Futuremark & Fatshark present Frontiers Free Weekend November 4–7
Shattered Horizon and Lead and Gold: Gangs of the Wild West Zero free to play all weekend, or buy both titles for $12.49 saving more than 60%
HELSINKI, FINLAND – November 1, 2010 – Futuremark® Games Studio and Fatshark today announced the Frontiers Pack, a special game bundle that includes multiplayer shooters Shattered Horizon™ and Lead and Gold: Gangs of the Wild West. From November 4–7 both games will be free to play on Steam during the Frontiers Free Weekend letting friends enjoy combat from the frontiers of the Wild West to the depths of space. In addition the Frontiers Pack will be on sale during the event for just $12.49, a saving of more than 60% over the regular cost of the two games when bought separately.
is an innovative multiplayer first person shooter that immerses you in the cold reality of zero gravity combat in space. The game recently started an open beta that adds AI bots to the game for the first time. These bots will be available on special servers during the free weekend to help new players learn the unique tactics possible when playing an FPS in zero gravity.
Lead and Gold: Gangs of the Wild West
is a third-person shooter that delivers an intense team-based multiplayer experience. Relive the violent era of the Wild West with adrenaline-fuelled action and fast-paced gunfights. Engage in gritty battles in beautifully rendered classic Western settings. Players test their mettle in genre-specific game modes and levels tailor-made for satisfying team play. Lead and Gold recently had a new map and game mode added and now has dedicated servers available.
Frontiers Free Weekend on Steam
Starts 23:00 GMT Thursday November 4
Ends 21:00 GMT Sunday November 7
Players can start pre-loading the games from Wednesday evening.
Weekend Sale on Steam
Shattered Horizon: $9.99 (SRP $19.99)
Lead and Gold: $7.49 (SRP $14.99)
Frontiers Pack, includes both games: $12.49 (SRP $24.99)
Shattered Horizon on Steam: http://store.steampowered.com/app/18110/
Lead and Gold on Steam: http://store.steampowered.com/app/42120/
About Shattered Horizon
Shattered Horizon is the innovative first game from Futuremark Games Studio that immerses you in the cold reality of zero gravity combat in space.
Multiplayer first-person shooter set in near-Earth space 40 years from now.
Experience intense zero gravity combat and complete freedom of movement. Use your rocket pack to fly freely through space then land on any surface.
Join your friends in action-packed 32 player battles fighting across eight space based levels from hollowed-out asteroids to the ruined remains of the International Space Station.
About Lead and Gold: Gangs of the Wild West
Lead and Gold: Gangs of the Wild West is a third-person shooter that delivers an intense team-based multiplayer experience.
Four playable characters with different strengths and weaknesses, adding depth and variety
A multitude of different game modes and settings, all with a distinct feeling of the Old West, providing increased longevity
Unique reward system that rewards players who play as a team through the use of the Synergy system
Easy pick-up-and-play controls
Two decent titles amid the swarm of AAA clones around here that you should check out this weekend if you've got the bandwidth and time. Both are great looking games IMO and I'm sure many people around here will agree. Keep an eye out for the pre-loading sometime tomorrow night (valve time).