Eastworks, the studio behind sci-fi RTS Gray Zone, has announced their next update to the game, adding a sixth mission and a list of new changes.
For those unfamiliar, Gray Zone, it’s a sci-fi RTS game based around a revolution of slaves against a corrupt government on a colonized planet. The player follows Valern as they slowly work through overthrowing their oppressors. The game uses 2D art and comics to drive a serious but entertaining narrative. In early access, Gray Zone has seen regular updates, adding loads of new content and features each time.
Available now, and update was released for Gray Zone on PC. This update includes the following changes, listed on the official change log:
- Game size reduced by 3,5 GB (video subtitles)
- Weapons can be stored in quick inventory
- Units collect experience and are leveling up
- Heroes can earn specific skills and enhance their effectiveness in battle
- Automated looting
- Item exchange between two units based on their locality
- Small not interactive animals implementation/snake, fish, bugs, scorpions
- Mission 6 – new playable mission with 1,5 – 2 hours of game-play
- Mission 6 – full animated comics
- Animation updates – upgraded animations with heavy weapons
- Enhanced Stealth mode with visualization of angle of view for enemies — very important, game changing feature, drastically enhanced game-play, better approachable for newcomers, more fun for hardcore players
- Redesigned Enemies alertness information
- Item exchange between two units based on their locality with the possibility to buy for money
- New items in looting/trade/exchange
- Use stone to distract enemies
- Ability to level up heroes and to buy new Skills for experience points
- New tutorials
- Players can shop for items or sell them for money in several markets in each mission
- Existing levels have been visuals improved and updated with new situations and story elements
EastWorks has also confirmed that Mission 7, Skirmish, and Gray Zone progress will be worked into the current chapter of the game. Afterwards, “3 additional chapters will be released as standalone, episodic game content.”
If you’re interested, you can find Gray Zone on Steam for $16.99.