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Atlas Reactor Season 2 Welcomes New Character, Free-To-Play Model

by Suriel Vazquez on Jan 17, 2017 at 12:31 PM

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Over the next 10 weeks, Trion Worlds' Atlas Reactor is getting a slew of content, including a new freelancer (read: character), modes, and a free-to-play model.

The game's Season 2 update lets anyone try the game out and purchase characters individually with a new in-game currency, called Flux.

The update also adds Brynn the Skywarden, who can create cover at her location, with a second character planned for later in the season. You'll be able to try Brynn out in a five new modes introduced over the course of season as well, with the first being All-Random. The game's beginning hours, existing characters, and ranked system have each received some tweaks as well, easing players and making losses in competitive play a bit less devastating.

You can read more about the update here, and watch the game's initial trailer here.


Our Take
Atlas Reactor always looked kind of interesting, and with the game now being free-to-play, that may encourage more people to jump in. Which is good, because as the multiplayer space gets more crowded, free-to-play seems like the only option for any game that needs a consistent player base to make it fun.