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Space Punks  rolls out “The SpOiled One” patch in first major Open Beta update.

'The SpOiled One' update spills all over the open beta.
[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Game Developer and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource Games Press]

  • Update brings a whole new planet to explore, a respawn feature, new HUD and a raft of bug fixes.

  • “The SpOiled One marks the first major update since Space Punk’s Open Beta launch in April”
     

Cambridge, UK - Wednesday 3rd August 2022, 12pm BST: Polish game developer Flying Wild Hog’s free-to-play looter-shooter Space Punks invites players to explore the planet Spor with Update 6: “The SpOiled One” - featuring new game modes, changed respawn rules and a whole host of tweaks and bug fixes
 

This latest update introduces players to the dusty and oily Spor where they are invited to explore an environment full of new hazards and challenges. Fight the digital infection with three exciting Get-A Job missions and two challenging Timed Events, ride the Toxicart in “Toxic Byproducts”, top up the Jerry-Can in “Need SpOil ASAP”, or get chased by an orbital laser of doom in “Moving Target”!
 

In addition, Update 6 introduces a respawn feature to all modes apart from “the Crack”. After losing all their hit points, players fall and enter Spectator Mode, and will automatically respawn after a countdown unless revived by a party member. Each automatic respawn increases the respawn timer, but as before - if all players fall at once at any point, the mission fails.
 

Alongside these new additions - a new HUD is included in all missions, tougher enemy modifiers that were only present in the Crack’s endless dungeon mode can now randomly affect enemies on Stopan and Bannik on higher Power Levels, and the game has undergone some rebalancing in areas like crafting.
 

Please find the YouTube Link here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pwqk8ucrZWU

 
We promised you SpOr, and we've delivered! Come explore a whole new planet full of new enemies, dangers, missions, and most importantly, rewards! Ignore the ...

The full patch notes for Update 6: The SpOiled One can be found here:

https://www.playspacepunks.com/updates
 

Michał Kuk, Flying Wild Hog’s Head of Cracow Studio and Space Punks Game Director, said: "We promised the community Spor, and now we have delivered! Space Punks continues to evolve into a more and more awesome experience for players around the world, and since the launch of the Open Beta we’ve been able to take on even more valuable feedback from the community and channel that into making Space Punks a true living game that players return to again and again. But we have so much more that we want to do in the coming months, so watch this space for even more big updates later this year."
 

Space Punks launched into Open Beta in April 2022 and is available to play for free via the Epic Games Store. Players who wish to actively support and help shape the game’s ongoing development can still purchase one of the Founders Packs on the Epic Games Store:
 

- Swag Pack: The basic pack for any budding misfit unlocks all four main characters from the get-go. It also features a Season 1 Battle Pass for Open Beta and exclusive backgrounds, four emotes, the Epic Cape and Epic Dash effect. Price: $29.99 / €23.99 / £21.99

- Splendor Pack: The ultimate starter kit for only the hardcore scoundrel features everything in the Swag Pack as well as other additional benefits – four Epic Character Skins, Epic Player Entrance and Scaraby 8G companion. Price: $49.99 / €39.99 / £34.99

 

About Space Punks:  

Space Punks is a living, cooperative, free-to-play, sci-fi action-RPG looter-shooter-slasher game developed by leading Polish game studio Flying Wild Hog. Space Punks features crazy, over-the-top action in a unique, irreverent sci-fi setting, where players blast their way to fame, glory and wealth by taking on lucrative contracts on far-flung planets against impossible odds. Space Punks is published by Jagex Partners, the third-party publishing arm of Jagex, best known for its flagship $1billion RuneScape franchise. Jagex Partners delivers publishing and operational services exclusively for live games, in order to bring life to the living games of the future.
 

For more information about Space Punks go to www.playspacepunks.com

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