones with varying amounts of armor
  • Improved user interface with additional features to increase ease of use (drag & drop, direct control by double-clicking)
  • Comprehensive tutorial that explains all of the games most important features in 10 minutes
  • Improved graphics effects in general and weapons effects in particular
  • Optimization of the performance, especially in the Flash part of the game
 

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About gamigo AG

gamigo AG, a wholly owned subsidiary of Axel Springer AG, was founded in 2001 and has grown to become one of the leading publishers of free-to-play MMOGs in Europe. Since 2010, gamigo also publishes its games globally. A team of more than 100 employees works in the company headquarters in Hamburg and its branch office in New York City. The key to success is the emphasis on publishing high-quality games supervised by first-rate community management. The portfolio includes games from all ends of the gaming spectrum - from Facebook games and browser-based games to elaborate MMORPGs.  


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