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Planet-Sized RTS Ashes of the Singularity Now on Early Access

Stardock Entertainment and developer Oxide Games have released their massive-scale real-time strategy game, Ashes of the Singularity, on Steam Early Access.

The game is currently in a pre-beta state, and Stardock Entertainment has said users will definitely need “very high-end hardware” and it should only be purchased by “people with substantial technical expertise and experience in real-time strategy games.”

Featured above, you can view a brief developer feature with both Stardock and Oxide Games developers, as they describe what to expect in the game’s new release.

If you’re still looking to get your hands on what is easily the most ambitious RTS to date (and the first DirectX 12 RTS), you should check out the game’s system requirements:

MINIMUM:

    • OS: 64-bit Windows 10 / 8.1 / 7
    • Processor: Quad-core Intel / AMD Processor
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 2 GB DirectX 11 Compatible Video Card
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Hard Drive: 5 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: 1600×900 Display Resolution Minimum

RECOMMENDED:

    • OS: 64-bit Windows 10
    • Processor: Intel Core i7 or Equivalent
    • Memory: 16 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 4 GB DirectX 12 (Nvidia GTX 970 or AMD R9 390 Equivalent) Video Card
    • DirectX: Version 12
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Additional Notes: 1920×1080 Display Resolution or Higher

You can find Ashes of the Singularity here on Steam Early Access, with a 20% discount from $49.99 to $39.99.

Editor’s Note: Twitter GIF via Niza Mindra

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Brandon Orselli

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