Development continues apace on Ashes of Creation as the crowdfunded MMO creeps toward its Alpha One test. To help get there, Intrepid Studios said that it will be reactivating its Apocalypse battle royale test on August 20th to gather more feedback and test critical systems now that the team has had time to improve the game as a whole. This test is expected to run for the remainder of August and through September.
But if battle royale isn’t your thing, perhaps you’d be interested in checking out a new feature that we haven’t seen before: mayoral caravans. So are these nail-biting diplomacy missions or the biggest escort quests ever? Check out the video after the break to decide.
“The mayoral caravans in particular will interact with the node system in a very integral way,” said Intrepid, “allowing mayors to establish trade with nearby cities, extend relationships with other nodes, and create the opportunity for conflict and cooperation.