Conan Exiles is Funcom’s take on an open world, survival Conan world where players write the stories and create the fun with the tools at their disposal. The game is finally exiting early access to launch globally on May 8th 2018, and much has changed. Since our review almost a year ago, the dev team has continued to iron out issues and improve gameplay based on early access feedback. Now that we’re a month away from launch, are the new changes worth checking out? Here’s what’s coming. A New Combat System The new combat system is very different and a huge improvement on the old one. The new system for Conan Exiles will have the brutal, tactical and savage combat which a Conan game deserves. The first thing you might notice is the new visual style. All weapons (swords, daggers, hammers, maces, spears, great swords etc) are getting their own attacks and animations. The attacks consist of a wide range of lunges, sweeps, jumps, cleaves, slashes and dashes. This … [Read more...] about Conan Exiles 2018: Is Conan Exiles Worth Playing At Launch Come May 8th?
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Conan Exiles, the buy to play survival game from Funcom, is officially launching on May 8th, 2018 after 14 months of early access. The game will be available on PC, Xbox, and PS4. To celebrate the upcoming launch, Funcom released the following new Conan Exiles trailer: The biggest changes with full release is a revamped combat system, 2 new giant maps, new Purge PvE invasions, farming, fast travel, new perks, gear, and more. A full list of launch changes can be found here. “We wanted to make sure leaving Early Access is something more than just removing the Early Access label and saying we’re done,” says Funcom CEO Rui Casais. “Besides being the first time it’s available on PlayStation 4, the launch of Conan Exiles brings with it a massive expansion of the game world, game-changing new features such as monster invasions known as the purge and an entirely new action-oriented combat system, as well as many other major additions that truly makes this the … [Read more...] about Conan Exiles Officially Launching on May 8th
Conan Exiles Preparing For Global Launch On May 8th, Releases New Trailer After 14 months of Early Access, Conan Exiles finally receives its full launch on May 8th, becoming available all over the world digitally and in physical retail. Today, Funcom kicks off the countdown to launch on www.conanexiles.com and fires off a brand new trailer that captures how the new Conan Exiles will look and play on May 8th. Funcom has also released a blog post today detailing exactly what’s coming to the game at launch. And there’s a lot. Catch the new trailer here: https://youtu.be/f8XoLByWiHE “Live. Love. Burn with life. Slay and survive,” says the world’s greatest barbarian as he thrusts another exile into the deadly beautiful open-world of the Exiled Lands. Soon, gamers on PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4 will get to do just that. “We wanted to make sure leaving Early Access is something more than just … [Read more...] about Conan Exiles Preparing For Global Launch On May 8th, Releases New Trailer
Conan Exiles has seen a steady decline in its playerbase since the game’s Early Access launch in January 2017. The open-world survival MMORPG peaked at 53k concurrent players in February 2017 dropping to a 3k-player average in just five months, mostly because of negative reviews on Steam. Surprisingly, Funcom was able to turn things around, regaining most of their playerbase when the game launched earlier this month. According to analytics tracking website GitHyp, the game peaked at 49k concurrent players on May 13th, just a few days after its May 8th launch date. The tracking site says that the game’s successful comeback is because of the developers’ dedication to improving the game. “When it debuted on Steam, feedback from players was Mixed with many complaining that the $29.99 game was unplayable in its current state,” says GitHyp. “Since coming out of early access last week with a $10 higher price tag, reviews from players have changed to Mostly … [Read more...] about Conan Exiles Peaks At 49k Concurrent Players On Launch Day
Conan Exiles. But, game development doesn’t really stop at launch day does it? Funcom’s weekly Conan Exiles newsletter reveals that the devs are still hard at work on improving the game and diligently taking care of any bugs and exploits that they find. “We’re one month (and then some) out from the full launch of Conan Exiles, but work on the game is not slowing down. There are still bugs to fix, exploits to remove and balancing and optimizations to implement, and since launch we’ve rolled out several hotfixes to improve various aspects of the game.” Unfortunately, there’s only so much the team can do. The dev team assures players, however, that they are aware of the problems and will be working on them once they’ve fixed more important issues. “Everything is getting its due diligence,” says the devs. “We may not be able to respond to everything we see, but we’re keeping track of bug reports and feedback from the … [Read more...] about Conan Exiles Devs Say That ‘Work On The Game Is Not Slowing Down’