So, if you have been following Escape from Tarkov at all, you know its been plagues with slowness, developer problems, and a severe lack of information. Well, Battlestate Games has released a new screenshot pack from its in-development title Escape from Tarkov. So, now you can look at how pretty it is. You know, because gameplay is less important than graphics.
Battlestate Games says the new screen shots are from the Alpha, presumably meaning that the game is at least in a partly finished state. The screen shots show the area “The Customs”.
In “The Customs” most of the abandoned or occupied places are guarded by bands of civilian Scavengers who took over most of the Tarkov when the conflict started. These ‘Scavs’ are desperate for loot and ruthless in protecting what they have managed to salvage.
Escape from where now?
Ill forgive you for not knowing that this game is coming up. Mostly because I also had no idea. It’s basically an atmospheric survival/shooter, very similar to the S.T.A.L.K.E.R series, only it’s also an MMO.
Escape from Tarkov is a hardcore story-driven MMO featuring elements of FPS and RPG. The events take place in the Russian city of Tarkov, which has been sealed of by roadblocks and sunk into the chaos of local warfare between private military companies. Escape from Tarkov’s Hazardous Environment Combat Simulator employs a number of custom system modules to create incredibly immersive gameplay and make players feel the reality of what is happening in the game.
Why do I care?
Survival games aren’t for everyone, sure. But, for this game, you can expect a sort of fall out meets Day Z vibe. A huge part of the game will no doubt be just surviving. Since this is supposed to be like S.T.A.L.K.E.R I assume that bullets will be scarce, and you will have to save them for when you most need. There has never really been a good MMO like this before. So, this is new ground. Also this game is pretty, so its better than other games, because it has graphics. If you want to sign up for the Alpha you can do it here.
Good luck out there.