One Word: MULTIPLAYER!!!
At Revival Productions, we've been consistent about our desire to make Overload a great single-player game, a high-quality 6-DOF shooter that everyone can enjoy. We are aiming to release it in March of 2017 on Playstation 4, Xbox One, and PC/Mac/Linux. None of that is changing. However...
MULTIPLAYER EXPANSION; FREE TO ALL BACKERS!
Due to overwhelming demand, we are now committing (if the Kickstarter makes it) to making a MULTIPLAYER EXPANSION for Overload. We always wanted to have multiplayer and believed we would eventually, but we did not feel comfortable making a public commitment to it. It's too easy for something like multiplayer to blow up the schedule and adversely affect the single player game. We want to hit our single player date with a great game.
So, here's our plan: We will deliver the single player game in March, 2017. If the Kickstarter campaign is successful, we will deliver multiplayer as an expansion sometime after that (likely 6-8 months). Everyone who backs the campaign at the DIGITAL EDITION reward level and above will receive a free copy of the multiplayer expansion. We are not sure on the scope, but it will include the competitive modes and key features that kept Descent going for over 20 years.
REDDIT AMA NOW LIVE
Matt Toschlog and I will be starting to answer questions on our AMA on Reddit in a matter of moments. The main topic is Descent, but we won't be surprised to get some questions about Overload as well. Head over there right now and ask all of your burning questions.
FORUMS LIVE AND 25% FUNDED!
And: We just hit 25% funding this morning after just 5 days. We still have a ways to go, but we're expecting to make a big push this week and we want to thank everyone for their support so far!
- Mike Kulas