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Planetary Annihilation brings RTS gameplay to a new generation of players in a way that's never been seen before.
Planetary Annihilation brings RTS gameplay to a new generation of players in a way that's never been seen before.
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planetaryannihilation.com - The Future of Titans and PA

Posted by Planetary Annihilation Inc (Creator)
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Hello Commanders,

We hope you enjoyed the multithreading technical update from Sorian. The work on modernising Planetary Annihilation continues and we will bring you more of that sweet technical goodness in future posts.

The transition from Uber Entertainment Inc to Planetary Annihilation Inc is almost complete and we have moved the website, forums and support.

New URLs are as follows:

Forums: https://forums.planetaryannihilation.com/
Support: https://support.planetaryannihilation.com/
Website: https://planetaryannihilation.com/

The support articles are being developed to provide more content relevant to issues we see reported. Like with any game though, we find most issues are caused by out-of-date drivers, especially with cross-platform OpenGL support, so please ensure you check that your drivers are up-to-date.

We are targeting 15th September for the launch of our official Discord server, though you can already sign-up. We will also be following up later with Discord rich presence support to make it easier than ever to form a party with your friends, join a game with them, or just spectate one they’re already in.

In looking to the future, Classic Planetary Annihilation has been removed from sale. This will not impact existing players, the game will remain in your Steam library and Classic PA players will still be able to upgrade to TITANS at the permanent 90% off discount. New players will only see TITANS in the store, which is both backwards compatible with Classic PA lobbies and also supports switching to classic mode to host classic games. Classic PA will continue to receive updates, including the new simulation performance improvements with multithreading that Sorian is working on.

Later this month we will be releasing new PTE (Public Test Environment) builds for TITANS and Classic PA with some of those improvements for you to try out. The PTE is how you can test out new features that are still under development, and we’ll be using it to get your feedback ahead of official releases.

See you in Discord on the 15th!

https://discord.gg/qPbcxzR

The PA Team

https://planetaryannihilation.com/

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      Kevin Burkhard on

      My guess would be management abandoned the company, so the developers who cared took up the mantel and began implementing features they wanted to implement from the start.

    2. Nathan Camp on

      I'm pretty pleased to see all of this activity on PA all of a sudden, if I may ask, what was the trigger?

      Looking forward to more updates ^_^

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      Matthew Butch on

      Great to see support is still ongoing!

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      Omnifarious on

      I'm really looking forward to an update for Linux support.

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      Max Hunt on

      Out of curiosity, if OpenGL is an issue, have you considered migrating to Vulkan? I don't know how much trouble that is though.

    6. Armen Nieuwenhuizen on

      there is a typo in the discord server name (Planetary Annhilation)

    7. Hostile Paradox on

      Noice. Also, the site is messed up.

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      Jake Kuska on

      OK.

      Does that mean I need to get my key from Uberent or lose access to the game?