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Hyper Scape launches August 11

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Free-to-play fast-paced urban battle royale first-person shooter Hyper Scape will launch for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC on August 11, Ubisoft announced. The July 12-launched open beta, which is currently live on PC, will end on August 2.

The game’s first season, titled “The First Principle,” will feature new gameplay content, new Hyper Scape Crowncast features, and the ability to discover more about the Hyper Scape universe.

Here are the launch details, via Ubisoft:
Limited Time In-Game Currency Reward Event

As a thank you to all of our fans who have made the beta a success, we are launching a special reward event this weekend. Play the beta or watch on Twitch for at least one hour and you will receive 600 Bitcrowns on August 11th when Season One launches. There are two ways players can unlock this reward:

Play the Open Beta for at least one hour this weekend.

Watch eligible Hyper Scape streams on Twitch for at least one hour. (Streams must have the Crowncast extension enabled. Players must first link their Uplay account using the extension and claim at least one battle pass point to be eligible)

This reward is available starting today at 9:00 a.m. PT / 6:00 p.m. CEST and lasts until the Open Beta ends on Sunday August 2 at 11:59 p.m. PDT / Monday August 3 at 8:59 a.m. CEST.

Console Launch with Season One

Following PC-exclusive live phases, Xbox One and PlayStation 4 players will have the opportunity to jump into the Hyper Scape for the first time. Console players who have unlocked or purchased Technical Test and Open Beta cosmetic items, either by playing the live phases on PC or through Hyper Scape Crowncast, will have access to all those items when playing on console, as Hyper Scape supports cross-progression on all platforms.

New Content Coming with Season One

Hyper Scape’s first season introduces a brand new mid-range weapon, the Dragonfly, as well as a new hack, Magnet, which can be used to trap unsuspecting contenders. Season One will include a total of 11 guns and 11 hacks. In addition to Solo and Squad Crown Rush, additional limited time game modes are also planned for Season One.

Hyper Scape‘s Story Stars with Season One

Season One kick-starts the overarching Hyper Scape narrative: There is a mystery in the Hyper Scape created by Prisma Dimensions that players will have to solve. Season One introduces Memory Shards that players can collect to discover more about certain characters and events. Every week, a new Memory Shard will be hidden in the game world, for players to find and collect. In addition to Memory Shards, comics will be released during Season One and following Seasons, building Hyper Scape’s story.

New Features for the Crowncast Extension on Twitch

Hyper Scape’s first season will introduce a new feature to the innovative Hyper Scape Crowncast Twitch extension: Kudos, a tool that allows viewers to support their streamers and react to the most exciting moments by producing in-game visual effects within a particular streamer’s match – Kudos can be purchased with Twitch’s Bits, a virtual good that shows support for streamers.

Thanks to Hyper Scape Crowncast, viewers can also progress on their free and premium Battle Pass by watching Hyper Scape streams on Twitch. Streamers can also invite viewers to join their squad in just a few clicks. The Vote on Events feature that provide viewers real-time impact on the battle gets extended in Season one with a new event card called “Lethal Melee.” During a “Lethal Melee” event, a player’s melee weapon can eliminate opponents in one hit. In total, nine Event cards are already available in the Hyper Scape Crowncast extension.

Season One Battle Pass

Hyper Scape Season One also includes new customization items through its Battle Pass. This Battle Pass offers a free and a premium track and features 100 tiers of exclusive cosmetic items to unlock during the Season. The premium track of the Battle Pass is available for 950 Bitcrowns, the in-game currency. Players get Bitcrowns by simply playing the game, or by purchasing packs of Bitcrowns with real money on the Ubisoft or first party stores. Similar to the Open Beta, viewers can progress their Battle Pass simply by watching Hyper Scape streams on Twitch with the Hyper Scape Crowncast extension enabled. Additional customization items will be available through the in-game shop.
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It's not coming out on the Switch.
 
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On the PlayStation 4 trailer it says at the end: Play Free Now on PS4

Not even a trailer ubi is able to make it right. :messenger_tears_of_joy: :messenger_tears_of_joy: :messenger_tears_of_joy: :messenger_anxious:

Is in august or today? Most people interested is asking that over youtube...
 
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They're taking the game away again? Ubi is a little behind the times. I bet every time they remove access from the game they lose a lot of players. The closed beta should have been the release.
 

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it's excellent, probably my game of the year unless something better comes along

imma try to make the |ot| ~ gotta find some time between now and launch
 
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600 free credits if you play for an hour, ends august 2nd

grats to the team, try to stabilize connections when you can
 

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it's excellent, probably my game of the year unless something better comes along

imma try to make the |ot| ~ gotta find some time between now and launch

the controls are a bit shit IMO. sliding feels stiff and unrefined. jumps feel unresponsive in many scenarios (needs coyote time or extend the collisionbox during slides IMO).

also mobility abilities need a massive nerf, the ability to just run away from a fight while you're about to lose the fight is way too prevalent
 
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the controls are a bit shit IMO. sliding feels stiff and unrefined. jumps feel unresponsive in many scenarios (needs coyote time or extend the collisionbox during slides IMO).

also mobility abilities need a massive nerf, the ability to just run away from a fight while you're about to lose the fight is way too prevalent
feels fine to me, stiff in some ways but more forceful

i usually chase people who run away
 

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feels fine to me, stiff in some ways but more forceful

i usually chase people who run away

IMO the map design makes it hard to do that if they have slam and invisibility, fly up, go invisible and then run through a bunch of buildings... sometimes that's really hard to track down, especially if they got level 4 on both and have a super low cooldown for both abilities
 
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IMO the map design makes it hard to do that if they have slam and invisibility, fly up, go invisible and then run through a bunch of buildings... sometimes that's really hard to track down, especially if they got level 4 on both and have a super low cooldown for both abilities
all that stuff is telegraphed audibly and visually

it can be difficult but not impossible if you remain focused and locked on target
 

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Tried this game for a bit, I'd easily rate it above fortnite just because I hate building.
The shooting is good and the perks are interesting, kinda different from the other battle royales.
However I noticed that is fairly inactive, the games are supposed to be made of 99 players but I never got in a match with more than 40
 
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